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MUCEM and Fort Saint Jean Skip the Line Ticket
from US$11.00*
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MUCEM and Fort Saint Jean Skip the Line Ticket
from US$11.00*
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“old port”(33 reviews)
“modern museum”(3 reviews)
“free entry”(6 reviews)
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Vieux port, Marseille, France
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All reviewsold portmodern museumfree entryvieux portwalk aroundnice walkgreat place to visitwell worth the visitcouple of hoursle paniersunny daynotre dame de la garderampartshistoryharbourseafootbridge
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of Marseille’s most extraordinary attributes, this fort was built in the mid-1600s to defend the entrance to the Port of Marseille. As such, it occupies a beautiful piece of real estate in the city. If you like history, you’ll love this place, but even...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk up and down in the old fortress with different views over the city and the sea and any time with the ferries to Corsica as background. Some nice terraces will welcome you. Great spot indeed !!

Thank dardethierry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting Fort, entrance is free, but you pay to enter the museum. Beautiful views of the city and harbour.

Thank Rubyann40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit and lovely views. Very interesting and well worth visiting. Good walks round the walls.

Thank walkingsue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth it. A bit of a walk from the Vieux Port itself but overall we felt the views offered of the city were great. If you are interested in history this is a great place. Wear sunscreen in the summer!

Thank Mex56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our morning here. It was free and full of amazing citylines for photos. You need to be able bodied here as far as I could tell. Free was a plus too!

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We came to Marseille from Aix en Provence. Bought a day ticket for public transport in Marseille for 5.20 euros and rode the metro and buses. We visited on July 4 and it was pretty hot. So if you want to have some shade, bring...More

Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Nice for the view of the town. Linked to MUCEM so relax at the terrace. It is not huge so you won't spend too much time.

Thank Nikol M
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This was another attraction on our free morning schedule, but, like the Cathedral, opening time was 11.00am. It dates to 1660, constructed at the direction of Louis XIV and incorporated two existing structures. The fort was severely damaged during WW2 and handed to the Ministry...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 31 May 2018

If you have time its worth going inside. You may need to take ticket to visit inside. Outside the fort you can get some good views.

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