Visit of Marseille, the old port, the beaches of the Prado

A visit to Marseille to discover the city: the old Port and parc Borély.

This route is a walk among the most emblematic places of the city of Marseille. We start from the old Port, access is easy by public transport (metro, bus, train, tram,...). The TGV station is only 15 minutes walk. Then we continue towards the parc Borély, you will have to take the bus that runs along the corniche to reach the parc.

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Duration: 4 h.

Start of the walk in the Vieux-Port

Start of the walk in the Vieux-Port
Here is a market of fishermen

Restaurant on the old Port

Restaurant on the old Port

Cruise ships

Cruise ships
Marseille wants to become a milestone of tourism in the Mediterranean.

The Major cathedral

The Major cathedral
The architect who create the Cathedral wanted to mix several styles and different influences to show the diversity of Marseille.

Inside the Major Cathedral

Inside the Major Cathedral
The Interior is beautiful and worth a look.

Cruise port

Cruise port
'Departure of boats for tours around Marseille : the Frioul Islands and the chateau d''if. You can also visit the famous calanques.'

Restaurants

There are many restaurants in these streets that serve the iconic dish of the city: bouillabaisse (fish soup).

View of the Old Port from the garden of the Pharo

View of the Old Port from the garden of the Pharo
The garden of the Pharo is a public park which is closed at night, it is located at the end of the port. Nice view of Marseille.

The Palace of the Pharo

The Palace of the Pharo
The Palace of the Pharo was built by Napoleon III, The view at the end of the garden is beautiful. You can look at the boats in the port.

The road

Take a bus from the Port Vieux beach to reach the Prado..

The Prado beaches

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The Prado beaches
The coast around Marseille is very hilly and there are few beaches. The Parado beach is most important.

The rose garden in the parc Borély

The rose garden in the parc Borély

The Château Borély

The Château Borély
The Borély family was a family that made a fortune in the trading and has built the castle in 1767. The Park is now a public park.
Start of the walk (Google Maps)

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