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Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde

Closes in 28 min: 7:00 AM - 6:15 PM
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All reviews tourist train beautiful basilica hanging from the ceiling notre dame de la garde walk up highest point old port worth the climb panoramic view vieux port petit train number bus entire city worth the trip well worth the visit hop on hop off bus worth the effort
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Reviewed 1 week ago

- Access with the bus #60 from the "Vieux Port", very crowded bus on Saturday... - Avoid the weekend, especially Sunday due to celebrations inside the Basilica. - Beautiful view on Marseille once you arrive there. - Get information before visiting the basilica to better...More

Thank Joly78000
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW! What a gem it is huge and looks fantastic. It is truly beautiful inside and a must to visit. We spent time wandering and drinking in it's wonder.

Thank livingthedreem
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views from the terrace of Notre-Dame de la Garde are stunning of a beautiful city on the Mediterranean Sea. Notre-Dame de la Garde is Marseille’s highest point and show cases the massive Neo-Romanesque, Neo- Byzantine basilica. Take the bus from Vieux Port.

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to gird up our loins, and climb up to Notre Dame. It was tough going----it's a long way from Vieux Port, and all uphill. The views from up there are spectacular, and so is the richness of the decoration inside the basilica. Lovely...More

Thank kenriley
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the metro to Castellane staion where there was a wonderful street market. The walk up to the Basilique is not so steep from this side and took about 20 mins. The cathedral itself is not to be missed for its stunning striped stone....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful structure with awesome panoramic views. Lots of stairs but worth the effort to get to the top and light a candle in this centuries old church. Highly recommend.

Thank Kaye D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marseille is incredibly windy - make sure you bring a cardigan/jacket as you will need it. It was not cold, just very windy. We got the bus from down at the port.(Blue bus number 60 - buy ticket for €2 on board) up the the...More

1  Thank 516siobhan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the must visit in marseille . There was a line so I could not enter inside. The view from it is very nice and you could view the Port and other landmarks from there. From there you can take 30 min walk to...More

Thank Teodora G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buy a ticket for the hop on-hop off bus as this stops here and you also get to see the rest of the City. Brilliant interior, with beautiful mosiac walls and hanging boats. We had our best meal in Marseille at the church's restaurant on...More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaling view over Marseille! Worth to get there by 'petit train' witj impressive climb and descent...

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SwaneeGan
2 August 2018|
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Response from deval33 | Reviewed this property |
you can try the tgv or you have the flexbus that should go from nice to marseille
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ChristineC5572
11 April 2018|
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Response from deval33 | Reviewed this property |
i do have three friends that do private tours of the monuments and other areas in marseille if you are interested i can pass you thier numbers
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Georgian-visiting-LT
2 March 2018|
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Response from KALIST0 | Reviewed this property |
There is the bus Number 60 , takes like 15 min from old port center to basilique notre dame de la garde
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