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Fort Saint-Jean

Vieux port, Marseille, France
+33 4 84 35 13 13
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  • Average4%
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“old port” (33 reviews)
“modern museum” (3 reviews)
“free entry” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Vieux port, Marseille, France
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+33 4 84 35 13 13
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"old port"
in 33 reviews
"modern museum"
in 3 reviews
"free entry"
in 6 reviews
"vieux port"
in 15 reviews
"walk around"
in 7 reviews
"nice walk"
in 6 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 3 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 3 reviews
"le panier"
in 5 reviews
"sunny day"
in 3 reviews
"notre dame de la garde"
in 5 reviews
"ramparts"
in 10 reviews
"history"
in 44 reviews
"harbour"
in 26 reviews
"sea"
in 28 reviews
"footbridge"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 6 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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank walkingsue
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Reviewed 4 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
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Reviewed 5 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 10 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
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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
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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
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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.

Thank ShankerSreekumar
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