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Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde

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All reviewstourist trainbeautiful basilicahanging from the ceilingnotre dame de la gardewalk upold porthighest pointworth the climbpanoramic viewvieux portpetit trainnumber busentire cityworth the tripwell worth the visithop on hop off busworth the effort
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic Basillica and view over the Marseille, the marina and Mediterranean Sea. Be prepared to climb over 50 steps to get up there, but we’ll worth the climb

Thank Helene P
Reviewed yesterday

You don’t have to be religious to visit this site it is a beautiful building which allows great views of the whole of Marseille

Thank clansman1947
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We got here by the little touristique train, although there is always the option of bus 60 from vieux-port. It's a definite must when in Marseille. Both the view and the basilique are spectacular.

Thank Victor J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a stunning church building commanding fabulous views over Marseille. The interior is light and airy, with beautiful work and a great atmosphere. Well worth the climb up from the Vieux Port.

Thank PilgrimfromRTW
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to see notra dam del a gare it was well worth the visit and really enjoyed it and the views where magic

Thank chaddie63
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Take the novelty train trip from the port where you can hop on and off. Do not take the cattle colour bus

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great views and a lovely place to visit, not a good place for people who are not very mobile, loads of steps to encounter. The views are magnificent of the city and the gold leaf on the roof statue is amazing

Thank David W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Doesn’t matter if you visit it by night or during the day, the place is definitely worth climbing the stair or, for the less active ones, using the bus.

Thank Kasia R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well worth visiting. Better than the Cathedral. Beautiful inside. We walked up the smaller streets to get a feel if the city but you need to be fit. Buses go up as does the little tourist train . Go early as less crowds or watch...More

Thank magdalene56
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had not planned a visit to the Basilique but thankfully our guide drove us to the top for a phenomenal view. Be prepared for large crowds of people and many steps to see this beautiful church.

Thank Melaney68
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August 1, 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
April 10, 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
March 1, 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