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After the flight and usual airport hassles in the morning, a nice relaxing walk and an introduction to Marseille was the order of the day. We were staying on the west of the old port so walked round the port to the eastern side and...More
The park entrance is just past the Sofitel/Novotel entrance. There's a good number of bench seats as well as a large grass area that has a shaded area. Depending on the heat ( it was mid thirties when we were there), there was plenty space...More
Palais du Pharo is a beautiful park located about a 15 minute walk from old port. It has pretty views overlooking the old port and MuCEM. Free place to visit and have a picnic lunch and just relax with the locals. You can not go...More
The palace is situated right at the end of a cliff. You have a wonderful view of the city and of the harbor. The lawn in front of the palace is nice and green and you can have a seat while you take in everything...More
Set in fantastic gardens with 360 degree views this is a magical place. A moment of piece and quiet in a manic city. Easy walk up from the old port and well worth the effort. Seemed safe and secure and a lovely place to rest,...More
The views from here are amazing, you get panoramic view of Marseille old and new port. It's a great place for kids to play and run around, perfect for picnics and it's definitely the best spot to watch sunset.
I walked to the Park and I spent about 1 hour enjoying the stunning views of Marseille Port, the Fort opposite, and the busy transit of all shapes sailing and motor boats. I didn't have time left to visit the actual palace...next time I will!