What to see? What to do?

Places not to be missed in Marseille

What to see and do so you don’t miss any of Marseille’s essentials?

Discover the must-see places that contribute to its influence, with over 26 centuries of history. On the sea side with the Parc National des Calanques, the Frioul islands, beaches and hiking, and on the city side with culture, heritage, culinary specialties and traditions. Formed in the heart of a natural calanque more than 2,600 years ago, the city of Marseille has survived the centuries and today offers architectural treasures from a variety of eras. Marseille covers an area of 240 km2, including 100 km2 of natural spaces, and must-see sites can be found in every corner of the city. Here’s a non-exhaustive list of Marseille’s must-see sites.