Join us to explore this wonderful city aged of 2.600 years on a three hours walking tour through which we will get on an exciting journey. Starting with the beautiful old port, a natural cove and the birthplace of the city, this is where it all began! Then we will enter the oldest neighberhood in France. “Le Panier” visiting its monuments (yesterday’s and today’s), going through the new Hotel Dieu, which opened for the event “Marseille Provence 2013” during which Marseille was the european capital of culture. Then, we will take the ascent of Accoules in orde to get to the “Place des Moulins” and its wonderful history before continuing discover the Panier district culminating our tour just two steps away from the Mucem, new icon of Marseille. The museum of the civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean is one of the most visited places in Marseille thanks to its modern architecture linked to the Fort St. John, which host beautiful exhibitions as well. This walk will help us to assiste to the change and modernization taking place in Marseille since the last few years.
Why? Because we want you to determinate the value of the experience. We come from Argentina and from the very begining we fell in love with Marseille. That is why we want to share this passion with you and we believe the best way to do this is to let you contribute to this project in your own way.
To recognize us, look for the Marseille Free Walking Tour logo under the mirror ceiling, located at the exit “Vieux Port” of Metro Line 1.
Map of the tour
– Vieux Port – Place des Moulins
– Eglise Saint Ferréol – Vielle charite
– Musee d´histoire (jardin de Vestiges) – Place des 13 Coins
– Grand Rue – Place de Lenche
– Rue de la République – Cathedrale de la Major
– Hotel de Cabre – Mucem et Villa Méditerranée
– Hotel Dieu – Forts Saint Jean et Saint Nicolas
– Bonne Mere – L ’abbaye Saint-Victor de Marseille
– Maison Diamantee
– Montee des Accoules