Trip to Marseille is a great plan if you want some fun. Marseille is a pre-eminent and one of the oldest cities located in France and it was founded by Greeks in 600 BC. The city of Marseille is beautiful with a melting pot of culture and it has been considered as the France’s European Cultural Capital. A lot of travelers in this place mostly find the city’s entertainment and cultural attractions. Everything you need to look is all there in Marseille such as restaurants, art galleries, museums and cinemas.
Marseille Flickr by Shoshanah
If you think about trip to Marseille, there are lots of places you need to know that you need to spend most of the time during your vacation in this place. Chateau d’If is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in the city and don’t miss to visit this place. Chateau d’If is a fortress that was being created Francois I in 154.
Have more fun with your Marseille trip at Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde, it is another great place for you to visit. It is made sometime in 1864 and it is inspired with the basilica of Romano-Byzantine. You will find this basilica completely covered with leaf in gold. Another main attraction in this place is the 36-feet Virgin Mary statue. If you enter in this basilica, you will be amazed how it is made of. This basilica is made with murals and marbles. Going to visit the Palais du Pharo would complete your Marseille trip planning. Palais du Pharo is a great and amazing attraction of the place because this city was built by Emperor Napoleon III. Emperor Napoleon III served this city as his residence before and he gave the Plais du Pharo to his wife Empress Eugine de Monjito in 1839. Plais du Pharu today is use by people as exhibits and conference venue.
You will be proud if you come to visit Fontained Castellane. You will be amazed to see this great fountain that you will see at the center of the square. Fontaine Castellane is a famous monumental fountain. This fountain is made and designed by the great sculptor named Allar in 1911, and it is made to describe the journey of the River Rhone.
Marseille St. Charles is the main station of this place and it is linked to various cities and there are lots of buses stop there. This main station is just a walking distance from the Olda Port and the Canebiere.
So if you plan a trip to Marseille, just don’t forget to plan to visit the places stated above. It would be great if you bring the whole family of yours and enjoy the unforgettable vacation that everybody has been wishing about.
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