Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Marseille

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Marseille is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Marseille a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Marseille.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Marseille:

  1. Notre Dame De La Garde

    #1 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Notre Dame De La Garde

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: Rue Fort du Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille, France

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Seen from above, Marseilles is a sea of terracotta roofs and that’s exactly the view you get from here, where a medieval fort once stood. It’s made up of a Romanesque style lower church an...Read more

  2. Abbey Of Saint Victor

    #2 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Abbey Of Saint Victor

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Place Saint-Victor, 13007 Marseille, France

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    After the Notre Dame, this will not feel comfortable – the church has obviously seen great damage. And yet, there is beauty in its wounds – the still standing church is made greater by its...Read more

  3. La Panier

    #3 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    La Panier

    Tags: Art And Culture, Food And Drinks, Street Market, Shopping Center

    Address: La Panier, Marseille

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Panier means basket, and there could not be a better name for this place. This is where Marseille was truly born in 600 BC with the coming of the Greeks. The millennia saw many more cultures come in, ...Read more

  4. Cathedrale De La Major

    #4 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Cathedrale De La Major

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Place de la Major, 13002 Marseille, France

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    It’s just a really big, really impressive looking cathedral. The building you see today was built on the remains of a smaller 12th century Romanesque cathedral of which only the choir and a bay ...Read more

  5. Palaisand Parc Longchamp

    #5 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Palaisand Parc Longchamp

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Park, Play Ground

    Address: Boulevard Jardin Zoologique, 13004 Marseille, France

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This grand Marseille monument houses two institutions: the Museum of Fine Arts, and the Natural History Museum. It also hosts a botanical garden. The garden used to be a zoo in the 19th century, and b...Read more

  6. Housing Unit

    #6 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Housing Unit

    Tags: Architecture

    Address: 280 Boulevard Michelet, 13008 Marseille, France

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This apartment building was built after the second world war in response to the housing shortage in France. A large building was needed and quickly. Architect Jean-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris said L...Read more

  7. Eglise Saint-vincent De Paul

    #7 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Eglise Saint-vincent De Paul

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: 1 Rue Barbaroux, 13001 Marseille, France

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    This 1886 neo gothic church was inspired by the designs of the Reims Cathedral and the Amiens Cathedral. It is a striking feature of Marseille’s sky, soaring high as if it were about rise off th...Read more

  8. Eglise Saint-laurent

    #8 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Eglise Saint-laurent

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: 16 Espl. de la Tourette, 13002 Marseille, France

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 06:30 pm Details

    This beautiful Romanesque Church completed in the 13th century and then remodeled in the 17th century has a building of pink limestone. Its origin actually is in the ninth century when the local Bisho...Read more

  9. Basilique Du Sacre - Ceour

    #9 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Basilique Du Sacre - Ceour

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: 81 Avenue du Prado, 13008 Marseille, France

    Timings: 09:15 am - 06:30 pm Details

    This Roman Byzantine style Basilica was consecrated in 1947. It took 27 years to complete building it. The highlights of the charge are: The large Corsican and Swedish granite columns. The stained gl...Read more

  10. Chateau Borely

    #10 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Chateau Borely

    Tags: Art Museum, Architecture

    Address: Château de Borely, Parc de Borély, 132 Avenue Clot Bey, 13008 Marseille, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This eighteenth-century chateau used to host an archaeological museum. But today it houses are far better decorative Arts Museum. Most of the items collected here heart from the beginning of the 18th ...Read more

  11. Cantini Museum

    #11 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Cantini Museum

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: 19 Rue Grignan, 13006 Marseille, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Musee Cantini or Cantini Museum is a museum of modern fine art focusing on the paintings of the first half of the 20th century. It is one of the largest such collections in the country. Themes and...Read more

  12. Eglise Des Augustins

    #12 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Eglise Des Augustins

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: 9 Rue Reine Elisabeth, 13001 Marseille, France

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The Knights Templar gave their land her over to som Augustinian monks in the 14th century. They completed their church only in the 16th century. Catherine de' Medici was married to  Catherine de'...Read more

  13. Arc De Triomphe

    #13 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Arc De Triomphe

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Place Jules Guesde, 13003 Marseille, France

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This gate used to mark the entry point into the city from the road to Aix-en-Provence. Usually such arches commemorate something specific, but after failing to confirm ending the American War of Indep...Read more

  14. Musee Du Terroir Marseillais

    #14 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Musee Du Terroir Marseillais

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: 5 Place des Heros, 13013 Marseille, France

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This art, culture and ethnographic museum has a lot going on. Its aim is to showcase the 18th and 19th century Provencal lifestyle as evidenced by one of the most classic villages of that era - Ch&aci...Read more

  15. Ass Oeuvre Socia Region Chateau Gomber

    #15 of 27 Art and Cultural Attractions in Marseille
    Ass Oeuvre Socia Region Chateau Gomber

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Place des Héros, 13013 Marseille, France

    Ass Oeuvre Socia Region Chateau Gomber is a Catholic Church. It has a large parking lot too, to accommodate all the vehicles during the Sunday masses. It surly is a landmark for the neighbourhood. It ...Read more

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