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Château d'If - Things to Know Before Visiting

Château d'If, 13007 Marseille, France

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About Château d'If

Château d'If is a famous castle in southern France. It was built by Francis I in 1524, the castle was used for several centuries as a state prison. The island is uninhabited except of the fortress.


Attractions Near Château d'If

Frioul archipelago
Frioul archipelago1.82km from Château d'If

The Frioul archipelago is a group of four islands and a conservative area located off the Mediterranean coast of France. The islands have Calanques, and impressive beaches and cliffs.

MuCEM – Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean and Fort Saint-Jean

The museum is devoted to European and Mediterranean civilizations. The museum is engaged in the contemporary aspects of European and Mediterranean civilizations. Its collections include more than 350,000 objects. The museum is built on reclaimed land at the entrance to the harbor, next to the site of the 17th-century Fort Saint-Jean.

Abbaye Saint-Victor
Abbaye Saint-Victor3.42km from Château d'If

Saint-Victor Abbey is a former abbey situated in Marseille. It was founded during the late Roman period and named after the saint and martyr of the local soldier, Victor of Marseilles.

Old Port of Marseille
Old Port of Marseille3.57km from Château d'If

The Old Port of Marseille is at the end of the Canebière street. Since ancient times, it has been the natural harbor of the city and is now the most famous place in Marseille.

Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde3.7km from Château d'If

Notre-Dame de la Garde is a Catholic basilica in Marseille city. The basilica is located at the south side of the Old Port of Marseille, on the highest point in Marseille- a 149-meter high limestone outcropping. It was built on the foundation of an ancient fort.

Cathédrale La Major
Cathédrale La Major3.87km from Château d'If

Marseille Cathedral is a national monument of France located in Marseille. It has been a basilica minor since 1896 and is the seat of the Archdiocese of Marseille. Marseille Cathedral is truly one of the best architectural wonders in the region.

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is one of the most popular holiday regions in the south of France. Its identity as a geographical region is a holdover from the days of the Roman Empire. Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is famous for its sunny weather, colorful countryside, tradition, wine, food, and language.

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