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20 Attractions to Explore Near Cathédrale La Major

Cathédrale La Major
Cathédrale La MajorPlace de la Major, 13002 Marseille, France

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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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.

Old Port of Marseille
Old Port of Marseille0.55 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

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.

Marseille History Museum
Marseille History Museum0.89 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

The Marseille History Museum is the native History and Archaeology Museum of Marseille. The museum currently features permanent exhibitions displaying the history of Marseille up to the eighteenth century.

Abbaye Saint-Victor
Abbaye Saint-Victor1.07 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

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.

Canebière
Canebière1.27 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

La Canebière is the historic high street center of Marseille measuring 1km long, which goes from the Old Port of Marseille to the Réformés quarter.

Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde1.86 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

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.

Palais Longchamp
Palais Longchamp2.45 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

The Palais Longchamp is a magnificent monument in the fourth district of Marseille, France. It brings together the Museum of Fine Arts, the Natural History Museum, and the Botanical Garden on the same site.

Château d'If
Château d'If3.87 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

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.

Parc Borély
Parc Borély4.63 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

Parc Borély is one of the Remarkable Gardens of France and a Municipal park situated in the city of Marseille. The 17 hectares park consists of three different gardens; a Garden à la française, an English landscape garden, and a recently renovated race track.

Frioul archipelago
Frioul archipelago5.63 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

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.

Parc national des Calanques
Parc national des Calanques10.57 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

Calanques National Park is the first land-based, aquatic, and periurban European park. Calanques National Park is notable for its beautiful landscapes, exceptional biodiversity, and cultural heritage.

Massif des Calanques
Massif des Calanques10.80 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

The Massif des Calanques is a wild and rugged terrain stretching from the ninth arrondissement of Marseille to the east towards Cassis.

Calanque d'En-Vau
Calanque d'En-Vau15.31 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

It is one of Marseille's most beautiful creeks, but also one of the most remote place in the National Park of Calanques.

Cap Canaille
Cap Canaille19.29 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

Cap Canaille is the highest sea cliff of France located in the Bouches-du-Rhône département of southern France. The rock consists of layers of ochre-colored sandstone, conglomerate, and limestone from the Turonian age. The site features beautiful viewpoints.

Musée Granet
Musée Granet26.05 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

The Musée Granet is a museum dedicated to painting, sculpture, and archaeology in the Mazarin quarter of Aix-en-Provence, France.

Cours Mirabeau
Cours Mirabeau26.12 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

The Cours Mirabeau is one of Europe's great boulevards. It is the most popular and lively place in town. The wide sidewalks of the street are planted with double rows of plane-trees. The Cours Mirabeau is decorated by fountains, the most popular of which is the Fontaine de la Rotonde, a large fountain that makes up a roundabout at one end of the street.

Aix Cathedral
Aix Cathedral26.64 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

Aix Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church and a national monument of France located in Aix-en-Provence of southern France. The church was designed using a mixture of three architectural styles (Romanesque, Gothic, and Neo-Gothic).

Sainte-Baume
Sainte-Baume32.31 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

The Sainte-Baume is a mountain ridge in southern France. It is one of the hiker's paradise and a major pilgrimage site in France.

Luberon
Luberon56.32 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

The Luberon is a massif in central Provence in Southern France. It has a maximum elevation of 1,256 meters and an area of about 600 square kilometers. It is a favourite destination for French high society and British and American visitors because of the pleasant and picturesque towns and villages, comfortable way of life, agricultural wealth, historical and cultural associations, as well as hiking trails.

Alpilles
Alpilles65.62 KMs away from Cathédrale La Major

The Chaîne des Alpilles is a narrow range of low mountains in southern France. The highest areas of the range are a nature reserve occupied by a variety of endangered birds, including the eagle of Bonelli, the vulture of Egypt and the eagle owl.