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58 boulevard Charles Livon, 13007 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just across from our hotel - the New Hotel of Marseille. The palace is just a backdrop to extraordinary views across the river to the new port area.

Thank DJG_KAG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice place to go chill and take a few nice pics of Marseille and the Viex Port. There is a small garden where you can picnic.

Thank SIrani
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the flight and usual airport hassles in the morning, a nice relaxing walk and an introduction to Marseille was the order of the day. We were staying on the west of the old port so walked round the port to the eastern side and...More

Thank Glyn R
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The park entrance is just past the Sofitel/Novotel entrance. There's a good number of bench seats as well as a large grass area that has a shaded area. Depending on the heat ( it was mid thirties when we were there), there was plenty space...More

Thank Flight1792
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Palais du Pharo is a beautiful park located about a 15 minute walk from old port. It has pretty views overlooking the old port and MuCEM. Free place to visit and have a picnic lunch and just relax with the locals. You can not go...More

4  Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 30 June 2018

The palace is situated right at the end of a cliff. You have a wonderful view of the city and of the harbor. The lawn in front of the palace is nice and green and you can have a seat while you take in everything...More

Thank Winter1604
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Located next to the wonderful Sofitel hotel, this is where you get a great panoramic view over the city. There's a bus stop nearby. If you are pressed for time, this is a real "must see" (and free).

Thank EtdP
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Set in fantastic gardens with 360 degree views this is a magical place. A moment of piece and quiet in a manic city. Easy walk up from the old port and well worth the effort. Seemed safe and secure and a lovely place to rest,...More

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The views from here are amazing, you get panoramic view of Marseille old and new port. It's a great place for kids to play and run around, perfect for picnics and it's definitely the best spot to watch sunset.

Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I walked to the Park and I spent about 1 hour enjoying the stunning views of Marseille Port, the Fort opposite, and the busy transit of all shapes sailing and motor boats. I didn't have time left to visit the actual palace...next time I will!

Thank SPVeloce52
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