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Marseille City Pass: Marine Museum, Natural History Museum, Guided Tours, Boat Cruise & More!

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Key Highlights

  • Visit museums, castles, basilicas and explore the oldest city of France with the Marseille City Pass
  • Visit attractions like the Marine Museum, Natural History Museum, go on guided walking tours and more
  • Choice of a 24- or 48-hour pass for access to the best things to do in Marseille
  • Special offers on shopping and shows, plus a sample of Four des Navettes, a famous local treat
  • Enjoy boat excursions, discounts at certified boutiques, a sightseeing tour on an open-deck coach and more!
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Valid for 24 hours or 48 hours from the time you first use the card.

    Start time

    Flexible

    Meeting Point

    To pick up your Marseille City Pass, you must exchange your voucher at the information desk at the Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Marseille, 11 la Canebière (and no 4), 13001 Marseille.

    Ending Point

    Hotel drop off is not included

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Explore the city of Marseille at your pace and convenience with this pass. It allows you direct entry to the historical monuments, museums and art galleries of the city.

    Enjoy a boat cruise to the gigantic If Castle that dates back to the 16th century. See the prison cells, its museums and get a glimpse into the dark history of the castle. Interestingly, it was the setting for the famous Alexandre Dumas novel ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’. Truly a great way to experience Marseille!

    Itinerary

    This is a pass to visit the historical monuments, museums and art galleries of Marseille.

    You can opt for a 24 hour or 48 hour pass. The pass allows you access to many attractions, museums, tourist trains, boat ride to If-Castle, guided tours and ticket for the entire public transport network.

    You can visit the following sites at your own pace:

    Museums:
    Museum of African, Océanic and American-Indian Art
    Marine Museum
    Modern Art Museum
    Roman Docks Museum
    Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology
    History Museum
    Fashion Museum
    Death Camps Memorial
    Natural History Museum
    Museum of Popular (Arts and Traditions of Marseille)
    Grobet-Labadié Museum
    MAC (Contemporary Art)
    Earthenware Museum
    Palais des Arts (Temporary exhibitions)

    Visits:
    Guided Tours of the town (Panier, Saint-Victor, Longchamp…)
    Visit of the If-Castle

    Public Transportation Network:
    • Free access to the metro and bus (closed on 01st May)

    Strolls:
    Tourist train to Notre-Dame de la Garde or The old Town: le Panier
    A choice between Boat to the If-Castle, Boat to the Frioul Islands and Colorbus Tour (Hop-On Hop-Off bus).

    Advantages:
    • 10% discount at certified boutiques: Office de Tourisme et des Congrès, Les Galeries Lafayette, Le Comptoir du Panier, L’Occitane, Durance, Torréfaction Noaille, Dromel Ainé, Escale Marine, Marseille en Vacances and les Minots de Marseille.
    • Free soap sample : Les Savons de St Victor
    • Reduce rate for entrance to the International Fair of Marseille (September), Velodrome Stadium guided tours, the Ice Rink of the “Palais Omnisports, for renting an OM footbal fielf and free access to the sports complex OM Foot Village.
    • Free tasting at: Le Four des Navettes, Les Navettes des Accoules, La Cure Gourmande and La Maison du Pastis
    • Discounted price: sightseeing tour by open-deck coach, the Festival of Marseille in July (music, dance), original productions of the Carpe Diem Theatre, The National Theatre, La Criée, The Theatre the Gymnase, Theater Nono, Station Alexandre, The Opera of Marseille, Château La Buzine, the Silo, le Mémorial la Marseillaise, the Castle of the Buzine, the “Villa Méditerranée”.
    • 10% discount for boat excursions with Compagnies Maritimes Calanques
    • 10% discount for tuk-tuk and 2 CV strolls, for cooking lesson at l’atelier des Chefs.
    • Reduced rate for a return ticket with the airport shuttle

    Plan your itinerary and explore Marseille at your convenience.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Free access to museums
    • Guided Tours of the town (Panier, Saint-Victor, Longchamp…) according to availability and programmation
    • Free access to MuCEM (closed Tuesday)
    • Visit of the If-Castle
    • Free access to the metro, bus, tramway and city shuttle (closed on 1st may)
    • Tourist train to Notre-Dame de la Garde or the Old Town
    • Choice between Boat to the If-Castle, Boat to the Frioul Island and Colorbus Tour (Hop-On Hop-Off bus).
    • 10% discount at certified boutiques
    • Free soap sample
    • Free tasting
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    The redemption point of your Marseille City Pass,is the information desk at the Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Marseille, 11 la Canebière (and no 4). At the redemption desk you will be provided with maps, guides and other details.

    Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 9:00am till 7:00pm, Sundays & Bank holidays: 10:00am till 5:00pm

    The pass is valid on consecutive days. ‘Day’ is based on a calendar day.

    You can visit each attraction only once in a day.

    Museums closed on every Monday and on bank holidays

    The voucher (City Pass) is valid for 6 months from the date of purchase

    Additional info

    Maps and guidebook will be provided at the reception desk of the Tourist Board.

  • reviews
    • best choise

      good price for this city pass card. u can use all transportation and visit many attractions in marseille.. free or with discount. nice experience best ideal for every...

      georgios georgiou, Cyprus, 23/Jul/2013
    • Great for a day in Marseille:)

      The family had a great day using this pass to visit Marseille....

      Jeanne Guzy, United States, 23/Apr/2014
    • Good value, worked as expected

      We purchased the Marseille City Pass for our cruise stop in Marseille. We were interested in going to Chateau d'If and riding the Petit Train to Notre Dame de la Garde, and by...

      Ursula Andrews, United States, 07/May/2013
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