Built in 1660 by Louis XIV, Fort Saint Jean is a fortification in Marseille that sits on the entrance to the Old Port. It is a very interesting historic landmark that will delight any history lover. While exploring the area, you will find the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations (MuCEM) and the Musée de la Marine et de l'Économie, two places that will help you learn about Marseille’s vast maritime history. Be sure to book a seat in one of Marseille’s tourist trains if you’re travelling with the kids: they’ll love the fun tour around the city! There are plenty of great restaurants in the area, such as Bobolivo, Les Buffets du Vieux-Port, and Au Bout du Quai, all three of them serving the best of French cuisine. Interested in visiting Marseille? Enjoy ocean views and easy travel by booking into one of our selected hotels or vacation rentals near the Fort Saint Jean!
Hotels Near Fort Saint Jean, France
Vrbo Vacation Rentals Near Fort Saint Jean, France
Marseille T3 (96 m2) City center 5 mn. Old harbor with clear view
8 Square Protis
70M2 Nine Design Climatise sunny 2 bedroom 1 floor 2 'OLD PO MUCEM
4 bis Rue Saint-Thomé
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