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Tour summary - Marseille the French Connection city

Architecture tour tracing the cities architectural heritage, including Cité Radieuse, Le Corbusier's iconic building, Friche de la Belle de Mai, a former tobacco factory turned cultural complex & MuCEM, Marseille architect Rudi Ricciotti's 2013 museum masterpiece.  


 Visit & explore Le Corbusier’s 1950’s Unité d’Habitation building including roof terraces with panoramic city & sea views. Discover the 19th century industrial architecture of La Friche de Belle de Mai one time factory turned urban cultural centre. Visit and discover the modernist architecture of the MuCEM museum & experience how 17th century architecture sits beside the designs of the 21st century. 

Language: English or French 

Includes: Local English-speaking guide. Exclusions: Items of a personal nature, meals, refreshments or guide gratuities.

Schedule details 

Duration: 4-4.5 hours Meeting point: In front of the Mairie de Marseille, Quai du Port, 13002 Marseille. (Bus stops 60/82/82S/582) Please remember sunscreen and a sun hat in summer and warm clothing in the winter and comfortable walking shoes.