The vibrant city of Marseille is a great mix of urban life with elegant parks and historical monuments. The oldest city in France, this cultural hub lies on the Mediterranean Sea with spectacular views across the ocean. The city has many exciting museums and galleries and there are plenty of ancient buildings and churches to explore. The Old Port is guarded by two incredible fortresses, and the beautiful Notre Dame de la Garde overlooks the whole city. Take a boat from the harbour and visit the famous and magnificent Chateau d'If.