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Address: Harbour + Notre Dame de la Garde, Marseille, France
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+33 4 91 25 24 69

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You can take the local bus to the top of the hill to visit the church for about 2 euros, as opposed to the little train at 7euros, but you get a good commentary, it's more fun and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
Paul J
Chichester, United Kingdom
via mobile

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little train took us on a big ride around this city saving our legs from walking up and down. The train ride gives you a overview of this beautiful city and you could go back to check out any particular spot.

Thank Annaricketts2016
Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not miss it !! No matter how long you are going to stay in the city, first thing to do is taking this tour !! so you got the main views of that chaming city . You sit in a small train that takes you to the other side of the city, up to the highest point of Marseille... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

You can take the local bus to the top of the hill to visit the church for about 2 euros, as opposed to the little train at 7euros, but you get a good commentary, it's more fun and a great way to see the town.

1 Thank Paul J
Beverly Hills, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We were traveling by cruise ship and wanted something easy (and inexpensive) to do in Marselles. We took the bus from the ship terminal to town and rode the Petit Train up to Notre Dame de la Garde. It was a little chilly, but really sunny and nice. When you arrive at the cathedral, it is an uphill walk to... More 

3 Thank AnthVick
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Land trains are often a good way to get the feel of a town or city, but this one is a must because it takes you up to the Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde. They set off every half hour and make their way beside the Old Port before winding their way along back streets and eventually up to... More 

2 Thank BeejayBerkshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The "Little train" is good opportunity to get up the Notre Dame church in Marseille when you do not want study the local transport plans. Tired from walking I really appreciated the chance to sit and look. I would five the maximum "stars" but there is one thing that I have to complain about. Train drivers try top maximize profit... More 

1 Thank Jindra
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

There was a sizeable queue, not surprising given our visit was in peek summer season, but the ticket booth cut through the queue in fairly quick order. The train chugs around the harbour with some great views out to see. I'd have probably learnt a lot but the speaker in our carriage giving information wasn't working so we heard no... More 

1 Thank machinmad
London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you have limited time in Marseille this little tour is a fun, easy way to have a quick look around. It's a cute, open train that goes right up to the beautiful Notre-dame de la Garde on the top of the hill. On the way you see stunning views, plus they narrate the journey in several languages, pointing out... More 

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Langley, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Took the coach into Marseille from the cruise ship terminal. Walked near the harbour and found this tour train. Waited about 15 minutes to get on. Enjoyed the trip around the waterfront to the Basilica. Was quite the delay at the Basilica to return to the harbour - about 45 minutes in line - but eventually made it back down... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Used this option on recent cruise visit to Marseille City, had 15 min wait, but use for easy access to Notre Dam


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