Chateau d'if (Marseille) Reviews
Description:Address: Chateau D'if, Embarcadère Frioul If, 1 Quai de la Fraternité, 13001 Marseille, France / Discover the château ... more
Chateau d'if (Marseille) ... d'If lying just off the Marseille coast, a fortress built by François I and made famous by Alexandre Dumas' novel, The Count of Monte Cristo. Come and be captivated by the legends of the place and the outstanding views of Marseille and the Iles du Frioul.
Newest Review: ... There is a separate charge to enter the castle of 5 euros. I didn't notice any concessions although my friend tells me that residents can enter for free! The chateau is a very impressive sight and takes up most of the small island on which it is situated. On arrival we were given a small leaflet in English with a brief history and explanation of what was on view. All the signs are in French ... more
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by - written on 11/10/11 (Very useful, 56 readings)
Two years ago I visited Marseille to stay with French friends. During our stay my friends recommended a visit to the famous Chateau d'if. The Château is situated on a small Island about 1 mile off on the coast of Marseille. It is best known as the setting for the Alexandre Dumas novel, the Count of Monte Cristo. Getting there. ************ The Isle D'if is reached via a 20 boat trip from the old port of Marseille. The island is one of 3 that make up the Frioul islands. It is also possible to visit Port Frioul and Ile de Ratonneau. The ferry runs all year although it is more frequent during the busy summer months. It is worth noting that the castle ... Read the complete review
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