Museums and Cultural Attractions in Marseille

Marseille-Provence in the European Capital of Culture in 2013, and the whole region will host hundreds of cultural events, such as exhibitions, spectacles, concerts, parades, festivals, food tastings and more. For more info, visit the website: And make sure to stop at the Office du Tourisme, located at the head of the Vieux Port, 4 La Canebière, Tel: +33 826 50 05 00. You can buy the City Pass, giving free entry to 15 museums, access to subway, bus and tramway network, boat trip to Frioul Islands and more.

Farnsworth Museum

One of the most respected small art museums in the country, located in downtown Rockland. Superb collection of paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures by renowned native Maine artists or international artists with connections to Maine. Open daily, 10am-5pm, in season.
Tel: (207) 596 6457

Arabic Baths

This is a small museum in the Barri Gothic medieval quarter; the 10th Century Arabic Baths has a charming adjoining garden,
and is worth a visit if you are touring the area.

Tel: {0034} 971 721 549

Carrer Serra 7
07001, Palma de Mallorca

Almudaina Palace Museum

Next door to the Cathedral, this Moorish Palace was originally built as a Citadel, and became the residence of Mallorcan Kings from the 14thC. It is still today the official residence of the King and Queen of Spain.
The main highlights are the separate Kings and Queens quarters, the Great Hall and St. Anne’s Chapel.

C/ Palan Reial 20
Palma de Mallorca
Tel: {0034} 971 214 134

Musée de l’Annonciade

Set in a 16th century chapel facing the harbour, this museum is a vivid reminder that St Tropez was a major 'avant garde' artistic community at the beginning of the 20th century. Very attractive selection of paintings from the Pointillist, Nabist, Fauvist and Expressionists periods. Closed on Tuesdays.
Tel: +33(0)4 94 97 84 10

Musée Picasso

A museum housed in the magnificent medieval Château Grimaldi, in Old Antibes, where Picasso used to have his studio. Showcases painting, sculptures and drawings of contemporary style artists, including many from Picasso. Closed on Mon.
Tel: +33(0)492 905 420

Fort Carré

The 16th century fortress dominating the Port Vauban can be visited only on guided tours in French or English. The interesting tour lasts about 30min, and the view from the fort on Antibes and the Alps on the other side is just breathtaking. The Fort is surrounded by a 4 acres park open to the public. Closed Mon.
Tel: +33(0)6 14 89 17 45