"CHATEAU D'IF II" Château d'If Tip by eden_teuling
Château d'If, Marseille: 26 reviews and 80 photos
This is also free of charge (boat & chateau) when you have a CITY PASS.....
The most famous prisoner no doubt was Josè Custodio Faria whom Alexandre Dumas immortalised in his tale "The Count of Monte-Cristo".
After accomodating the rebels of 1848 and the communards of 1871, the fortress ceased to be a prison and was opened to the public in 1890.
As for Edmond Dantès, The Count of Monte-Cristo, the hole he dug into one of the cell walls is still visible.
It served me well to take this picture of Marseille seen through the hole!
Worthy of a visit, you will enjoy it!
Directions: in the Mediterranean in front of Marseille!
Phone: 33(0)4 91 13 89 00
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