This breathtaking seafront promenade is accessible by foot or car and stretches from the central business district of Marseille to the Prado beaches. Along the way, there are monuments and views to take in.


  • Take a stroll through the 7th arrondissement of the city:

As you make your way through the 7th arrondissement of Marseille, take in the traditional narrow lanes that have managed to keep their quaint old-world appeal. Along its length of three kilometers, there is plenty of space for you to find a spot where you can take in the breathtaking view of the islands in Friuli.

  • Along the Corniche, several restaurants offer stunning panoramas of the area:

Visitors to the Corniche will be treated to breathtaking vistas of the Mediterranean Sea, the islands known as the Iles du Frioul, villas built in the 19th century, and the Prado Beaches.

  • Get some food together for a picnic so that you can relax on Prophet's Beach:

This beach is considered one of the oldest in the Marseille area. It would help if you went there late in the day to see an incredible sunset and avoid the crowds during the summer months.

  • Be sure that you have plenty of time on your hands to take in the breathtaking scenery of THE AUFFRES VALLON:

On the Kennedy Corniche, between Catalan beach and Malmusque cove, you'll find the entrance to this location. This treasure can't be ignored under any circumstances! The magnificent and peaceful atmosphere of Le Vallon des Auffres is the setting for various dining establishments, including the well-known Chez Fonfon.

  • Arrive at Cornice Kennedy to take a seat, unwind and take in the sight and sound of the neighborhood:

This breathtaking three-kilometer stretch between the beaches of Catalan and Prado offers stunning vistas and an excellent launching point for exploring the city. A prominent feature that visitors to the Corniche President John Fitzgerald Kennedy will notice is a bench that runs almost the entire length of the Corniche, making it one of the longest benches in the world. You can pull over at any point along the route between the historic Villa Valmer and the Gaby Delys Villa and the Vallon des Auffes, a traditional fishing haven with a few restaurants in the surrounding area, to take photographs.

  • At the end of the Corniche is where you'll find the beaches of Prado:

You can reach the Prado by traveling along the Corniche Kennedy, which begins at Catalan Beach and ends at the Prado. This location is ideal for relaxing, having picnics, and going to beach restaurants that are enjoyable throughout the year!

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    1 hour 30 minutes

Address of La Corniche

163 Cor Président John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Marseille, France

Opening & Closing time of La Corniche

  • Monday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Tuesday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Wednesday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Thursday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Friday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Saturday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Sunday
    Open 24 Hours

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