Chateau d'If near Marseille

Marseille France Tourist Information and Travel Guide

The Chateau d'If is the island fortress located off the coast of Marseille France.  It became famous as a result of the publication of a book by the French writer Alexandre Dumas called "The Count of Monte Cristo".

Visitors can take a ferry boat from the Vieux Port (Old Port) to the Island of If to tour that historic site.

Chateau d'If, Marseille France
Chateau d'If, Marseille France

The Island of If if one of the four islands that constitute the Iles du Frioul.  The island are officially part of Marseille's 7th Arrondissement.

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