This is the point of departure for various strolls and rambles in the inlets!
An area extending from the Roland Grotto (Grotte Roland) to the Red Point (la Pointe Rouge) and up to the Marseilleveyre hills which belonged to the Pastres family in the middle of the 19th century. 3 castles were built there at this time :
- The most prestigious, the Pastré castle, which was the site of numerous festivals during the Second Empire and the Occupation and which now accommodates the decorated pottery museum with more than 1,500 neolithic ceramic items is waiting to be discovered.
-The Estrangin castle, whose style inspired the middle class residences of northern France, and is today occupied by an open air centre at the 4th sector’s Town Hall
- The Sanderval Castle, more austere, which has remained private property.
Ceramic pottery museum : Tel : 04 91 72 43 47
Open in summer (June to September) 11 am to 6 pm and in winter (October to May) 10 am to 5 pm open every day from Tuesday to Sunday. Free on Sunday mornings!
157 avenue de Montredon 13008 Marseille
Rond Point du Prado underground (line 2) then Bus n° 19