The Château d’If is a fortress – prison  in the Frioul archipelago situated in the Mediterranean Sea in the Bay of Marseille ( southeastern France ).

 

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It is famous for being one of the settings of Alexandre Dumas’ adventure novel The Count of Monte Cristo.

 

 

Provence – Hiking tour in the Calanques around Marseille.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yard and well of castle

 

 

 

 

Dungeon of Edmond Dantes, count of Monte Cristo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provence – Hiking tour in the Calanques around Marseille.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

primitive graffiti etched into the bricks by actual inmates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1515 : the first rhinoceros in Europe was here !

 

 

 

 

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "dürer rhinoceros"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marseille : Notre-Dame de la Garde

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Provence – Hiking tour in the Calanques around Marseille.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Provence – Hiking tour in the Calanques around Marseille.

 

 

 

marseille france mediterranean sea