Family visits

Visiting the If Castle as a family? Discover all our offers!

Visits and activities

Discover our family activities

Get ready to explore the castle with your children! Several options are available:

  • the booklet-game: follow the adventures of Sartine the gabian, as he leads you through every nook and cranny of the château and the island! 
    Suitable for children aged 6 to 12
    Available for €2 from the monument reception desk. In french & in English
  • the family tour: for an even more complete visit, follow our guide for a tour dedicated to families in french.
    From age 3, booking required
    Price: €4 per child, €9 per adult (excluding sea crossing)
Visite famille en cours

© Antoinette Gorioux / CMN

Visit tips

Enjoy the island

A 2-hectare island in the Mediterranean surrounds the château. Ideal for stretching your legs after the boat trip!

Where to eat?

Picnics are permitted on the island. Treat yourself to a lunch or snack with one of the best views of the city of Marseille.

The "Marseille en face" restaurant is open from Easter to the end of September. Ideal for a comfortable lunch or break.

Find out more about our restaurants

Free admission

Admission is free for under-18s. Make the most of it!

Book a ticket

View detailed rates.

Visit conditions

Visit with complete peace of mind!

  • Strollers are allowed on the island only, but you can leave them in a secure area before visiting the château.
  • We advise you to bring good shoes.
  • In summer, remember to bring a hat or cap, sunglasses and sunscreen.