The church was built in 1295 on the crypt housing the remains of Mary Magdalene, making this church of her the third tomb of Christianity in terms of importance. The church also harbors several treasures, including the reliquary which houses the skull of Marie-Madeleine, the crypt and its 4 sarcophagi, the choir and its 94 stalls, the altarpiece by Antoine Ronzen with its 16 panels of the Passion of the Christ, and the organs of the basilica composed of 2692 pipes.
The church of Saint-Sauveur in Aubagne is a Romanesque church built between the 11th and 12th centuries and consecrated on 18 October 1615 by the bishop of Marseille. The church was adjacent to a castle that was destroyed during the French Revolution.
This hermitage dates back to the 12th century, and it is still inhabited by a dozen monks. The Montrieux Monastery is built on the eastern foothills of Sainte-Baume.