Capture the essence of Marseille at the early morning fish market that takes place here daily or go for a stroll round the ... More
Capture the essence of Marseille at the early morning fish market that takes place here daily or go for a stroll round the port, looking at the yachts and fishing boats bobbing gently side by side. Relax on one of the numerous cafe pavement terraces facing the port and watch the world go by or climb its south bank, from the top of which Notre-Dame de la Garde basilica commands an all-encompassing view of the city.The history of the port goes back as far as 600BC, with the arrival of sailors from Phocaea (a Greek city in Asia Minor). France's oldest city came into being following the union of one of their leaders, Protis, with Gyptis, princess of the Ligurian people already settled in the region, whose territory in ancient times stretched right along the Mediterranean coast.
Although the budget accommodation offered by Accor remains relatively basic in terms of comfort and decor, some of the rooms
at the Etap Hôtel Marseille Vieux Port offer the unexpected charm of exposed beams and are reasonably spacious. Right ...
The Museum of Contemporary Art is located near the sculpture by Cesar (on the Pierre Guerre roundabout), not far from
the Bonneveine shopping centre. It hosts both permanent and temporary exhibitions in an area of 4000m2. Enter into the ...
Situated on the southern bank of the Vieux Port above the dry dock, this abbey played an important role in
development of Christianity in the Mediterranean between the 11th and 18th centuries. In the 14th century, Pope Urbain V ...
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