Marseille Vacations

France
Marseille was founded by the Greeks in 600 B.C., but its history stretches much further back to underwater cave paintings dating to 19,000 B.C. A cultural mish-mash characterizes the city today, with North African influences butting up against the centuries-old but still vital fish market at the Vieux Port. Marseille …

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Reviews of Marseille

Jason Flegel
Jason FlegelSan Francisco, California, USA
11/08/2015

Nifty city by the sea, and a major thoroughfare for travel to Southern Europe.

Samuel Saidel-Goley
Samuel Saidel-GoleyBedford
27/09/2014

This beautiful port city is the largest city in the region of Provence. It is the perfect home base to explore Provence and the French Riviera.

Lauren Baker
Lauren BakerBedford, New Hampshire, USA
11/09/2014

Once mainly a naval port, Marseille is now France's second largest city. Foodies will love the local seafood, including regional specialities such as moules frites and boulliabase. For history and culture seekers there are numerous museums and cathedrals (don't miss Notre Dame de la Garde) and the infamous Chateau d'If.

Julia P
Julia PLondon, UK
10/05/2012

Like an aging glamour queen who's partied too hard, Marseille is slightly gritty and a little dangereuse. She's still lively, hip enough, and sells great soap.

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