Marseille is a wonderfully diverse place composed of 16
arrondissements or districts and a total of 111 different
quartiers or neighborhoods. Each one is self-contained and has its own distinct features.
The old port is one of the best-known parts of Marseille and its streets are lined with restaurants and cafés. In the mornings, fishmongers ply their trade in the fish market opposite the boats. This is where Louis XIV moored his fleet. You will also find galleries here. Next to Cours Estienne d'Orves you will find Place Thiars, the liveliest part of this district. Good quality restaurants stand side by side with tourist traps. The Theatre National de la Criée is very popular. A bit further on, Basilique St Victor is known locally as the 'key to the port'.
This is the most famous road in town. Along it you will see shopping streets such as Rue St Ferréol, and the Musée de la Mode, the Musée de la Marine et de l'Economie, and the Opéra Municipal. The Odéon...
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- It is while driving along the Mirabeau Court, decorated with fountains and edged of 19th century's private hotels, that you will enter the heart...
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- This tour from Marseille will take you through the Plain of the Crau, to the ancient city of Arles, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Numbers are limited...
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- Travel from your Avignon hotel to Marseille International Airport. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 6 days a week. This is a private...