Travel Blogs from Marseille, France

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Amorous or Foolhardy?, Marseille, France travel blog

Amorous or Foolhardy?

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... ; First of all, we had a deadline.  Something neither of us are accustomed to dealing with right now.  Ferry departs Marseille at 7pm.  Brian was concerned about covering the 100 km distance and finding the port in time.  So, up extra ...

Sightseeing and a scavenger hunt for food, Marseille, France travel blog

Sightseeing and a scavenger hunt for food

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... lunch menu yet and walked away leaving us sitting at the table. How difficult can it be to get a croissant and a juice in France, apparently very. So we got up and left this place to continue our search for morning food. We tried another restaurant ...

To the bike shop, Marseille, France travel blog

To the bike shop

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... on the road bike with zero suspension amidst high traffic volume on narrow roads. In short, riding in Marseille was the worst riding experience I have had in France, and the stupid noises weren’t helping. A funny thing was how everyone in the ...

Red October, Saint Maximin, France travel blog

Red October

A travel blog entry by sutiramisu

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... our evenings were filled with the tales of The Count of Monte Cristo which once completed became the impetus to set sail from Marseille to Chateau D'If.  This 16th century island prison is austere but not as spooky as we imagined.  The names of ...

Going down south, Marseille, France travel blog

Going down south

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... Our taxi dropped us off at the Gare de Lyon, the gateway to the south. Here all the TGV trains leave for their destinations across France. We found our train on platform C, the TGV to Marseilles. It was incredibly busy at the station, as it is one of the ...

[Pictures] Aix, Marseilles & Les Calanques, Marseille, France travel blog

[Pictures] Aix, Marseilles & Les Calanques

A travel blog entry by jwalkntheworld

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Jet Setting, Cannnes, France travel blog

Jet Setting

A travel blog entry by kevdevine

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Arrived in Sunny cannes and made our way up rue Carnot to Annes. We pretty much dumped the bags and got down to the sea as quick as possible. It was our first chance to get wet so we headed straight for the beach.Swam,slept,swam got burnt. Great day. ...

marseille, Marseille, France travel blog

marseille

A travel blog entry by restless

and after asking to abunch of ppl we meet alain and his wife, who are heading to italy and passing by marseille and the souther coast they lead us to ...

DAY 102 - APRIL 15, 2007, Sevilla, Spain travel blog

DAY 102 - APRIL 15, 2007

A travel blog entry by michelob

... gym, pool, sauna, and Jacuzzi. Not a bad life. So, the cities: Naples, Palermo, Tunis, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, and Marseille. I could expound on each of these for a page each, but here is the executive summary. Naples is a large port city ...

Marseille, Marseille, France travel blog

Marseille

A travel blog entry by pathenger

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... train ride along the coast (which in a way it is a shame that the railway is right on the beach) Marseille is a bigger city and not so quaint but the port area is nice. Flew out of Marseille to Lisbon.  I know not quite geographically ...

Arles and un village Troglodyte, Marseille, France travel blog

Arles and un village Troglodyte

A travel blog entry by pippat

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We were all on a high after climbing to the top of the amphitheatre of Arles, looking down over the smooth empty oval of sand where they still fight bulls. But in a more playful way; teenage boys do 'le rasetage' which takes place in the summer season ...

The social elevator is not working, Marseille, France travel blog

The social elevator is not working

A travel blog entry by pippat

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... who work in the Humanities departments at some of the local unis. Aix trains graduates in the Arts and Humanities; Marseille is where the campuses are for engineering and other technical subjects. My personal experience in my host family is of a lot ...

Beizer Journey Part 5: Marseilles, Marseilles, France travel blog

Beizer Journey Part 5: Marseilles

A travel blog entry by elijahjatovsky

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Late July 1940 After rescuing the kids from the convent in Capbreton, Esther brought them back to Montpellier to meet back up with Mechel. However Esther and the kids stopped shortly in the nearby city of Mersailles and Boris remembered a particular ...

Marseille, Marseille, France travel blog

Marseille

A travel blog entry by b.a.manzella

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Didn't take long to get there from Nice. Cool Hostel. Walked around the Harbour, Cours Julien is good, cafe's, bookshops, soup kitchens. The Notre Dame de la Garde is cool, but I got there at 5pm and it was closed. I got a boat to an Island near the ...

Marseille, Marseilles, France travel blog

Marseille

A travel blog entry by orko

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Uzun bir yolculuktan sonra nihayet Marsilya'dayim. Fakat geldigime degdi galiba. Istasyondan kafayi uzatir uzatmaz karsima cikan manzara bu sehre bir anda kanimi isitti. Hani eski turk filmlerinde olur, adam koyden trenle Haydarpasa garina gelir, disari ...

Day 65 Marseille, France, Marseille, France travel blog

Day 65 Marseille, France

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise

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No tour for us today.  We decided to take the 15 minute shuttle into Marseille.  We could tell we were in France immediately when we bypassed many apartment buildings with the small French balconies. We walked along the pier where there were so ...

Marseille, Marseille, France travel blog

Marseille

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... shops across the road from the stadium, and most of them contained merchandise poking fun at Paris Saint-Germain football club, Marseille's biggest rivals.   The Stade Velodrome tour was quite interesting, even if it was in French, but the guide ...

BY Parker Marseilles, Marseille, France travel blog

BY Parker Marseilles

A travel blog entry by cainteam

Hi Nicholas, this is Parker. I wanted to tell that the bird poop felt very weird. Also, we had a mean owner in the Paris apartment and we wiped it on her dooor knob! The keyboard is very different.At the public beaches some of the women don"t have bikini ...

Day 92 - Marseille, Marseille, France travel blog

Day 92 - Marseille

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

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... Next time. So a little after 11am, some 20h hours after we left Africa, I rolled off the ramp in Marseille, France.  The customs and immigration were remarkably quick.  Ridiculously quick some might say.  They ...

Marseille, Marseille, France travel blog

Marseille

A travel blog entry by blatherwick

Marseille ...

All Aboard!!!, Marseille, France travel blog

All Aboard!!!

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... . We grabbed our bags and made it just in time to the train station to connect to our first high-speed train heading to Marseille in the south of France. We had to connect via 3 trains to get here so it was quite interesting jumping on and off trains. The ...

Leaving France :(, Marseille, France travel blog

Leaving France :(

A travel blog entry by ethansamjencol

After a fantastic 3 weeks in France we packed up, cleaned out the house and drove to Marseille airport.  After a long drive we finally got to the airport and after more delays got on the plane and back to Gatwick Tony collected us from the airport ...

France, Marseille, France travel blog

France

A travel blog entry by hendersonra

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We have left Italy behind. Aughhh... And have now stopped in Marseille, France. It is quite difficult to change languages so abruptly. I was getting used to "gratzi" but have moved on to "merci." Although "gratzi" still comes out more often than not. ...

Day 59,60 - Underwhelming French Riviera?, Marseille, France travel blog

Day 59,60 - Underwhelming French Riviera?

A travel blog entry by abs08

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Marseille is average. It is the second largest city in France, after Paris, and you can tell. It is just another big city with amazing views from the top of a hill and not much else. In fact, the train ride from Nice to Marseille along the coast is ...

Quite a pretty port, Marseille, France travel blog

Quite a pretty port

A travel blog entry by stephgraeme

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We had another shuttle bus trip into town because we were 20 mins from anywhere. After walking around the marina area for a while and with nothing open early, we decided to get on the small train and go for a ride up to the big Cathedral on the ...

JP est rentré à l'heure !, Marseille, France travel blog

JP est rentré à l'heure !

A travel blog entry by jpbigan

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... sauver l'Afrique et ne travaille plus qu'avec elles. Faudrait quand même pas que nos européennes y prennent goût (?) Arrivée à Marseille Provence à l'heure. Michhhh est là, fidèle au poste, les retrouvailles font du bien. Petit dîner à ...

Just getting settled into the next 9 months :), Marseille, France travel blog

Just getting settled into the next 9 months :)

A travel blog entry by gracepoe

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... post pictures so you can understand why. The 9th, 10th, and this morning, we had orientation which included a bus tour of Marseille. It's amazingly beautiful and there's just so much history here! Taking tonight to myself to finish a book and start this ...

Marseille on a prettier day, Marseille, France travel blog

Marseille on a prettier day

A travel blog entry by gracepoe

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Here are some pictures of Marseille on a pretty day compared to the day of the bus tour. Apparently these blue skies are the norm here.  It feels like it should be April not ...

Some Spain and Marseille, Marseille, France travel blog

Some Spain and Marseille

A travel blog entry by nickandjulie

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... day was that Julie got to try the 'best churros in Barcelona.' She was pretty impressed.  Thursday we trained it from Barcelona to Marseille.  Now, I want to stress that I haven't done this to any other place we have been so far - but I'll be ...

An American, Dane, and a French walk into a bar..., Marseille, France travel blog

An American, Dane, and a French walk into a bar...

A travel blog entry by cire7777

And they drank way too much! Met some fun people last night and stayed out too late. Hanging out before I head to the train station. Nothing productive happening this am. See you in ...

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