Travel Blogs from Marseille, France

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Boris the Bear in London, Marseille, France travel blog

Boris the Bear in London

A travel blog entry by atlpilot36

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Yeah, I know...but it's for my nephew to enjoy. ...

Merci, Marseille!, Marseille, France travel blog

Merci, Marseille!

A travel blog entry by iainabroad

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- Realized, after having already boarded the first of four trains to carry me from Florence to Marseille, that the lady at the ticket booth had printed the correct train schedule for me, but attached wrong reservation tickets. I managed to avoid an 80 ...

Just takin a shortcut, he he.., Marseille, France travel blog

Just takin a shortcut, he he..

A travel blog entry by dagroove

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FANTASTIC CITY!!!, Marseille, France travel blog

FANTASTIC CITY!!!

A travel blog entry by cainteam

So, yes; we once again oversleep and miss our train to St Tropez.  Oh well, c'est la vie!!   Have to buy more goodies at marker, Chez Josy here we come!!  She squels in delight at our sight and I told her ,y youngest wrote about her to his ...

High winds in the Marseille metropolis., Marseille, France travel blog

High winds in the Marseille metropolis.

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

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... boat was too large to fit into it, so we were stuck over by the cruise ship docks and the ship yards. Instead of exploring Marseille with us, Stee spent the day working in his office. He's looking at buying another yacht. Not to replace this one, but a ...

A strange day in Marseille, Marseille, France travel blog

A strange day in Marseille

A travel blog entry by pippat

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... rival of Aix. Whereas Aix is bourgeois, picture postcard pretty and 'bien-leche' (literally this means- 'well licked') Marseille is grittier, more 'populaire', meaning more working class and altogether a much cheaper place to live. Christophe says that ...

Pouvez-vous me rembourser Marseille??, Marseille, France travel blog

Pouvez-vous me rembourser Marseille??

A travel blog entry by rachandshan

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... to use the equipment was not an easy feat.  We went to the local tourist office and asked the experts about wheelchairs in Marseille.  She honestly looked at us with an eyebrow up and said there wasn't anything for us and that the only public ...

Visit to Chateau Seneguier, Marseille, France travel blog

Visit to Chateau Seneguier

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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... explained that he had grown up in the castle, and lived there until he and Dominique married and moved to an apartment in Marseille.The Peytavin family sold the property in 1998, but have been back to visit several times for family gatherings. Michael was ...

Macrons and Marseille, Marseille, France travel blog

Macrons and Marseille

A travel blog entry by emmiekerschen

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... the city, and then on the other side you had the mountains. The view literally could not get more perfect. If I lived in Marseille, I think it'd be completely necessary to take the hike up that hill every day just for a casual picnic.     ...

Marseilles, Marseille, France travel blog

Marseilles

A travel blog entry by sherondotjohn

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Woke up to a wet and dreary morning. 17degs. After breakfast (huge) decided to catch a shuttle bus into the city and find our own way round. So armed with a map and list of points of interest we set off. Trying as hard as we could we found some points ...

Whooaa-ho-o, Marseille, France travel blog

Whooaa-ho-o

A travel blog entry by mattador

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For description of our Marseille "experience", see next ...

Boo Hoo Bouillabaisse, Marseille, France travel blog

Boo Hoo Bouillabaisse

A travel blog entry by melissaandalex

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... time with Marseille, that we missed the wine tour of the region, and that we never tasted the world-famous bouillabaisse, but Marseille left me wanting more, which I suppose is a great compliment to a city sometimes thought of as dangerous or unsavoury. ...

Marseille, France, Marseille, France travel blog

Marseille, France

A travel blog entry by whatboundaries

Marseille, France The Coast of Marseille! Our first chance to glimpse the blue, blue Mediterranean Sea and my first chance to dip my foot in it! BRR! It was chilly!! We only had one night to explore, so we took a bus down to the beachfront area. It ...

Marseille, France, Marseille, France travel blog

Marseille, France

A travel blog entry by schtacky

Marseille! ...

Back in the Mediterranean, Marseille, France travel blog

Back in the Mediterranean

A travel blog entry by kateanddrew

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Back on the coast again in Marseilles and the weather is much warmer. We have been debating whether it's the Mediterranean or the French Rivera, but we think the Rivera starts at Cannes with the Côte d'Azur, so we are calling it the Mediterranean. ...

Frejus - marseille, Mersailles , France travel blog

Frejus - marseille

A travel blog entry by liezlswanson

Marseille is pretty ,uch a badass ghetto, shacks and graffiti everywhere, only stayed in the train station for an hour though train left ...

Porte Monnaie!!, Marseille, France travel blog

Porte Monnaie!!

A travel blog entry by rohanandchris

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... us around and continue to accuse us when it was obvious we were innocent..so he and his gang left. Man. So we finally arrived in Marseille and found our place, and got a bite to eat..by this time, it was pretty late, so we watched a football match on the ...

It's...sunny?!, Marseille, France travel blog

It's...sunny?!

A travel blog entry by shiiuga

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After getting the train down from Dijon (a looong train, made all the more infuriating by lying SNCF websites) I arrived in to Marseille two hours earlier than expected and found my way to the hostel.  After a long walk I mostly wanted to go to bed, ...

A View of Marseille!, Marseille, France travel blog

A View of Marseille!

A travel blog entry by gracepoe

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... much of a dork), but I have a bunch of pictures of the city that you should see.  It's gorgeous here!  Marseille is definitely a big city (and kind of dirty), but the port, and the historical aspects are phenomenal!   I think if ...

Refreshed and ready to go!, Marseille, France travel blog

Refreshed and ready to go!

A travel blog entry by cire7777

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... of a hill and overlooks the city. Walking there was not that much fun... but when I got there the views were great. I don't think Marseille is as pretty as Nice but it is still pretty cool. It definitely is a lot bigger. After, I hopped on a bus and ...

English words with a french accent is not FRENCH!, Marseille,  France travel blog

English words with a french accent is not FRENCH!

A travel blog entry by cire7777

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... and have gotten around well. I even have been able to speak a little to get by. Take this afternoon when I arrived to Marseille... I went to buy my ticket for Saturday's train to my next destination. This way I could leave the hostel and go to the ...

Ferrying to Corsica, Marseille, France travel blog

Ferrying to Corsica

A travel blog entry by joellehoeft

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... a gas station with an attendant in a crazy-busy-windy part of town. I never should have read the description of Marseille in my first "Let's Go, France" book circa 1987. It described Marseille as "the armpit of France," and I haven't been able to let that ...

Bounjourno, Marseille, France travel blog

Bounjourno

A travel blog entry by i.d.k.

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Today was a lovely day in Marseille, France… the Provence region of France. We arrived and it was an interesting, mountainous area and it was also raining and chilly today.  We took the Carnival shuttle to "town" and learned there really ...

On the train, Marseille, France travel blog

On the train

A travel blog entry by dawieboy

on the ...

French 101, Marseille, France travel blog

French 101

A travel blog entry by ozziesescape

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French 101 Mike and Lorlinda are now in deep French country, and those French lessons better work because now it’s sink or swim. For the most part they’re staying afloat but there have been some near drownings. To save on the Euros, ...

Les Calanques, Marseille, France travel blog

Les Calanques

A travel blog entry by gracepoe

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... is a group of Euromed students that work to help us international students find our way around campus and get a feel for Marseille, as well as just being an all around huge help! They also throw parties in our dorm on Tuesdays... crazy Frenchies!* ...

Heading South, Marseille, France travel blog

Heading South

A travel blog entry by foothills_bears

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... little nausea or vertigo unlike boats or planes. If I could, I'd travel home by train...drat the Atlantic Ocean! We arrived in Marseille by 10h30 and then the comedy of rental vehicles began. I walked to and fro from the rental building to the parking ...

Maritime hub of Marseille, Marseille, France travel blog

Maritime hub of Marseille

A travel blog entry by sjaya

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... any place that is located on the ocean is okay for me, and I had a great weekend. Day 1    When I arrived in Marseille, the weather was beautiful!  It was +27 and sunny, so I decided to walk around the City checking out sites while soaking ...

der bisher ungeplanteste Abschnitt unserer Reise, Marseille, France travel blog

der bisher ungeplanteste Abschnitt unserer Reise

A travel blog entry by anikaundjulian

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... im Bahnhof und wir mittendrin. Nach einer Wartezeit von 3,5 Std. ging es um 22.15 dann endlich los.  In Marseille angekommen (ca. 1 Uhr) fuhren keine Busse bzw. Metro mehr. Also noch einmal in der Schlange fuer ein Taxi anstellen. Nach ...

Provence, Marseille, France travel blog

Provence

A travel blog entry by joelkat

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Below is for the region of Provence which includes Marseille, Arles and Avignon  Thinking we had learned our lesson from the 9 hour day bus trip from Granada to Valencia we decided to take a night bus from Barcelona to Marseilles. Our bus left at ...

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