Travel Blogs from Vitrolles
Second to last full day in Europe.. sighhh.
Olivier and I went to an inlet to swim in the afternoon. Another gorgeous day. After coming back and feeding Charlotte some wonderful spinach gunk, we took a trip into Marseille, the second largest city in France next to Paris.
We first headed to Notre-Dame de le Garde, a catholic bascillia located at the highest point in Marseille. This church, seen from ...
First day in La Ciotat where Karine and Olivier live, right not the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Went to bed late, woke up a little late, and bummed around for part of the morning. Once afternoon struck we were off to Cassis to see what the coast had in store for us.
Cassis, a popular fancy tourist stop in the summer, is known for it's beautiful ...
... lunch and returned the hotel. We relaxed around the pool until about 5:00 when we walked back downtown for a last bit of sight seeing and shopping. We had a wonderful dinner of Mussels and French Fries followed by specialty coffee and dessert. We returned to the hotel where the group met to cleanup any left over wine, etc. That is all for now, Cheeers ...
Sitting in the late day sun in our kitchen writing this with the wind coming through the window. Kind of ironic that we are listening to Summer Winds by Frank Sinatra. This is our last day in this great place, and it is a little bit of a bitter sweet occasion, which I actually find a bit sad. While we miss the heck out of everyone, especially the grand kids, we are coming to The realization that our holiday is winding down. We stayed around our place today. The day started with a ...
... next to the verdant green of the haricot verts. Like can't you see that???'. Fortunately the brain is not drawn into such arguments and just lets the eyes have their fill... fortunately.
I mean even bridges here are things of great beauty. Its as though everything that might be seen gets put through a pretty filter. I wanna get Me one of them pretty filters!
4. The French get pets. We arrived at a restaurant a while ago. ...
Other places to stay in Vitrolles
Z I Couperigne, Vitrolles | 3 star hotelfrom $101
24 Rue de Madrid, Vitrolles | 4 star hotelfrom $121
ZI des Estroublans rue de Madrid, Vitrolles | Hotelfrom $42
1 Rue de Madrid ZI des Estroublans ZI de l'Anjoly, Vitrolles | 3 star hotelfrom $58
708 Route De La Seds Le Grifon, Vitrolles | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Carrefour le Griffon-Rue Antoine Bourdelle, Vitrolles | 1 star hotelfrom $46
7/8 Impasse Pythagore, Vitrolles | 3 star hotelfrom $82
81, Boulevard de l'Europe , Vitrolles | Hotelfrom $48
Rue Blaise Pascal, Vitrolles | 2 star hotelfrom $82
2 Rue de Madrid, Vitrolles | Hotelfrom $78