Hotel Carre Vieux Port Marseille
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... but it’s closed - it looks unsafe. The new Cathedral is impressive and has lovely floors and mosaics - it’s not as ornate as the basilica on the hill, which we preferred! We found a chapel dedicated to Eugene de Mazenod who was born in nearby Aix-en-Provence - he founded the religious order which runs many schools, including Mazenod College in Perth.
La Veille Charite is a beautiful building which was a 17th ...
Our apartment is in the middle of the old part of the city. We are on the 4th floor of a small
walk-up apartment building. There are 86 steps up to our apartment and another 12 if we
want to take a shower. That will keep us in shape, the good news.
Parking is impossible and the price for a parking space is outrageous so I have been using
... at the top, with our own million dollar view. Walked back and went to the western side castle which is a Musee now. Great architecture & old and new marriage of stone, steel, and concrete quite spectacular. Then after beers, as it was 4pm, took the little train tour to areas we could no longer walk to. Sussed out the local restaurants for some options for dinner. Returned ...
... of the reason it is in such great shape is because after the fall of the Roman empire it was still used as an important toll bridge for access to Southern France so while other Roman structures fell into disrepair, the Pont du Gard was very well taken care of.
Our final stop for the day was at the walled medieval city of Carcassonne. After checking into the hotel we decided to venture out just before dusk to talk the town quickly and then find someplace ...
... The wind is beginning to gust over 25 mph, which will make a boat journey to see the calanques a bit on the umpleasant side.
Heading down into town we have a great long lunch at a beautiful port-side restaurant, Le Girou, and our parents savor the experience of dining at a very nice restaurant along the French Riviera. We check on the boat tours to the calanques, but they recommend we don’t take the tour today, as the sea is too rough. So, ...