Hotel Mariette Pacha
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Over 400km later, we arrived at our next overnight stop in La Ciotat. Was a newly built apartment over looking the port. We unpacked, jumped back in the car and grabbed some supplies from the Supermarket. Some clothes washing was on the agenda as well as something for dinner. We thought we would stay 'home' tonight so ...
... by a mobile tour of the actual port. We then got lunch at a small cafe inside some sort of an outdoor dinning area in a transparent cube. We then continued our day to FedEx Express where we received a nice presentation and tour of FedEx Express and their facility which is set up for loading and packing air freight containers. We then took the train back to Lyon and had a night to enjoy more of the nightlife and culture of Lyon.
... coach for excursion in Marseille
**Passports or national ID cards will be required for visit**
9:30AM: Visit of the Port de Fos
12:30PM: Lunch at Le vieux port de Marseille
2:15PM: Depart with coach to FedEx
3:00PM: Visit to FedEx
5:45PM: Arrival at station
6:14PM: Return transfer to Lyon via train 6:14PM – 7:54PM
7:54PM: Upon arrival, transfer via private coach ...
... both breakfast and morning tea. I've become slightly addicted to the cafe caramel frappes at McDonalds and ran across to get one from there while the others lined up for the boat however it's not on the breakfast menu so they wouldn't make one for me. Oh well, I'm sure I don't need one anyhow.
They had a boat called Edmond Dantes after the character in the Count of Monte Christo by Alexander Dumas. The boat we went on was called Chevalier Paul or something ...
... the houses are narrow and tall, and there are arcades and vaulted passage ways throughout the town, as well as fantastic views looking down on the surrounding countryside.
We were on an organised tour, but there was a lot of free time, so we didn't spend all day trooping along behind someone carrying a flag. The coach took the freeway back to Marseille to save time, and it poured rain, so we all snoozed. Luckily the rain cleared by the time we sailed out of ...