Escale Oceania Marseille Vieux Port
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The port is far away from the town
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Our first port of call was Marseille where we were one of about four cruise ships in port at the time. Marseille is the second largest city in France. You need to take a shuttle bus into the pot side area where there were many restaurants and a market in operation. We bought tickets on thus l,title train that went to the Notre Dame de la garde …
As one of France's oldest cities, this was one of the stops that I had most been looking forward to and it did not let us down. As soon as we viewed the port from the balcony we could tell that this was going to be a place we would enjoy!
Marseilles is 479 miles south of Paris and also holds the title for largest Mediterranean port. The walk from the ship into the city was along a gorgeous harbour ...
Today we decided that we wanted a chill day and that we didn't want to travel. Therefore we woke up late. We then went to the pool and sunbathed and read for a couple of hours before going back to the campervan. We played a game of Rummikub and then went to ...
... decided that as it had a pool, it would be perfect. Therefore we drove for an hour and a half to end up at the campsite. As soon as we arrived, we headed to the pool and spent a couple of hours there. Then we headed back to the campervan and had sausages for dinner whilst Dad opened his cards and presents. We then played Rummikub and went to ...
... the genuine article has the price-tag to prove it! We did lots of research via Trip Advisor and guide books to eventually come up with the name of a restaurant to make our reservation 48 hrs in advance (mandatory, if you want to ensure fresh fish for your bouillabaisse!), and, pinning high hopes on restaurant FonFon, off we went!
Feeling very brave (and perhaps a wine-glow of ...