Grand Hotel Beauvau Marseille
Travel Blogs from Marseille
... a couple that said the shore excursions person on our boat equated Marseille as being the Detroit of France. While I agree that it’s a bit more run down and industrial, it’s certainly not Detroit. I'm not convinced that lady has ever even been to Detroit. It’s actually the oldest city in France and very beautiful in the city center.
In the middle of town, there’s a huge harbor with more ...
... is now a national park. The views were incredible and we could the cruise ship in the distance. On getting down from the mountain we took the bus to the beach. The beach was nothing special but it looked like it was popular with the locals. The weather wasn't too great so we didn't stay long. We then went back to the main town and wandered around some more taking in the atmosphere which was particularly nice outside ...
Stalker talkers besiege us at every stop - petrol stations, camp sites and in the street, amazed we are Australian, even when they find out the Boomer came by ship, and all wish us well. May get trying in time.
Travel is a big learning curve and a trial of patience. Missed at least 2 motorway exits by not being fast enough to translate the signs. Hope we do not miss any important instructions. "Errant animal on motorway ...
... We stopped off along the way in a couple of towns in France and then it took us about 40 minutes to navigate through Marsaille to the bus station, as we weaved through the narrow streets in the big bus, there were a couple of tight squeezes as people had parked on roundabouts and on the edge of an intersection. First impressions of Marsaille were not good, it was very run down and dilapidated. While on the bus I could see a lot of derelict buildings, shady ...
Tues- thurs 13th-15th August
We drove to Arles and I've gotta say it felt like we had crossed a border into Spain. Definitely and different feel from Orange and it was only and hours drive away. Bustling narrow streets that weaved in and out, little shops and lots of history here. At night the town came alive with places to eat and the best paella I've eaten cooking in an open pan out the front of the restaurant ..... The mussels here ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed