Hotel Saint Ferreol
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... and is now a museum. The story behind it (and all the Hotel-Dieus we’ve seen) is that in 1674 the French king objected to all the poor people on the streets and so had these magnificent hospitals and poorhouses built - and they are impressive!
The Abbey of St Victor was founded in the 5th century and, we were told, parts of the crypt date from that period. The Church itself has been through the ...
... powers and so far we have found free parking on the street. Let's see if
The city is charming and is the home of Cezanne's art studio. If we lean out of the window
we can see Mount Victoire which plays a big part in many of Cezanne's paintings.
The city is also known for having wonderful markets most days of the week.
... 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 ...
... decided at that point to head back towards the hotel, grabbing a hard earned gelato along the way and then settle in for a bit of R&R before deciding on somewhere to have dinner that night.
The meal at our hotel was good enough that we were very tempted to just eat there again, however we really felt like we should experience dining along the cobble stoned streets of the old town and so we decided to fight the crowds and try to find an outdoor ...
... have so many petit mort in one day.
Video Girl and Battery Boy left Ales as the car had to be returned at 3:00 p.m. As they entered the centre of Marseille, Battery Boy's anxiety level heightened as he started to drive the pristine vehicle through the narrow streets lined with metal ballards and abandoned cars. They eventually located their hotel, Au Vieux Panier in the backstreets of the 2nd arrondissement. ...