Grand Tonic Hotel Vieux Port
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It has been years since Cate and I caught an overnight ferry - 20 years in fact. Not much has changed!
The ferry from Porto Vecchio to Marseille was enormous with trucks and campers filling the hold. We had a standard four berth room to the two of us. We had missed the opportunity for a luxury cabin due to our language deficiencies, but …
Marseille is known for its picturesque setting and rich architectural and cultural heritage. Marseille has a complicated history. Founded by the Phoenicians in 600 B.C. it is one of the oldest cities in Europe. The town is a far cry from the Cézanne paintings and Provençal clichés of sleepy villages, "pétanque" players and Marcel Pagnol novels. …
... sites. Given the choppy seas, this proved to be a little uncomfortable for me but I held on tightly. It was well worth the view of the majestic limestone cliffs that have now been named a historic preservation site in France. The little seaside resort of Cassis is nestled at the foot of the impressive Cape Canaille Cliff and is a former Roman trading post. It boasts jagged ...
... racks put on and to our surprise they didn’t look too dorky at all!!! So off we went for a few back roads and then a ride along the enclosed sea fed lake and clocked 25km’s with a couple of hills and the bikes rolled along – this is the first woman’s specific bike I have had and WHAT a difference – I would love to change my bikes at home now. We are so excited and I can’t wait to get pedalling across ...
... a very long road for him to get back to functioning properly. Life can change in a moment so it brings us back to reality and to live in the moment you are in and not in what we are planning next. We have to speak as much french as possible so our conversations are a mixture of french words with English to fill in the gaps and vice-versa with Carol having very good English and also her eldest ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Tonic Hotel Vieux Port Marseille
Nice clean room with a great view (additional fee). Everything was fine with the exception of very disinterested and unfriendly staff. (we even tried our best French - all to no avail)
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