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48 Hours in the French City Marseille

48 Hours in the French City Marseille, Marseille, France (B)

Marseille is one of the oldest and 2nd largest city in France. Marseille has an International Airport, and main Railway Station St.Charles. It’s about 2 hours drive from Nice and Lyon. Given it’s proximity to touristy french cities, Marseille isn’t one of the most visited city in France.It’s reputation has changed over years. In the past, Marseille is associated with being a dangerous city, city of drugs and crime. Today the city is the European Capital of Culture 2013, one of the biggest city in Mediterranean, capital of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, and having largest port. Which is why, Marseille is becoming a cosmopolitan melting pot, attracting immigrants from rest of the world over many years decades. Here are a few things to keep you occupied for 2 days in Marseille, obviously in our own travel style.

Start your day with a stroll for a couple of hours around the Marseille neighborhood and get to know locals. Eat your breakfast in a local cafe. Walk into a narrow street and you will notice graffiti art on detoriating buildings. You will also notice the confluence of old and new architecture, the multicultural crowd and it’s humble people walking by the street. That’s Marseille. Obviously, this is not a economically wealthy city. There are dirty streets, chaos and traffic. Yet there is something striking about this city and that’s what we loved about Marseille. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 48 Hours in the French City Marseille
Guide Location: France » Marseille
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Anuradha Srinath
Read it on Author's Website: http://countryhoppingcouple.com/2015/06/marseille-france.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Vieux Port
  • Cours Julien
  • beautiful church
  • Notre Dame De La Garde
  • tourist information
  • Railway Station St.Charles