Marseille Travel Guide

France, Marseille Guide (B): Marseille Travel Guide

On the south coast of France there’s a city full of rockers and pirates. It’s a multi-cultural melting pot called Marseille and it’s easily one of the most bad-ass cities in Europe.

France’s second largest city was one of the most important ports of the ancient world, linking various Greek, Roman and Gallic empires with northern Africa. It’s this commerce that has made Marseille the diverse and unique city is is today. Many people in Marseille proudly consider themselves separate from the rest of France, and apparently the feeling is mutual.

We had three nights in the city to see what all the fuss is about, and we had a blast. It’s a wild, exciting city with one of the most beautiful areas of the continent at its doorstep.

We arrived to Marseille from Castellane using bus and rideshare. The Castellane to Digne-les-Bains bus departs at 09:30 on Sundays, costs €7.90 each and takes one hour. From Digne-les-Bains to Marseille we booked a ride-share in advance using BlaBlaCar. Our ride took 1.5 hours, cost €9.90 each, and we were delivered directly to our accommodation, which is often the case when getting a ride with a local. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Marseille Travel Guide
Guide Location: France » Marseille
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Hello Marseille   Vertigo Vieux-Port   Le Cercle Rouge   Vanille Noire   Ou est Marius?   Cours Julien   Notre-Dame de la Garde  
Author: Kane Power
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