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Marseille

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France : Southeastern France : Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur : Bouches-du-Rhône : Marseille
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Marseille is the third biggest city of France.

Understand

Marseille was founded by the Phenicians, 600 B.C.

Get in

By plane

Marignane airport has flight to many French and European cities.

By train

Marseille has a TGV line to Paris (4 hours).

By car

Marseille is connected to the north with the A6 motorway.

By bus

By boat

Marseille is a big harbour. There are boats to Corsica, Algiers, ... .

Get around

By bus, subway

By car

People are notorious for crazy driving. Avoid taking your car if you can.

See

  • 'Notre Dame de la Garde: the big church which overlooks the city

See around

  • le Château d'If (If Castle): this small island off the city was a penal colony. It is famous from the novel of Alexandre Dumas, the Comte de Monte-Cristo.
  • les Calanques: wonderful fiords in the south of Marseille

Do

Learn

Marseille is a importan university center.

Work

Buy

Eat

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Contact

Stay safe

Cope

Get out

External links

Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

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