Weekend in Marseilles Discovering its Stormy Past and Brilliant Future.
A recent weekend in Marseille turned my perception of the city inside out. Now I can’t wait to return.
I’ll admit, a weekend in Marseille was not at the top of my travel list. Even though it’s less than two hours away from Uzés. It’s surely because I’ve watched too many movies and TV shows about seaports and gangsters.The trips I made to Marseille to the warehouse district and to the airport didn’t help either. The warehouse district is definitely not a place for tourists. The airport is sprawling, uninviting and confusing.
Continue reading here for details on Deborah’s discoveries in her weekend in Marseille. Previously, this was a city she avoided, worried about traffic and parking, not to mention Marseille’s reputation as a bit edgy. In her post she provides a list of resources for things to do and see in your two-days in this port-city.
Things to do in Marseille
Visit the shops and restaurants at Les Halles de la Major
Learn about Marseille’s soapy background and buy some Savon de Marseille
Don’t miss the Street art and charm of Le Panier Marseille’s oldest district
Eat some bouillabaisse!