Your travel guide to Marseille
France's largest commercial port, home of French Hip hop group IAM and simply full to the brim with great restaurants and bistros, Marseille France offers more things to do and see than many of its south east coast counterparts and is a prime destination for holidays in the south of France. Whether you're planning a France family holiday, a romantic break or you just want to see the wonderful Marseille, Venere.com offers a good choice of 3 star hotels in Marseille, b&bs, Marseille airport hotels, luxury accommodations and apartments in Marseille which you can look through on the Venere map of France.
Marseille welcomes thousands of visitors each year who want a slice of the beautiful beaches, the old port and the many museums and great buildings in the city. Points of interest include The Opera House, the Old Port with Fort St Nicolas and Fort Saint Jean, The Phare de Sainte Marie lighthouse, La Vieille Charité in the Panier with its archaeological museum and gallery of African and Asian art and the Centre Bourse, the main shopping area in central Marseille.
With all the cheap flights to France, cheap European breaks to Marseille are becoming ever more easier to do. Combined with all the cheap Marseille accommodations available on Venere.com a south of France holiday need not be a costly affair. Marseille airport is not far from the city itself and there are plenty of flights from Marseille and good public transport services so your trip to Marseille should be an easy one.
Museum buffs will certainly be entertained in Marseillle, France. You have Marseille historical museum with the adjacent Jardin des Vestiges archaeological gardens, The Musée de la Mode, Musée Cantin which houses several works by Picasso and the Museum of Old Marseille where you can brush up on your Marseille knowledge. Buildings to note are The Abbey of Saint-Victor, the Town Hall, the Cathedral of Sainte-Marie-Majeure and Palais de la Bourse which also has its own little museum.