Lavender fields, hilltop villages and spectacular rocky fjords, rosé wine and bouillabaisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, cutting edge rap and hip-hop music, Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources, pétanque, scuba diving and Olympique de Marseille: Provence is a vibrant mix of romantic tradition and surprising, fast-changing modernity. This is an insider's guide to the best of it, from a professional journalist living there.
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Marseille: The Best Hotels Near the Station
Got a late arrival in Marseille? Or a very early morning star? These are two good, reliable chain hotels if you need to stay near the main railway and bus stations at Saint Charles, each equally close to the main concourse, but with slightly different advantages to commend it. Click here to read more.