Collected by Morgan Walsh
Embarcadère Frioul If, 1 Quai de la Fraternité, 13001 Marseille, France
This imposing island fortress constructed under Francis I in the 16th century guarded the Marseille coast and served as a prison made legendary by Alexandre Dumas’s The Count of Monte Cristo. Inside, you can take a tour of the dark and dank cells....
Calanque de l'Escalette, France
Calanques are fingerlike inlets with rocky promontories and steep walls of stone that lend their name to the newly designated Parc National des Calanques in a protected area south of Marseille. You can reach the park by foot (caving, hiking and...
6 Rue des Catalans, 13007 Marseille, France
This is the spot for waterfront views and fresh Mediterranean seafood, and despite the fact that it's popular with tourists, it also has a reputation for serving some of the most authentic cuisine in Marseille. What to try? The top choice, hands...
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