Marseille Tourism, Provence, South of France

Restaurants line the Old Port offering bouillabaisse and mussels.  
The tourist office at the end of the Old Port or Vieux Port provides info on parking and shuttles by both land and water. It is a good place to start a tour of Marseille.
The tour of the Cathedral and view from the Notre Dame de-la-Garde Cathedral can give a good oversight to the city of Marseille.
Waiting for the ferry to cross the harbor in Old Port
Marsielles tourist trains will take you all over town and make the climb to the church overlooking the harbor.
Follow the big i to the tourist info and parking at the Old Port of Marseilles. Take the ferry accross the harbor or the tourist train to many sights

Marseille Tourism, Sightseeing

Marseille Tourist Offices have maps and info.
Follow the big i. At the end of the Old Port or
Vieux Port You can find parking and shuttle boats, tour trains, and walking tour information.  Tours leave the Old Part by both land and water.          i

Marseille, The Chapel at Notre Dame de la Garde Cathedral is best reached by the tourist train
Marseille Vieux  Port with a sheltered harbor and a walkway beside the docks
Marseille Tourism in Provence, the South of France offers hiking, sightseeing, shopping, and museums.
Marseille Tourist Offices have maps and info; Follow the big i to the Old Port or Vieux Port for parking, tours, shuttle boats, and the tourist train..
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Marseille Tourism, Sightseeing

Marseille  offers shopping, dining, and museums in the Old Port.  (Vieux Port)  Shops and restaurants line the harbor and make great walking tours.
Marseille Tourist Offices offer maps and info; Follow the
big i to the Vieux Port for parking and the water shuttles.  Find the tourist trains at the harbor in Vieux Port.

Marseille Weather for Tourism

When To Go To Marseilles, Provence For sightseeing:  March, April, May, and June or September and October  are good times to go to Provence for hiking, biking and vacation sightseeing.  The weather near Marseilles is Ideal from March to May  (60-75 F) and tours of the city or hikes to the Calanques will not be too crowded.  July and August are high season and could find the city crowded.  Accommodations could be scarce.   Hiking trails could close due to fire danger in July,  August, and part of September.
Marseilles has a
dry Mediterranean climate with 300 days of sun but showers could come in Sept. Oct. and the winds in Fall and Winter can be a problem.  The Mistral's cold, high winds (Hurricane Force) can close the trails. Parts of the GR 98 can be slick if wet

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Go to Viex Port for touris info.  Find the train in Old Port.

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