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Marseille - Alleys and islands

Marseille, Chateau d'If, Ile de Ratonneau, Cassis.

  • Sailing through the ages

    The Greeks landed here in 600 BC, establishing a settlement on the northern side.

    [Northern part of Vieux Port, Marseille]

  • The guardian

    The imposing basilica is situated at the highest point of Marseille, 162 meters above sea level.

    [Notre Dame de la Garde, Marseille]

  • Something fishy going on

    Bouillabaisse used to be poor fisherman's good in Marseille, and today it is one of the best known dishes in the world.

    [Having Bouillabaisse at Miramar, Marseille]

  • Marooned

    [Jonas at Ile de Ratonneau]

  • By the bay

    [Batterie de Cavaux at Ile de Ratonneau]

  • Staring at the sun

    [Reine at Ile de Ratonneau]

  • Through the eye

    [Ile de Ratonneau]

  • The island

    Suddenly we found a perfect beach.

    [Jonas at Ile de Ratonneau]

  • The knights that say Oui

    The Chateau d'If used to hold many prisoners, including Mirabeau and a rhinoceros. This was also the location for the fiction book The Count of Monte Cristo.

    [Chateau d'If, Marseille]

  • Cranes R Us

    [Reine at Ile d'If]

  • The knights that say Oui

    The Chateau d'If used to hold many prisoners, including Mirabeau and a rhinoceros. This was also the location for the fiction book The Count of Monte Cristo.

    [Chateau d'If, Marseille]

  • I smell a connection

    This is the exact location where Charnier and Devereaux made their sinister plans in the 1971 movie French Connection. I guess someone is a movie buff.

    [Reine at Chateau d'If]

  • Not Alcatraz

    The Chateau d'If used to hold many prisoners, including Mirabeau and a rhinoceros. This was also the location for the fiction book The Count of Monte Cristo.

    [Chateau d'If, Marseille]

  • Jailbreak

    The Chateau d'If used to hold many prisoners, including Mirabeau and a rhinoceros. This was also the location for the fiction book The Count of Monte Cristo.

    [Reine at Ile d'If]

  • Street beer

    [Jonas at Brasserie Le Soleil, Marseille]

  • I can see my house from here

    The view from the hill at 162 meters is quite spectacular

    [View from Notre Dame de la Garde, Marseilles]

  • The magic flute

    Le Four des Navettes is the oldest bakery in Marseille. Since 1871 they have made boat-shaped cookies aptly called navettes, a sort of hard biscuit with orange flavor.

    [Reine having a navette at Notre Dame de la Garde, Marseille]

  • Wicked stairs

    These stairs are located in the middle of the old quarter. They could be seen in the beginning of 1971 movie French Connection.

    [Rue des Moulins, Marseilles]

  • Moules mariniere

    Marinated mussels are not a bad companion to a white wine from Cassis.

    [Having mussels in Marseilles]

  • Ancient stairs

    [Montee des Accoules, Marseilles]

  • The cave

    [Le Trolleybus nightclub, Marseilles]

  • Limelight

    An almost perfect Mojito.

    [Le Trolleybus nightclub, Marseilles]

  • A weissbier never lies

    [Havanna club, Marseilles]

  • Get the party started

    Notice the disco ball hanging from the power line.

    [Le Panier, Marseille]

  • Street bar

    Get your Mojitos here!

    [Le Panier, Marseille]

  • Stay out of the light

    [Le Panier, Marseille]

  • Barbeque mists

    [Le Panier, Marseille]

  • L'amour

    [Place des Moulins, Marseille]

  • Partystarters

    [Le Panier, Marseille]

  • One two three techno

    We stumbled upon this trio who played electro music!

    [Place des Treize Cantons, Marseille]

  • Strangers in the night

    [Le Panier, Marseille]

  • Predators or prey

    [Merengo, Marseille]

  • Neon

    Probably the worst bar in town, but the lightning was nice.

    [Exit Café, Marseille]

  • Convenient parking

    [Quai des Baux, Cassis]

  • Seafront

    [Cassis]

  • By the power of the grape

    [Domaine du Bagnol vineyard, Cassis]

  • The bench

    [Quai des Baux, Cassis]

  • Beachhead

    The backdrop cliffs with Le Chateau and Cape Canaille are the best beach background I've had since Copacabana in Rio with Sugarloaf mountain.

    [Cassis]

  • Greens and grays

    [Rue du Jeune Anacharsis, Cassis]

  • Passing through

    [Rue Docteur Severin Icard, Cassis]

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