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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

    Ile de Ratonneau

  • By the bay

    Batterie de Cavaux at Ile de Ratonneau

  • Through the eye

    Ile de Ratonneau

  • The island

    Suddenly we found a perfect beach.

    Ile de Ratonneau

  • The knights that say Oui

    The Chateau d'If used to hold many prisoners, including Mirabeau and a rhinoceros.

    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.

    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

  • Street beer

    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

  • 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

  • Predators or prey

    Merengo, 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