Marseille - Alleys and islands

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

  • The guardian

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

    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, Marseille

  • Get the party started

    Notice the disco ball hanging from the power line.

    Le Panier, Marseille

  • By the bay

    Batterie de Cavaux at Ile de Ratonneau

  • Marooned

    Ile de Ratonneau

  • Through the eye

    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

  • 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

  • Barbeque mists

    Le Panier, Marseille

  • Partystarters

    Le Panier, Marseille

  • One two three techno

    We stumbled upon this trio who played electro music!

    Place des Treize Cantons, Marseille

  • Convenient parking

    Quai des Baux, Cassis

  • Seafront


  • The bench

    Quai des Baux, Cassis

  • Passing through

    Rue Docteur Severin Icard, Cassis

  • 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, Marseille

  • Something fishy going on

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

    Having Bouillabaisse at Miramar, Marseille