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Welcome to HotelGuide.Networks' directory of hotels and hotel reviews for Marseille, France!
The Mediterranean coastal town of Marseille, founded as Massalia by Greek sailors in 6th century BC, occupies almost twice the area of Paris, but is only second in population density to the nation's capital. With a history of centuries of political intrigue, smuggling and piracy, as well as cultural cross-pollination brought from every corner of the Mediterranean to the Cote d'Azur, the Vieux Port of Marseille is the cultural center of what remains of the Old World. The rocky coastline, with the cliffs of the French Alps in the background, offers many unusual sunbathing as well as scenic hiking opportunities. North African culture blends with French provincial culture in Marseille, contributing to the unique gastronomy of Provence and the Riviera, and to its most famous regional seafood stew, called Bouillabaisse, for which there are as many variations as there are chefs, but none more authentic than in Marseille. Provencal vineyards flourish in this mountain and sea climate, producing rich red wines and balanced whites that perfectly complement the regional cuisine. The French national anthem, "La Marseillaise," honors the importance in French history of this unique and magical area ironically so unlike any other region in France.
We have organized our listings of Marseille's local hotel accommodations into several geographic areas and alphabetically. You can begin browsing for hotels in the Greater Marseille area by selecting one of the links shown below.
Hotels located in the greater Marseille area. Provence Airport (MRS) is located 22 miles NW of the city.
Hotels located in Lyon, France's second largest city, offering history and tradition combined with civic facilities and architecture giving it a big city feel.
Hotels located near the French Alps bordering Switzerland and Italy. Alpine France offers a host of sporting activities during the summer along with a skiers' paradise in the winter.
Hotels in Grenoble, home of the 1968 Winter Olympics. Here you can find miles of hiking, lakes and nearby ski slopes in the Alps as well as an array of other sporting activities, both for winter and summer.
Hotels in Avignon, the Capital of Christianity in the 14th century. Avignon is a city with outstanding history and heritage, as well as beautiful churches and chapels.
Hotels located in the surrounding communities of Marseille.
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Area Facts: Chateau d'Ife, the infamous old fort and prison which played prominently in The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas, is now a museum accessible via a 20-minute ferry ride from the Vieux Port docks. The international dialing code for France is 33.
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