Sunday, May 20, 2007

Enjoying the southern French hospitality at Marseille

One of the major cities lying on the Mediterranean Sea, Marseille has the distinction of being designated as the European City of Cultural for a year. This honorific title is bestowed every year on a city, which by virtue of its cultural venues and events, is given a chance to promote itself to the world.

Marseille has among some wonderful architectural monuments, has a rich cultural venues. There are museums dedicated to the city’s history, a maritime museum, as it is nation’s largest port and a art museum, among whose inventory, is a major Picasso exhibit.

For tourists, there are many hotels to cater to their relaxation. Some of the major ones are:

Mercure Marseille Beauvau Vieux Port:
4 rue Beauvau, Marseille 13001, France

New Hotel Vieux Port:
3 Bis Rue Reine Elisabeth, Marseille 13001, France

Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port:
36 boulevard Charles Livon, Marseille 13007, France

Exclusive Hotel Du Palais:
26 Rue Breteuil, Marseille 13002, France

Villa La Pinede:
Bouches-du-Rhone Maussane Les Alpilles, Marseille, France

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