Marseille basks in the glory of its prime location along France's Mediterranean coast. Once a trading port in the ancient Greek empires, Marseille is now France's second largest city and the largest port in the Mediterranean. There are about 1.5 million people living in the urban area, just a little more in the bigger metropolitan area.
From the Marseille Travel Guide
Don't let the rugged exterior mislead you! Pension Edelweiss made our stay in Marseille this summer. ... more
We were worried about finding the hostel being so far out, but seeing instructions on every round about, we arrived within 2min of the front door, having their telephone No with us, and calling to make sure where we were was not a problem. They were very help with everything and gave us excellent service. ... more