Advantages: Gorgeous Climate, Beautiful Culture, Picture moment Scenaries Disadvantages: driving(?)
...Marseilles is located on the south east of france, near the mediterranean sea - hosts a beautiful climate - lovely hot weather perfect for achieving a tan.
Marseille is the second largest city in France, the region where Marseille is the capital of its region 'Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur ' and is well used for shipments etc.
Around August months the temperature is easily 30 degrees C. It...
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Review of Marseille
Advantages: Cheaper than England, great food, easy to get to, friendly people Disadvantages: High crime rate, polluted (aren't all big cities??!?) Its French (Lol)
...cafes are cheap and usually pleasant, at lunchtime a croque-monsieur can be got for £3 or £4, which is a simple ham and cheese toastie. Though you can always have a burger - there's McDonald's dotted around Marseille and there's also lots of Quick restaurants dotted around. Quick is very like McDonalds apart from the chips and burgers come in different packaging. It's a very similar price too...
Advantages: An interesting Vieux Port (old port) area, good accommodation options nearby Disadvantages: A noticeably high crime rate, not a great deal to see outside the port and coast areas
...A “reputation for roguishness and danger”, as an older edition of our guidebook states, at first seemed a rather strange claim to make about Marseille. Regrettably, however, crime rates here are among the highest in France, and our own impressions could do nothing but strengthen this view.
I had first visited the city two years ago, in the summer of 1999. That time, I h...