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How well do you know Marseille? :)

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How well do you know Marseille? :)

Hi All,

I'm travelling to Marseille for a week in early September. It's my first visit and I've provisionally booked an apartment on the Avenue de la Corse (La Corniche - Stade Velodrome).

I've heard that some parts of town - like all cities - are a little dodgy. Does anyone know the area around Avenue de la Corse and would you recommend the area to base ourselves for a week?

Any other apartment suggestions would be most welcome. Thanks :)

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1. Re: How well do you know Marseille? :)

Everybody will have a different idea of what "dodgy" means but I can't see any problem with the Avenue de la Corse.

It is quite central, giving easy reach to the Vieux Port and to the Corniche, the only downside that I can think of is that it will almost certainly involve a bit of walking up hill.

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2. Re: How well do you know Marseille? :)

Hi MarseilleAnglo. We'll be relying on public transport and our feet! I was a bit concerned that it may be very far out of town but sounds good. Thanks :)

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3. Re: How well do you know Marseille? :)

Unless you have mobility problems you should not have difficulty getting around. There are some brief notes on public transport here:

http://goo.gl/jwqsh

and details of the various deals on tickets here:

http://goo.gl/DaEqv

You will find that you can travel quite a way out of central Marseille on public transport, so if you are feeling adventurous you could try some of the things here:

http://goo.gl/oRwJz

Enjoy your stay!

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