Life in Grenoble

Life in Grenoble

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Alessa's weekend in Marseille

This past weekend I went on a last trip while studying abroad in France to Marseille, a beautiful, historical city in the French Riviera.

My friend, Sam, and I decided to go there because we wanted to experience the south of France one more time and spend some relaxing time in the beach. And Marseille did not let us down. On our first day we explored the town and its monuments and history by taking a walking tour of the old city center. We also enjoyed some amazing food and wine.

The next day we made plans to visit the Calanques and enjoy some of Marseille's natural beauty. The day turned out to be more adventurous than expected since we had to go in an hour-long hike before arriving by the water and we were underprepared sporting flip-flops. But we made it work, and it was worth it in the end.

On our final day we found a comfortable patch of sand on an amazing beach to lay and tan for most of the day.

All in all, my trip to Marseille was one if the best and definitely an experience I will never forget.


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