Travel Europe - A Guide for Independent Travellers
Marseilles is the second largest city in France and the country's largest cruise port. Located on the Mediterranean Sea approximately 314 km south of Lyon, Marseilles enjoys a pleasant climate year-round.
Visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of Marseilles from the Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica that overlooks the city.
There are several lovely French towns located near Marseilles. They include Cassis to the east and Aix-en-Provence to the north.
Access the Marseilles City Guide for detailed information regarding city landmarks, attractions and public transportation.