Marseille, France - the nation's second-biggest city and a popular Mediterranean holiday destination, Marseille has gained an even higher profile as a European Capital of Culture. As one of 2013's twin cultural capitals, the city's arts, cuisine and architecture has garnered attention both at home and abroad.
When exploring the cultural scene of Marseille, guests will find comfortable accommodation at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Marseille Vieux Port. With superbly designed rooms, the highly commended and brand-new Restaurant Quai du 7ème and a fully equipped fitness center, this hotel in Marseille keeps visitors in comfort when exploring the city.
Exploring Marseille attractions
With a history dating back over 2,000 years, Marseille is France's oldest city and is second in size only to Paris. The largest port in France and the centre of the Provence and Cote d'Azur regions, Marseille is a popular seaside destination for tourists, offering a mix of culture, art and the beautiful Calanques.
Marseilles has several excellent tourist attractions, including the Chateau d'If, a 16th century prison made famous by Alexander Dumas's novel The Count of Monte Cristo. The Vieux Port, Marseille's old port, now a marina, is a big draw for visitors, as are the markets of Noailles.
The waterfront and city centre of Marseilles also boast a wide variety of restaurants, shops and bars for tourists to explore.
Staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Marseille Vieux Port
Situated across from Vieux Port and a 10 minute walk from the city's main train station, this Marseille hotel is the ideal place from which to explore this fascinating city. Its centrally located accommodation in Marseille makes it a natural choice for holidaymakers and business travellers alike.