Tag: Vieux Port

The Frioul Islands

The Frioul Islands

The Frioul archipelago is a group of islands off the coast of Marseille. It includes the island of If, which is where the Chateau d’If of The Count of Monte Cristo fame is located. Ferries to the islands leave from Marseille‘s Vieux Port at regular 

Marseille

Marseille

Inspiration from the Provence episode of No Reservations–where Anthony Bourdain played pétanque, toured vineyards, and dipped summer vegetables in homemade aioli–led us to Marseille, France’s second city and the capital of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region.