Weekend in the South: Avignon / Marseille

Last weekend, I went on a trip to the south of France: Avignon, known as the “City of Popes”, on Saturday and Marseille, France’s 2nd largest city, on Sunday. Above, the Papal Palace in Avignon.

Above, room inside the Palace.

Above, the famous Avignon Bridge (Pont Saint-Bénezet) on the Rhône river, with the Tour Philippe le Bel in the background.

Above, Avignon seen from Fort Saint-André in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon.

Above, morning in the Old Port (Vieux Port) of Marseille.

Above, the Mediterranean Sea seen from the Frioul Archipelago, with Marseille in the background and the Château d’If on the left.

Above, Marseille seem from Notre-Dame de la Garde.

Above, sunset on the port.

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