Vallon des Auffes (Marseille)

The « Vallon des Auffes » is a tiny harbour located on the seaside of Marseille, about 20 minutes walk east from the more famous Vieux Port. It is a very picturesque place, with little fishermen houses, traditional fishing boats, and famous seafood restaurants.

The « Vallon des Auffes » is a tiny harbour located on the seaside of Marseille, about 20 minutes walk east from the more famous Vieux Port. It is a very picturesque place, with little fishermen houses, traditional fishing boats, and famous seafood restaurants.

A very nice place to take photographs, or eat a bouillabaisse, the typical fish soup of Marseille. Auffiers were craftsmen who made ropes and rigging.

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vallon_des_Auffes

written by azurblue on 2008-07-18 in #world #locations #sea #marseille #leisure

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