Beirut-Marseille: direct flights!
As of October 2nd, Air France has started to operate direct flights between Beirut and Marseille. Thanks to introducing of 3 weekly flights, your trip to the wonderful Provence region will become more comfortable and time-saving!
Those who are fan of sunbathing and swimming will like convenient beaches and quiet bays of Perpignan, Montpellier and Marseille.
For adventure-lovers there are excellent conditions for sailing sport, diving and rock climbing.
Even closer there are such nice cities as Nimes and Arles (50 km) with beautiful amphitheatres and viaducts remained from the Roman Empire.
Avignon is 100 km away from Marseille, it is famous for its drama festivals and fine architecture, and also Languedoc-Roussilon (180 km) which keeps cathar secrets and tamplier castles.
Also don´t forget that in summer Marseille becomes an excellent air transit station for flights to Corsica.
However, travelling through Marseille is convenient not even in hot months
So, having saved money on a flight you can get to Andorra (500 km) in a few hours of ride or continue a trip to Lyons and pass excellent vacations in the Alps!
Connoisseurs of the antiquity will find in Marseille interesting cultural and historical monuments.
Also you can gaze at wonderful Basilica Notre-Dame de la Garde which is built on the highest point of the city. On the top of the building there is a gold statue of Madonna with the babe in her arms which has been protecting the city since XIX century. Marvellous mosaics beautify basilica inside.
Finally, real gourmets will certainly appreciate delicious Provence cuisine and superb local wines.
Make a journey to this splendid region and enjoy all facets of leisure it proposes!
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* Departure on Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday.