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Although Marseille lacks a rich variety of attractions, it is near world-class shore excursion destinations.
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Must sees: Palace of the Popes, Avignon Walls, and Bridge of Avignon.
Its 20,000-capacity Roman amphitheatre is noticeably better preserved than the Coloseum of Rome.
Pont du Gard
This famous Roman aqueduct would rank higher on my shore excursion list if it required less travel time from Marseille.
The Orange Roman Theatre is massive and spectacular. Unfortunately, this destination suffers the same travel-time issue as the Pont du Gard.
Has a picturesque cityscape and a delightful cultural ambiance. "Axe" is pronounced "Ex".
The town of Arles boasts a Roman amphitheatre and was Van Gogh's home during his most acclaimed period.
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