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Parc Balneaire du Prado

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23 Jul 2014
“Nice beaches close to the city center”
4 Jul 2014
“You can find better”
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108 allee du Prado Bleu, 13008 Marseille, France
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Reviewed July 23, 2014

You can easily reach Parc Balneaire du Prado by bus. This is a series of 3 beaches along the coast of Marseille, easily reachable from the center. The water is blue and good for a swim. You have a lifeguard on each beach and facilities...More

4  Thank Mariana D
Reviewed July 4, 2014

The most popular and accessible beaches downtown Marseille are the beaches on Parc Balneaire du Prado, dominated by a copy of Michelangelo's David that get its time of glory at gay prides. The Parc is nice for walks and footings, but the beach is really...More

2  Thank BaronBaron
Reviewed June 22, 2013

Though Marseille is not really famous for its beaches, my wife and I think this was a great spot to visit. Very nice to take a sun bath, and just chill out after an entire day of walking around the city. There are bars and...More

2  Thank MemnochXXI
Reviewed August 9, 2012

Very nice and clean park near la corniche... Excellent for running... Showers everwhere and close by the oh so lovely sea :-)

2  Thank Stephen-Gent_Belgium
Reviewed July 20, 2012

I enjoy biking in this area!There is a long road, the Corniche, that leads you to the Parc. The water might not be so clean, it depends on the current. There are many people, so you can make new acquaintances ;)

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Reviewed July 12, 2012

This is a very nice beach park that is long and huge. Plenty of things to do there with many nice restaurants for seafood, and desserts. There is a nice ferry wheel and great place for families..

2  Thank JJ_Fun_Travels
Reviewed June 10, 2012

Marseille is a big town, plenty of attractions for business as well as for tourist. Prado parc has all you may need for a day at the beach

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Reviewed May 30, 2012

Just in case anyone is wondering, the Prado beach at Marseille is a rock/pebble beach, rather than sand. There are other beaches in the area (5-10 KM) that are sand beaches, therefore much more pleasant. In favor of the Prado, there are many restaurants and...More

2  Thank odziggel
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