The Marseille and Beyond Travel Guide is a pocket guide to the best of Marseille, written by two award-winning travel experts. It is published in the Beyond Travel series, a series of pocket guides published by the Beyond London Travel website. Other titles in the series include Bordeaux and Beyond, Toulouse and Beyond, and Montpellier and Beyond, all available for the Kindle.

Marseille and Beyond is an inexpensive mini-guide to one of the most fascinating cities in Europe. The book describes the best sights to see in Marseille itself, as well as the easiest and most appealing excursions from the city – to the Calanques, and to Arles, and Aix-en-Provence. There are entries for the sites associated with Van Gogh in Arles and Paul Cézanne in Aix.

The guide also has sections on the best shopping and sporting activities, and recommends a range of personally-selected hotels, bars and restaurants to suit all budgets. For sports fans especially, there is a comprehensive guide to the city’s famous Stade Vélodrome, home of Olympique de Marseille and where international football and rugby matches are played, and which will be hosting matches in EUFA’s 2016 Euro Championships.

The Marseille and Beyond travel guide is fully up-to-date to take account of the city’s choice as European Capital of Culture for 2013. Before booking a trip, check out which museums are closed in 2012 while being refurbished for 2013, and which new museums and galleries will be opened in 2013 too.

Mike Gerrard and Donna Dailey have won several awards for their travel writing, including a Benjamin Franklin Award for a guidebook to Paris. Among their other guidebooks are the National Geographic Traveler Guide to Greece, The Top 10 Paris Guide for Dorling Kindersley, the CityPack Guide to Nice and the Cote d’Azur, Paris by Metro, and the Bloom’s Literary Guides to both Paris and London. They have written guidebooks for almost every major travel guide publisher, including National Geographic, Dorling Kindersley, Michelin, AA, AAA, Fodor's, New Holland, Berlitz, Insight, and many more.

A second edition of this guide was published in January 2013, bringing the Year of Culture information up-to-date and including 19 colour photographs of Marseille, Arles, and Aix-en-Provence.

The 4th edition is now available, updated in June 2013.

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