Vallon des Auffes, Marseille

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The Vallon des Auffes is a little traditional fishing haven in Marseille in the 7th arrondissement of Marseille. It is situated 2.5 km south-west of the Vieux-Port over the corniche Kennedy, between the Catalans beach and Malmousque bay.
This little haven is constituted by over 50 fisher cabins and small traditional fishing boats of which some of
Ce petit port / vallon abrite de part et d'autre du pont, une cinquantaine de cabanons de pêcheurs et de petits bateaux de pêche traditionnelle, don't quelques pointus typiques, don't les prises sont réservées aux restaurants locaux.

Il tire son nom de l'auffe, a sort of grass used to make rope, braids, and fishing nets.
Le pont en béton armé voûte constitué en pierres maçonnées forme trois arches en plein cintre de 17m de haut et 100 grades de biais. Il enjambe le port sur une longueur de 60m. Il est bâti au, lors de la construction de la corniche du Président-John-Fitzgerald-Kennedy. L'anse a été barrée lors de la construction des foundations afin de la maintenir au sec.
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  • A small landlocked cove, an exhibition of fishing boats, an intimate and Provençal atmosphere, small terraces as we like them. To live absolutely.
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  • Fishing port in the east of the city, you reach by a bus do not try to go by car because parking is impossible. The area is full of locals and restaurants at decidedly high prices and with a lot of row. It seems to be more of a place for high-end local movida than anything else.
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