French-American Cultural Foundation – Bastille Day "Riviera" Auction
Auction Ends: Jul 12, 2013 11:00 PM EDT

Unique Experiences

Discover Marseille/Provence 2013 European Capital of Culture

Item Number
Estimated Value
$2,600 USD
$600 USD to savagmi1
Number of Bids
2  -  Bid History

Item Description

Two nights in Executive Room at the Intercontinental Marseille-Hotel Dieu, including breakfast for two at the restaurant "les Fenetres" PLUS your own guided tour with Art Visit Provence.

InterContinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu is perfectly located overlooking the Vieux Port, right beside the oldest district in Marseille known as the Panier. The hotel is housed in a listed historical monument dating back to the 18th century and boasts a really beautiful terrace, where you can rest after a busy day admiring the Vieux Port. Nearby the Calanques must be seen! Marseille is the vibrant Mediterranean's capital of Provence. 

“Superlative” best qualifies Marseille’s latest luxury hotel with its 194 rooms, two restaurants and one bar, a 750 m2 outdoor terrace, a 1,000 m2 Spa by Clarins and several reception and meeting rooms.
Ideally situated at the gateway to Provence with a host of wide-ranging activities on offer, the InterContinental Marseille – Hotel Dieu extends an invitation not imply to discover Provence but to really experience it.

InterContinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu is housed in a magnificent XVIIIth century landmark: a historic, classified monument that is the former Hotel Dieu. Everything in the hotel has been designed with you in mind. From the very first moment you will find yourself at home in this unique place so steeped in history.

The hotel has 2 restaurants: the brasserie “Les Fenêtres” and the gastronomic restaurant “Alcyone”.

Sip your favourite cocktails in the chic contemporary setting of “The Capian” bar, either comfortably installed in the lounge or on the delightful terrace overlooking the Vieux-Port. Located on the first floor of the hotel, the Bar's history is expressed by the reproduction of an 18th century painting depicting the Bay of Marseille. The style is contemporary; the atmosphere is achieved by the use of blue seats, blue being traditionally the colour of Marseille. The Bar and the Brasserie extend onto an outdoor terrace and have the advantage of a unique view over the Vieux-Port and Notre-Dame de la Garde. 

Regenerate and renew yourself at the Spa by Clarins in the InterContinental Marseille – Hotel Dieu! 1,000 m2 of sheer space! The Spa boasts 6 treatment rooms, a relaxation room, an indoor pool, a fitness centre, 2 saunas, 2 steam rooms and a solarium. The Spa offers a range of beauty care and cosmetic treatments faithful to the fundamental principles of Clarins infrastructure. The emphasis here is on luminous, pure and youthful skin.


Enjoy your own guided tour of Marseille with "Art Visit Provence": discover the unexpected Marseille and Provence region through its traditional products as well as its most trendy ones, its artisans and know-hows: each of them contributing to the history of Marseille, land of men and culture, commercial sea port and artistical center. This two hour visit will awaken all you senses ! degustations included.   (contact and tours in English)


Item Special Note

The winner of this package will also recieve special Marseille Provence 2013 exhibitions catalogues and discounts, and a limited edition of Marseille Provence 2013 mug and agenda.

For more information on Marseille Provence 2013 events:


Expiration Dates:

Intercontinental Marseille Hotel Dieu: June 12th, 2014

ArtVisitProvence: December 2014

Donated By:

Intercontinental - Hotel Dieu Marseille

MP 2013