Top 5 museums of Marseille

Top 5 museums of Marseille

Marseille is the second largest city in France. Not only the size of the city makes it famous, but its unique tourist attractions, too. It is also a historically important city, as it used to be the region’s most important trade center. As the country’s largest city on the Mediterranean Coast, Marseille is a very attractive tourist destination. The port city is also an important arrival base for thousands of cruisers. Its beaches, architectural jewels and museums make it an important Fre... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in and around Marseille

Tourist attractions in and around Marseille

Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and most popular French cities, Marseille owns tens or even hundreds of fascinating visitor attractions. Its surrounding area is also very attractive. In case you are looking for a great destination in France, choose Marseille and you will have an unforgettable vacation. There are several great tourist attractions in and around Marseille, including the Old Port of Marseille, the Abbey of St. Victor, the beautiful Marseille cathedral, the Frioul Archipelago... [ read more ]

A guide to Marseille's nightlife

A guide to Marseille’s nightlife

Nightclubs, cafes and bars might seem like an recent invention, but as longe as there have been cities and towns, there have been places where people could go out for a drink, a chat or some music and dance. And seeing as Marseille is officially the oldest city in France, we can safely assume that it has had plenty of practice at building up an exciting nightlife. Add the fact that Marseille is a port city and sailors have reputation for knowing how to have fun, and you can already guess tha... [ read more ]

Exploring the Old Port of Marseille

Exploring the Old Port of Marseille

Marseille is the oldest city in France, so for history hunters and lovers of old places, there is no better destination than Marseille. Of course, Marseille has its newer parts too (which can be quite interesting as well), but if you stick to the old port, you will be surrounded by all the historic charm you need. The Old Port has been the natural port of Marseille since the Antiquity, when the city was already an important port on the Mediterranean. This corner of the city is one of its mos... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Marseille

Top 5 attractions in Marseille

Marseille, France's premier port city, one of the oldest settlements in the country and the setting of various important historical events, is one of the brightest gems of the French riviera, and not just because it has great food and lovely weather. Travelers who like to get some sightseeing done will have their work cut out for them in Marseille, the city where tourist attractions small and large lurk behind every corner. Even if you don't know the first thing about Marseille, just taking ... [ read more ]

Top 5 sights in Marseille

Top 5 sights in Marseille

Paris is touted as France's cultural melting pot, but in truth the title of the oldest and most diverse city in France can easily go to Marseille. Ever since the city was founded by Greeks in 600 BC, Massalia, or present day Marseille has been a mix and match of nationalities and cultures from all over Europe. Today, Marseille is strongly Provençal Popularity, but with many North African and other influences, as befitting a bustling port city where ships dock from all over the world. And in... [ read more ]

The traveler's guide to Marseille

The traveler’s guide to Marseille

Marseille is the second largest city in France, and the country's busiest port at the Mediterranean, but this is no seaside copy of the capital - Marseille has a personality of its own, and a very obvious one at that. Marseille has been a port for millennia: it was founded in 600 BC as a Greek colony, and it hasn't stopped being a port since then. Marseille is infused with a typically Mediterranean joy of living, French poise and sense of style, and the warmth of North Africa. From a tourist... [ read more ]