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MARSEILLE

Cosmopolitan port on the Mediterranean

Founded in 600 BC by the Phocaeans, the city of Massalia, now Marseille, has always been a crossroads of ideas, races and civilizations. A surprisingly lively cosmopolitan city, its functions as a large port city and of trade often make one forget its natural assets. Marseille is now the second most important city in the country after Paris, a city of history and a large port on the Mediterranean.
Museum lovers will be able to discover the contemporary architecture of the new MUCEM, which presents collections devoted to the history of Europe and the Mediterranean. Others will enjoy strolling around the Old Port or going up to the Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica to admire the panorama of the city and the bay up to the famous Chateau d’If. Or we will not miss an excursion to the marvelous calanques massif which stretches for 20 km to Cassis. And finally, the curious gourmets will not fail to taste a delicious bouillabaisse, emblematic dish of the region.

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marseille

Cosmopolitan port on the Mediterranean

Founded in 600 BC by the Phocaeans, the city of Massalia, now Marseille, has always been a crossroads of ideas, races and civilizations. A cosmopolitan city that is surprisingly alive, its functions as a large port city and of trade often make one forget its natural assets. Marseille is today the second most important city in the country after Paris. Museum lovers will be able to discover the contemporary architecture of the new MUCEM which presents collections devoted to the history of Europe and the Mediterranean. Others will enjoy strolling around the Old Port or going up to the Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica to admire the panorama of the city and the bay up to the famous Château d’If. Or we will not miss an excursion to the marvelous massif of the creeks which stretches for 20 km from to Cassis. And finally the curious gourmets will not fail to taste a delicious bouillabaisse, emblematic dish.

MARSEILLE

2600 ANS D'HISTOIRE​

Fondée en 600 av J.C. par les Phocéens, la ville de Massalia, actuelle Marseille, a de tous temps été un carrefour d’idées, de races et de civilisations. Cité cosmopolite étonnement vivante, ses fonctions de grande ville portuaire et de commerce font souvent oublier ses atouts naturels. Marseille est aujourd’hui la deuxième ville la plus importante du pays après Paris, Les amateurs de musées pourront découvrir l’architecture contemporaine du nouveau MUCEM qui présente des collections consacrées à l’histoire de l’Europe et de la Méditerrannée. D’autres aimeront flaner autour du Vieux Port ou monter jusqu’à la Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde pour admirer le panorama sur la ville et la baie jusqu’au célèbre château d’If. Ou encore on ne manquera pas une excursion jusqu’aux merveilleux massif des calanques qui s’étend sur 20 km de jusqu’à Cassis. Et enfin les gourmands curieux ne manqueront pas de déguster une délicieuse bouillabaisse, plat emblématique de la région

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