5 good reasons to visit Marseilles

The newest on-trend destination, Marseilles has become a must-see. Let's take a look at the many faces of the lively city of Marseilles!
By Mélissa Darré

Savour the rhythm of the South: from its authentic markets to its boho neighbourhoods by way of its Old Port, you'll love the city's relaxed pace. The best bit? The warm welcome of its residents!

Delight those with a love of the unusual: with Norman Foster's dark mirror at the MuCEM, and not to mention the impressive residential complex of la Cité radieuse de Le Corbusier, Marseilles has a surprise for everyone, from those who curious side to those who love beautiful architecture, and all with a sea view.

Taste the flavours of the Mediterranean: beyond the incomparable bouillabaisse, Marseilles is filled with delicious specialties and new addresses with tempting menus.

Rediscover the spirit of laziness: whether at the city's beaches or the surrounding coves, taking a refreshing dip into the Mediterranean is a pleasure not to be missed.

Stroll through a city filled with art and history: dating back to ancient times, France's oldest city has many attractions. Experience Notre Dame de la Garde, the Cathédrale de la Major, Longchamp Palace and the city's many other interesting sites.

5 good reasons to visit Marseilles
5 good reasons to visit Marseilles

Let's take a look at the many faces of the lively city of Marseilles!

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