Marseille is beautiful and captivating, being the oldest city in France, located between the hills and the sea, with a special charm. Marseille is France’s second largest city located on the Mediterranean coast, founded by the Greeks about 2,600 years, being an industrial picturesque port, full of life and beauty. Keep in mind that last year, in 2013, Marseille was the European Capital of Culture.
Marseille fits among the most popular holiday destinations, offering a wealth of attractions suitable for all ages, from magnificent palaces, churches, museums, beaches and bays, extremely gorgeous.
The best time to visit Marseille is between April to May and September to October, when temperatures are more pleasant and less tourists.
Unfortunately there are few who speak English, tourism is not well developed and is still a destination accessible to those with a budget big enough. In a mix of Europeans, North Africans and many other nationalities, this beautiful city, beyond the amazing architectural style and lovely scenery, greets you with a lively and frenzy atmosphere but also with a hectic traffic, which is not to everyone’s taste.
Marseille is fashionable in areas such as cinema, theater, music, sports, fashion, travel by sea and congresses, showing to the whole world a new perspective and a bohemian air combined with modernism.
Besides the tremendous beauty, I have to say that criminality and crime rate is high, the reputation of this city being discussed and disputed over time. If you keep this in mind and avoid certain neighborhoods and areas notorious certainly will discover the Marseille’s story, the maze of streets with smell of coffee, cinnamon and saffron, with fortifications and castles of the sixteenth century – an exceptional architectural delight.
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