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The oldest town in France, magnificent Marseille has existed for 2,600 years and is to date, the second largest city in the country. Situated along the Mediterranean, Marseille is found in the midst of the glorious Provence region and blends a momentous and dramatic historical backdrop with a modern day love of life.
Made up up of 111 distinctive arrondissements, Marseille has many areas within its broad city borders to suit the most demanding of holiday agendas! Among the arrondissements of Marseille are some stunning areas to spend time exploring-one of the most enchanting being that of the old Port or Le Vieux Port. Here you will find many opportunities for a break in the sightseeing and enjoying of refreshment as there is an ample supply of restaurants, cafes and bars. Dating back to 600BC, Marseille Old Port demonstrates the majesty of its early fortification abilities with tales of invasion and confrontations across the centuries.
Next door to the Old Port is the engaging arrondissement called Le Panier with its colourful streets and interesting attractions such as the Clocher des Accoules and la Major.
Shoppers will enjoy the retail merits of La Canebiere and whilst being in a convenient location to relish the Musee de la Marine et de l'economie and Musee de la Mode as well as the Opera.
Markets provide an excellent means to capture the flavour of everyday Marseille living and there are plenty of them around town. The large piazza or town square called La Plaine is where you will find the market on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays or head over to the Vieux Port for daily early morning fish markets.
The Romano-Byzantine architectural masterpiece of the Notre Dame de la Garde impresses an imposing shadow over the city along with the Escalier de la Gare St Charles designed to commemorate early prosperity in the colonies. Making the ancient doorway to the city is the Arc de Triomphe de la Porte d'Aix-an imposing structure held in high regard by the people of Marseille.
Lovers of history and art will rejoice with the gems that Marseille have to offer. Situated on the Corniche is the Marseille Contemporary Art Museum and within close proximity are the Marseille Fine Arts Museum and Natural History Museum. Styled in the theme of the italian renaissance decorated with elegant sculptures, waterfalls and ornamental lakes, the Palais Longchamp was built to celebrate the achievements of water. Do not miss this very beautiful attraction.
Despite its vast area and territorial diverse arrondissements of Marseille, there should always be spared ample time during your visit to travel out of the city and indulge in some incomparable south of France experience. The summer Provencale festivals shouldn't be missed for their enjoyment and offerings of the best company, the best wines and probably the best food in the world. Think of Provence as a discovery trip and find out for yourself the differences between the area's wineries, cheeses, bouillabaisse and lifestyles and why its visitors can't wait to return!
Popular attractions in the region, aside from the favourable climate and natural landscape include the Papal Palace and 'pont' (from the song) at Avignon, and the grandeur of the bullring at Arles.
Holidaymakers head to the region's southern Alps for its winter sports as well as surfing or even sailing Regattas on the coast.
Places to visit while in the south of France include the jet-setters' international playground of St Tropez. Aix en Provence offers fountains in plentiful supply (about a thousand at the last count) and its unmissable summer festivals while Calanque de Port-Pin offers the best dramatic and natural scenery for miles around.
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Marseille airport, located in the heart of Provence is 25 kilometres from the city of Marseille.
To travel by taxi from the airport, the fare is approximately Eur 42 (GBP 29).
The airport shuttle bus journey runs to the Marseille Saint-Charles railway station costing Eur 8.50 (GBP 6). Duration of 25 minutes.
The snow shuttle runs every Saturday from 18 December to 23 April and serves many of the local resorts.Pre booking is a must and costs around Eur 20 (GBP 14 ).