A fantastic city with an edge
Want to discover another side to France? Book a flight to Marseille and stroll along the picturesque streets of the Old Port, admire the Notre Dame de la Garde and take a boat to Château d’If. Marseille has a unique, contradictory character. It’s elegant, but at the same time a little edgy. It’s steeped in history, but also modern. In summer, the city’s beaches are a wonderful place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Historic streets and modern museums
Marseille is a city packed with history The Old Port is 2,600 years old and used to be the city’s economic centre. This is the most atmospheric part of the city for enjoying a pleasant walk, or relaxing on a terrace. The narrow streets in the historic Le Panier district are also great. If you like modern art, you’ll have a great time in Marseille. The CeReM and MuCEM have given the city a totally new look. These two museums let you discover various sides of Mediterranean life. Marseille is the ideal destination for a weekend holiday or as the starting point for a beautiful tour of France. Treat yourself: book a flight to Marseille now!
Without a doubt, Marseille’s bouillabaisse is the world’s most famous fish soup and it’s inextricably linked to this port city. This tasty, red soup is a real tradition. You can enjoy it in almost any restaurant, but it’s best to go to the restaurants around the Old Port. Order a nice glass of wine and enjoy! There’s also plenty to do outside of Marseille. The fragrant lavender fields and charming villages of Provence are just a stone’s throw away.
Flights to Marseille for a unique holiday
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The prestigious MuCEM is the jewel in the crown of cultural Marseille. The museum focuses on the European and Mediterranean civilizations from Early Antiquity to present-day. It is housed in an ultra-modern building with a footbridge leading to a medieval fort. The unique architecture makes the museum impressive both inside and out.
For 2,600 years, Marseille’s historic port has been the beating heart of the city. The Vieux-Port is still located where the ancient Greek market once stood. Nowadays, it is one of Marseille’s most popular neighbourhoods. Since extensive renovations were carried out, virtually the entire area is a pedestrian zone. The atmosphere is inviting and pleasant, thanks in part to the dozens of cafés and restaurants.
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