Visit Marseille in a weekend
Marseille was founded more than 26 centuries ago. Its wealth of art and culture, from initial ancient love story to the amazing Mucem, are exemplary of its talent to combine tradition and modernity.
Rule 1: don’t forget your sunglasses. Marseille is very sunny and in May temperatures may exceed 20 degres C. Feeling like stretching your legs after a long trip? Then, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Here is a couple of proposal:
Notre-Dame de la Garde
La cathédrale Major
Le vieux port
More choices about the monuments to be seen in Marseille: click here
Eager for a bit of history and heritage? From the Jardin des Vestiges, the Roman heritage, the XVI century fortifications, the XVII mansions of rich traders, to the XIX and XX century amazing skyline, Marseille will take you on a mind blowing voyage.
Sea, sun and sport: the Provence coastline offers a multitude of opportunities from boat tours to the calanques (Fjords) to lazy relaxation on the beaches of Marseille, Cassis and la Ciotat.
The calanques of Marseille