Marseilles is the oldest city in France and, founded by Greek sailors in 600 B.C. is one of the most interesting places in the South of France to visit: an ancient, magical city that straddles old and modern worlds with ease. It is the perfect example of the traditional charm the South of France exerts.
Marseille boasts a dramatic skyline: crumbling stone buildings plummet down into the churning sea below, it’s a gritty vista that fits in with Marseille’s down to earth charm. The city is divided into quartiers: basically internal villages with a more provincial character than the main port. [Read more...]