France’s oldest and the second largest city after Paris will wecome you with it’s edgy, bustling atmosphere and urban energy. What makes this travel location special is everything from ancient history and cultural diversity to lovely seaside scenery and multiethnic heritage, interesting to so many people.
Start your adventure with visiting the city’s landmark, the basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, proudly standing at the top of the hill in it’s lavish Neo-Byzantine style. Then stroll around the lively waterfront of Marseille, it’s Old Harbor, The Vieux Port, to inhale the Mediterranean atmosphere and to taste some of the best local specialties.
End your visit by wandering around Le Panier, Marseille’s oldest quarter, historic center and cultural heart of the city. Walk up La Canebière, a vibrant boulevard that buzzes with activity, visit the Cathédrale de la Major and the Vieille Charité, and let your personal photographer in Marseille take photos of you walking the steep, narrow winding streets of the city, catching it’s charm. If all of this is not enough, save another day for visiting famous MuCEM, a stunning complex of three different museums showing the history of Mediterranean civilization.