Europe and the Mediterranean

Marseille

Marseille in French; Marselha in Occitan

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Directions

BY AIR

  • Marseille Airport - Provence

BY SEA

BY LAND

  • 200 trains daily; train TGV (3 h from Paris): http://www.sncf.com/
  • In Marseille coincide the three most important motorways in Europe, linking the city with Spain, Italy and the north of the continent

Currency

euro

Where to sleep

Tourist office

Congress and Tourist bureau; rue de la Canebière, 4; 13001 Marseille; tel. (+33) 04 91 13 89 00; info@marseille-tourisme.com

To visit

Sights

Museums

Marseille has 21 museums. Among them are:

Also…

  • Marseille has more than 400 hectares of parks and gardens (Colline Puget, park Longchamp, park Pastré and others)
  • The Corniche Avenue, the Calanques and the Riou Islands make up a beautiful coastal environment close to the city
  • In Marseille there are several historic organs distributed in various churches 

Do not forget

  • Marseille was founded with the name Massalia by Greeks from Phocis; which is why Marseille people are also known as Phocaean
  • Marseille is famous for some tradicional products such as soap, Christmas figurines, pastis (liquor) and bouillabaisse

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