Marseilles represents 2600 years of history on the shores of the Mediterranean sea. It is on the shores of a sea that brings wealth and dangers, a sunny crossroads of cultures, civilizations and peoples.
The evidences of this eventful history are numerous. In this blinding setting of white limestone, where water is not scarce but hidden, Marseille offers a jumble to see: the Abbey of St. Victor, the Calanques, Cassis, Chateau d'If, Borély's Park and castle, Pastré's park and castle, the Corniche, the Docks, Euro-Mediterranean, beaches, La Ciotat, the Radiant City of Le Corbusier, the Major - the cathedral -, the Old Charity whose chapel is the work of Puget , the Panier neighborhood and the old Marseilles, Fort St. Jean, Fort St. Nicolas, the islands of Frioul, the City of Marseille, Malmousque, Estaque dear to Cézanne, Martigues,
and Notre Dame de la Garde, the Palais du Pharo, the Palais Longchamp, Aix en Provence, Parc Chanot, the Prefecture, the Roucas Blanc, Aubagne and the hills of Pagnol, Silo, Theatre Toursky, the Vallon des Auffes the Old Port.
You will be surprised by the sound and warm hospitality of its people.