Travel Destination: Marseille

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Marseille is the second largest and also the most ancient city in France. The city is is packed with ancient sites that attract a fair share of tourist interest. The main attraction is the colorful old harbor.

Unlike other cities in France, Marseille is very down to earth, and has plenty of attractions and pedestrian-friendly squares that are worth exploring. While in Marseille, you can see the Basilique de Notre Dame de la Garde, a wonderful cathedral that offers beautiful views of the city.

Marseille is also home to some lovely beaches including the Plage des Catalans which is conveniently located near the city centre.

Marseille also forms the base for excursions to nearby islands and charming resort towns. The Old Port area is a popular hangout place. The city is also home to several museums and galleries, and the famed Art Deco opera house, situated in the heart of the city.

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