What to Do in Marseille, France

About Marseille

When mentioning France, perhaps you’d immediately think about Paris and its Eiffel Tower. Nonetheless, have you ever thought of checking out the equally vibrant city of Marseille?

Petit Nice in Marseille, France

Next to Paris, Marseille is the second biggest city in France, and similar to the country’s capital city, it also has in keeping comparable French culture, lively nightlife, eclectic cuisines and interesting people.
Aside from enjoying the city and its food in the many cafes and restaurants, it is also possible to go for a bolder activity like swimming, boating, scuba diving and climbing. Read on to learn more about the things to do in Marseille as shared by New York Times Travel contributor Seth Sherwood (“36 Hours in Marseille”).
Below is a short excerpt from his article:
Now the good news: Marseille is not Paris. Kissed by the Mediterranean, Marseille can claim an un-Parisian combination of near-constant sun, miles of beaches and an ethnic mix — French, North African, Italian, Corsican, Armenian — that lends a flavor unlike anywhere else in the country. No wonder the rest of France calls it Planète Mars.
Read the rest of his article, and don’t hesitate to take a side trip to Marseille, France!

Photo Credit

Popular Posts

8 Facts About the Panama Canal

Panama is one of the fastest-growing destinations in Central America, and the Panama Canal is the country's star attraction. Although it's on everyone's list of things to experience, the canal...

Read More

10 Amazing Facts about the Tasmanian Devil

Move over, cuddly koalas and cute kangaroos. Meet the Tasmanian Devil. No, not the Looney Tunes cartoon character that travels like a spinning top, drooling, snarling and terrorizing Bugs Bunny's friends. The...

Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Travel to Croatia

From an isolated backwater behind the Iron Curtain, Croatia has transformed itself into Eastern Europe's 'Riviera'. Sun worshippers discovered the miles of sunny, pristine beaches and dramatic cliffs of the Dalmatian...

Read More

Start Planning

Your Travel Today

Join Our Newsletter