Founded by the Greeks, this is the oldest city in France and has become the second French most important city and the main economic centre of the French Midi.
With a strong Mediterranean character, its atmosphere can be enjoyed in the Old Port and in the numerous bars and restaurants. City of art and culture, Marseille has many wonders to share. With its 26 centuries of existence, it combines tradition and modernity.
The city is deeply marked by its past, and evokes the remains of all the cities that have come and gone over the centuries. The visitor will be taken on a journey from the dawn of our century to modern times and the great architectural achievements of the 21st century, passing through the medieval religious foundations, the fortifications of the sixteenth century, the luxurious residences of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and the numerous buildings built in the nineteenth century. The city is filled with monuments, sites and museums.
The sun is a more attractive within its pleasant surroundings. The mistral wind provides you with the luminosity that has inspired famous painters: Cézanne, Braque, Dufy, Derain and Marquet, among others, who painted the small port of L'Estaque.
If you are thinking about what to see in Marseille, we tell you about some of the places you cannot miss, although there is much more to discover:
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Marseille Saint-Charles station is only 1.5 km away from the city centre.