Marseille

Marseille is the second largest city in France and an ancient city. The first known population was the Ligurians, who were there when the Phoenicians started the city in 600 BC. The Greeks conquered it in 540BC and the Romans about 2000 years ago. It is most of all, a Provencal city, centered around an o…

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Cassis

Cassis was a very ancient fishing port and is an interesting village which was rebuilt on the old ruins in the 18th century, resulting in a more regular layout than most other medieval village. A walk through the old village streets will reveal some nice old buildings, some dating back to the 16th cent…

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La Ciotat

Approximately 20 kilometers or 20 minutes drive from Marseille, La Ciotat is a historically significant and beautiful little seaside village. It has maintained its working Port and its authenticity.  It has also maintained its status as a cultural town since the brothers Auguste and Louis Lumi…

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