WHAT TO SEE IN MARSEILLE?
1 – The Cathedral of Notre-Dame de la Garde
2 – The Old Port – Fish markets, boats, restaurants, cafes
3 – The Le Panier Quarter
4 – La Corniche, Vallon des Auffes and the Calanques
5 – The Castello d’If and the Frioul Islands
WHAT TO EAT IN MARSEILLE?
The “bouillabaisse”: It is a fantastic fish soup prepared with redfish, sea hen, dory, conger, capon fish, spider fish, sauces and vegetables. The bouillabaisse is prepared in all the seaside resorts of Provence but in Marseille it reaches its peak.
The “mussels alla Marseillaise”.
The Alioli: This is the equivalent of our fried garlic and oil, the basis of every dish in Marseille. Other typical local dishes are the tapenade, an appetizer based on anchovies, olives, capers and garlic and the Panisse, a schiacciata made with chickpea flour.
THE BEST BEACHES IN MARSEILLE
If you want to relax a few hours on the beach and take a dip in the turquoise waters of the bay then we recommend some beaches.
– Plage des Catalans: it is the most animated, frequented by boys who play beach volleyball.
– Plage du Prophète: thanks to the shallow waters it is a destination for families with children.
– The Parc Balnèaire du Prado consists of 5 consecutive beaches, all equipped and served by coffee.
– Epluchures Beach and Plage de la Pointe Rouge are loved by surfers and windsurfers.