TravelGuide Marseille: Guide Marseille: France - Nozio 0%

Author: rightee

Marseille, France

Marseille is decidedly different from the idyllic little towns of the Côte d'azur. Besides, what would you expect from a city that instilled all its rebellious and revolutionary spirit in the Marseillaise?

Coping with its chaotic labyrinth requires at least one whole day. Its fascinating old port, the strident contrasts between its important history and the modernity of one of the most important ports in Europe form an inebriating, multiethnic and magnetic melting pot, waiting for being experienced: the markets and fish restaurants, the characteristic fish dish bouillabasse, the architecture, the basilicas, the Musée des Beaux Arts, strolls on Cours Julien and, along the beaches of the Prado, the active nightlife...


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France Basic Info

Area547,030 sq km
Time ZoneGMT+1
Daylight Savinglast Sunday in March-last Sunday in October
Official languagesFrench
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Religion86% Roman Catholic, 8% Muslim
Country Dialing Code+33
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Electricity230V 50Hz
Electric PlugEuroplug
Compulsory vaccinationsnone

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