Marseille holidays

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‘The city is buzzing again’: Marseille reduces curfew hours after winter lockdown
In a Mediterranean city where summer is lived outdoors, residents delight in revelling in the streets once more

Mary Fitzgerald

10, Jun, 2021 @5:13 PM

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Marseille: a virtual tour through books, film, food and music
The personality of France’s second city shines through its crime fiction, urban photography, rap and TV drama. Grab an apéro and enjoy

Mary Fitzgerald

05, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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'We will survive': life after lockdown in resilient Marseille
The dense streets of the city’s Noailles district are usually thrumming with activity. As cafes and restaurants start reopening, we find locals excited to welcome visitors back

Mary Fitzgerald

03, Jun, 2020 @11:06 AM

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A local's guide to Marseille: 10 top tips
Transformed but not gentrified since its year as Capital of Culture in 2013, France’s second city remains a vibrant cultural, ethnic and gastronomic melting pot

Gérald Passedat, chef at Marseille's Au Petit Nice

12, Nov, 2018 @6:30 AM

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Euro 2016: travel guide to France’s host cities
The Euro 2016 host cities all offer a delicious taste of France to go with the football – from glorious food and chic bars to world-class art and architecture

Carolyn Boyd, John Brunton Jon Bryant Benjamin Mialot and Andy Pietrasik

10, Jun, 2016 @5:30 AM

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The foodie traveller on … bouillabaisse, traditional and otherwise, in France
Invented as a way to use up bony fish unfit for market, bouillabaisse has become a Provençal staple. Though that doesn’t stop people tinkering …

Sylvia Kontek

11, Oct, 2015 @9:00 AM

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In praise of dirty, sexy cities: the urban world according to Walter Benjamin
Seventy five years after his death, the Marxist philosopher’s passion for the seedier, messier delights of cities such as Marseille and Moscow are a stark reminder of how sanitised today’s urban environment is becoming

Stuart Jeffries

21, Sep, 2015 @8:41 AM

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Seven wonders of the world to explore on Google Street View
With the news that Yorkshire is to get the Google Street View trek treatment, we take a look at seven other beautiful virtual tours

Hannah Jane Parkinson

18, Sep, 2015 @2:09 PM

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Marseille city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels
The new, direct Eurostar south of France service will only take 6.5 hours to reach Marseille from London, also stopping at Lyon and Avignon. Kim Willsher, with the help of local blogger Elodie Van Zele, checks out the spectacular Mediterranean port’s most happening restaurants, shops, bars and places to stay

25, Apr, 2015 @5:59 AM

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Nostalgia trip: Zoe Williams and her BF revisit Marseille
Two decades after Zoe Williams visited Marseille with her friend Julia, the pair return to the scene of their crimes. They find the city much changed – and safer – but it still has bags of character

Zoe Williams

16, Aug, 2014 @5:59 AM

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Africa Express in Marseille - review

The music collective rolled into town with performances from Bassekou Kouyate, Jupiter Bokondji and Damon Albarn, among many others, who kept the crowd going all night

Caspar Llewellyn Smith

24, Oct, 2013 @2:26 PM

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Top 10 restaurants in Marseille

Marseille's modern food scene is one of the most exciting in France, with restaurants and bistros serving a diverse range of cuisines from around the Mediterranean. Alexander Lobrano selects his 10 favourites

Alexander Lobrano

20, Aug, 2013 @11:34 AM

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