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Third Circuit for Marseille Petits-Trains

Contributor blog post by aixcentric Joining the petits-trains services up to Notre-Dame de la Garde (1) and the Panier and MUCEM (2) is a new circuit which takes visitors around the Ile de Frioul (3). The petit-train picks people up from the ferry landing and does a tour of the …

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Calanque En Vau Calanques Provence
Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

Discovering Provence as Retired Expat

Journalist/Writer Anne-Marie Simons and her husband Oscar (retired international banker) have lived and worked in the US and Europe. They could have chosen anywhere to retire but decided on sunny Aix-en-Provence. Anne-Marie says, “Our choice of Aix-en-Provence was a bit of a stab in the dark but has worked out …

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Marseille and Provence – Local paintings

By aixcentric If you are visiting the super Raymond Dépardon photography show at MUCEM, there’s still time to cross the road to the delightful Musée Regards de Provence to catch the last weeks of Marseille Eternelle. You will be guaranteed a relaxing viewing of these colourful local paintings…a better experience …

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Marseille Fish Market Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Marseille’s Coming Out

Gilles Conchy describes his birth city of Marseille, as “tense, cosmopolitan, not well-mannered, but it is colourful, generous and sunny all year long.”

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