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Day Out in the Big City with a Marseille Local

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Walking Tour of Marseille Offered by a Local Greeter Robin and I have been living in Provence for 2 years and can you believe it- we’ve never visited Marseille except for getting lost in the city on our way to the Calanques which was slightly …

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To see in Marseille at the Moment: Still Lifes

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The Musée Regards de Provence is always worth visiting. The current exhibition Vies Silencieuses focuses on still life paintings, many from the gallery’s collection of Provencal Art. But it starts with some 16th century Dutch paintings, all peonies, stripy tulips, dewdrops and butterflies, amazing in …

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Holiday Planning and Guided Tours in Marseille

As France’s second-largest city after Paris, Marseille appears overwhelming with well over 1 million people in the greater metropolitan area (1,831,500 January 2011 census). Marseille has been a port city since 600BC when the Greeks established a trading base in this location. Positioned on the Mediterranean Marseille has long been …

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To See in Marseille at the Moment: Panoramas

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: MUCEM seems to specialise in quirky off-beat subjects for its exhibitions. ‘J’Aime Les Panoramas’ is a case in point. It starts with this remark made by Jean Dujardin in a film (see photo of scene) and then walks us through the history of panoramic painting …

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Flying from Marseille…New Destinations

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: News from Marseille-Provence airport….Easyjet are now flying to Manchester twice a week over the winter for those wishing to check out the Northern Powerhouse! And of course there are still the twice-daily flights to London Gatwick. Flights to Bristol will resume in April and Easyjet …

Savon de Marseille #Soap #Marseille #SavondeMarseille @PerfProvence
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Savon de Marseille a Provencal Tradition

Over 600 years! Talk about a recipe that has stood the test of time. 72% vegetable oil 28% moisture content Small amounts of salt and soda ash A cauldron with the perfect amount of heat Large moulds for the appropriate cure time A little Mistral to help with drying Start …

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Marseille: the New Star for Netflix

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Q. How can Netflix follow the massive success of House of Cards? A. By hot-footing it to Marseille with a film crew, Gerard Depardieu and a fast-moving script based on cut-throat local politics and the mafia. …Continue reading here to find out about the filming at …

Christmas Fair #Marseille @Aixcentric
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English Church Marseille: Christmas Fair

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Every year in Marseille, members of All Saints Anglican Church ‘the English Church’ work hard to get lots of seasonal items together for a Christmas Fair to raise money for building maintenance. This year it is happening on Saturday 28th November and they need your …

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Mansions For Sale in Aix and Transport News from Marseille

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The town authorities are in sell-off mode, wishing to divest themselves of buildings that aren’t functional and are costing too much to maintain. First up is the Hotel de Valbelle in rue Mignet which currently houses the sous-prefecture. It’s where you have to go for various …

Green Bear Coffee Cafe #Marseille #Restaurants @Aixcentric
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Marseille: Lunch at the Green Bear Coffee Café

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Seeking a healthy snack at lunchtime in Marseille? Look no further than the Green Bear Coffee Café close to the Vieux Port in nearby rue Glandeves. They have been offering bio fast-service food since 2007 and are …Continue reading here Via:: Aixcentric