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Reason to Visit Marseille for the Doors and Windows

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After my first true visit to Marseille, I can’t say enough good things about the city. While I’m composing my thoughts for a post on the long weekend, I want to share some highlights: the doors and windows of Marseille.

Marseille, the second largest city in France, is one of those places where photographers are compelled to stop every few seconds to take a picture. When walking through the historic heart of Marseille, “Le Panier” district, I snapped photos at almost every corner.

…Continue reading here for Deborah’s photos of her first visit to Marseille.

Marseille Mirrored Canopy - Foster & Partners

Navigating the Crowds under the “Mirrored Canopy” by Foster & Partners

Things to do in Marseille:

Some visitors shy away from France’s second largest city and number two national port. They are dissuaded by Marseille’s somewhat edgy reputation. In the past, they might have been right, but now it would be a crying shame to miss the museums and the shopping in Marseille. Here is a collection of articles on some of the things to do while you are in Marseille.

Marseille Dining at Les Halles de la Major

Reasons to Visit Marseille Must See List

Marseille Stories: The last Paysanne of Plan-de-Cuques

Updated Luxury at Marseille’s Le Petit Nice

Discover a World of Wine and Food Flavors in Marseille

A trip to Marseille for an authentic Bouillabaisse

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Deborah Bine

Deborah Bine

The Barefoot Blogger, aka Deborah Bine, loves to share tales of her solo life in France as an American expat who speaks no French. Retired from a career in advertising and marketing communications, and divorced after a 40-year marriage with children, Deborah left Beaufort, South Carolina and all of her belongings last year to move to the south of France. Now that she has found her "bliss," her passion is to encourage others to break away from whatever is holding them back and to go after their dreams. "We're on life's journey alone. Be certain you love where you are."

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