DIVINE MIGRATIONS migrations divines @MuCEM #Marseille
AixcentricWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Coming Up at MUCEM

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: …some interesting exhibitions are listed for the coming months – and indeed the next few years. The current show ‘Migrations Divines’ is on until November 16th. It focuses on 3 centres of civilisation around the Mediterranean – Egypt, Greece and Rome – and looks at …

Vieux Port Marseille
David & Karen TaylorExplore

A Day in Marseille

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Marseille is a must do day out whilst staying in Provence. Its about 90 minutes drive from Saint Saturnin Les Apt, parking is easy and reasonably charged. The Petit Train is a great way to see the highlights. The Vieux Port is a big …

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Septembre en Mer #Marseille @Officedelamer
AixcentricWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Next Weekend – It’s All About Marseille

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Marseille-focus next weekend begins on Friday night with a special edition of Thalassa on France 3. Called Marseille plus belle la mer, it’s the first in a series of programmes celebrating Thalassa’s 40 year run. It is one of France’s oldest TV programmes. Starting at …

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Bouillabaisse #Marseille @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Love France Love Food Love Fish?

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: France is of course renowned for its gastronomy and in Provence one of the most famous dishes is the Bouillabaisse, originating from Marseille. We ate at one of our favourite restaurants (in the world!) this week , which specialises in this great dish. A …

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Marseille Vieux Port Provence
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Loving Marseille

By David Taylor Last week we had a great day in Marseille, the city has improved so much over the last few years and is worthy of at least one day if not two. Naturally being by the sea the harbour is a highlight, surrounded by restaurants where you can …

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ExploreSophia van Woensel-Mose

Choose Marseille or Aix-en-Provence? Give me both!

The Debate One of the favourite pastimes of the Aixois is fervently discussing the town’s many qualities. They cite the climate, culture and architecture; rave about the shopping and surrounding countryside; and compare notes on their favourite Luberon village, Mediterranean beach, local wine and restaurant. When we first moved here, …

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Frederick Paul @FP_invisible #LeVisibleEstInvisible
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreGuided Holiday Tours

Discovering Invisible Aix-en-Provence

My friend Delphine who runs Crepes Cidre et Co gave me a flyer Frédéric Paul’s walking tours of Aix-en-Provence in June 2014…then the summer got away from me. It was June 2015 before I stumbled across this #LeVisibleEstInvisible and remembered Frédéric’s unique tours of Aix-en-Provence and beyond – Le Visible …

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Ferry from Marseille to Ile de Frioul @Aixcentric
AixcentricExploreLocals Travel Tips

Third Circuit for Marseille Petits-Trains

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 island. Great idea …Continue reading …

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MUCEM View #Marseille #MUCEM @Aixcentric

Coming Soon to Marseille: MUCEM Plage

By aixcentric What a great idea – 640 tonnes of sand to be dumped on the MUCEM esplanade to make a big beach for the summer. It will be open all day for walks, picnics at shaded tables, pétanque games, Ping-Pong and, on Sundays, dances. There will also be workshops …

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MuCEM #LSP_MuCEM #MMT2015 #Marsille

MUCEM: What Unites Different Religions?

By aixcentric That’s the question posed by the new exhibition ‘Lieux Saints Partagés’ at MUCEM. All around the Mediterranean, populations are either Christian, Muslim or Jewish, each with their seemingly different religious observances, rituals and places of worship. This exhibition argues that there are far greater commonalities between them than …

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