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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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Direct Train Marseille-Milan

By aixcentric (Originally posted on December 15th) Today sees the launch of a new direct train service between Marseille and Milan by thello. It takes just over seven hours and the train calls in at all major stations on the Cote D’Azur then Italian centres like Ventimiglia, San Remo, Genoa …

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Eurostar London-Marseille Direct

By aixcentric Booking has opened today for this new service which will be the first time the Eurostar, in its 20+years existence, has gone as far as the Med. It starts 1st May and services will be twice a week, increasing to five times a week during the summer. It …

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Winter in Marseille

By aixcentric If you are in Marseille for the Christmas lights and market, you may like to drop into the new exhibition at the Maison de l’Artisanat which is showing three centuries of seasonal objects from St Petersbourg. Fine china and costumes are arranged in tableaux taking the visitor back …

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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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Cinema: Film Set in Marseille – and a Controversial Paddington!

By aixcentric Opening on November 26th, La French is the latest film starring Oscar-winner Jean Dujardin – and it’s set in Marseille. He plays a French police magistrate sent to Marseille to bring to book a powerful drugs ring which, apart from the usual malfaiteurs, includes local police and government …

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Raymond Depardon Expo at MUCEM

By aixcentric The current MUCEM exhibition of 137 shots by famous French photographer Raymond Depardon is called ‘Un Moment Si Doux’. He has selected suitable photos from his work which began in the fifties but has also taken 23 in Marseille, especially for the event. And if the exhibition inspires …

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A Sad End for Le Marseillois in the Vieux Port

By aixcentric You probably remember Le Marseillois, the bateau-restaurant moored in the Vieux Port just opposite the Mairie; and you probably remember it sinking on 11th September last year. Since then,no news, but throughout November, the wreck is being dismantled and the Explore this Post Via:: Aixcentric       

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More Destinations from Marseille Airport Announced

By aixcentric Istanbul will be one of the destinations to have increased services in the new winter schedule just announced by Marseille-Provence Airport. There will be a daily flight to Geneva and new destinations include Lisbon, Strasbourg, Jijel (Algeria) and Lanzarote. They have also inaugurated a new Explore this Post …

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111 Artists Sell 11 Works Each for 111€ in Marseille

By aixcentric Celebrating 20 years of raising money for charity, La Maison de l’Artisanat are holding their annual art sale.Profits from the sale of 11 paintings by each of 111 artists go to improving the conditions for children with cancer at Marseille’s La Timone hospital. Over the 20 years, Explore …

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