Lavender fields, hilltop villages and spectacular rocky fjords, rosé wine and bouillabaisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, cutting edge rap and hip-hop music, Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources, pétanque, scuba diving and Olympique de Marseille: Provence is a vibrant mix of romantic tradition and surprising, fast-changing modernity. This is an insider's guide to the best of it, from a professional journalist living there.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Fire and Water on the Old Port of Marseille
It's a big weekend for Marseille on 3-4 May, when the Old Port will be illuminated by 12,000 candles and visitors can walk over the water on floating pontoons during a thrilling (and, best of all, free) spectacle. Click here to read more