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, July 11, 2013
A Stormin' Bastille Day in Marseille
The 14 July, Bastille Day, is always the pretext for a bit of a party and 2013 is no exception: Marseille is planning some extra-special celebrations to mark the year of European Capital of Culture that start at 9.30am and rock on late in the evening. Click here to read more