Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Venice Comes To Provence

The pretty town of Martigues, on the Berre Lake west of Marseille, rather cheekily calls itself the "Venice of the Mediterranean" on the strength of its single "grand canal". Martigues makes the most of this connection, principally this month when several hundred masked enthusiasts converge there for four days to stage their own mini Venetian carnival. Click here to read more

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