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.
Monday, January 6, 2014
Marseille's Low-Cost Air Terminal Gets A Facelift
With its long queues at security checks and cramped conditions in the
departure lounge, mp2, the low-cost air terminal at Marseille-Provence airport, is miserable to fly to and from. It currently scores one of the lowest marks on the scale of
standards set by Iata, the trade association which represents the
international airline industry. But that's about to change - and not before time. In 2014 a 4.9 million €uro investment programme will expand and
improve the facilities. Click here to read more