Marseille, Notre-dame de la Garde et le Vieux-Port depuis le Fort-Saint-Jean

Marseille and littoral

Last stop of La Vallée de la Gastronomie-France®, the Mediterranean coastline: La Côte Bleue, Marseille and the Calanques. Between Martigues and La Ciotat, discover a country bathed in light, a Provence that brights, rocked by the backwash of days and tra

More than a dish, bouillabaisse is an experience!

Popular heritage, this tasty soup based on rockfish is today a sought-after dish protected by a rigorous charter. It is a cuisine turned towards the sea which has the taste of the open sea, and the sea spray and good white wines perfect companion! Especially from Cassis, a famous AOC in Provence.

Le grand banquet du Mucem
© T. Duval

Marseille Provence Gastronomy

Since 2019, the culinary art is in the spotlight in the Bouches-du-Rhône! Everywhere in the towns, villages and countryside, a gourmet agenda invites artisans, producers, chefs and consumers. A programme full of flavours and imagination showcases gastronomy talents.

Marseille street food festival, Joliette, La Major

A National Park at the city gates

The Calanques National Park is " Europe 1st periurban national park, terrestrial and marine".  From Friuli islands to Cap Canaille, the park offers a succession of cut-out reliefs, breathtaking panoramas and an exceptional sea bed.  A vast playground for lovers of soft practices and nature.

Calanque de Port-Miou, Parc national, Marseille

Marseilles, from antiquity to the 3rd millenary

Marseilles represent 2600 years of history! It is the marvellous harbour chosen by the Greeks, its islands and the Château d'If. It's oriental dreams; it's the Good Mother who watches over it, it's the old port and its riggings. It is a crossroads of exchanges, the town of Mucem, at the gateway to Mediterranean sea.

Mucem, musée à Marseille