Marseille is one of my favorite destinations in Europe and I am sure you also like it. When I was there last time, it felt like to settle in this wonderful city. Marseille is the second most populated city in France. It is located on the Southeast Coast of France on Mediterranean Sea. I talked to Marseillais over there and found that Marseille was formerly known and popular as Massalia and it is also the administrative capital of the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Axur region. I was totally fascinated by the beauty of this place. The colourful market of Noailles and the beautiful natural area named Calanques still tempting me to make one more visit to this wonderful city.
If you are in Marseille, then don't think that you can explore it in one day. There are plenty of tourist attractions, which you can explore here. Traditional glamour, contemporary urbanity, a gorgeous nearby seashore, cultural attractions, historical places, great shopping areas, bountiful cafes, bars, restaurants and happening nightlife make Marseille favorite destination. Don't miss to visit the Vieux port, which is refreshing itself as a centre of great nightlife. If you are in love with music, make visit to the opera in this wonderful city and enjoy your vacations. If you are tired and want to see movies and drama, Marseille has hundred of theatre to choose from. Marseille attractions include Vieux-port, museum of the Roman Dock, The Town Hall, La Canebiere, The Bourse and Palais de Longchamps.
Marseille offers great shopping opportunity for visitors. You can miss anything, but don't miss to roam in Marseille city centre and do lots of shopping for your family and kids. You will find several and different variety of market in Marseille. The rue Paradis, rue Saint Ferrol and rue de Rome, run off the Canebire, just to the north of the Office du Tourisme are the best shopping areas in this charming city. If you are moving near by the underground car park, then look at the upper side and you will find Centre Bourse shopping mall. Please don't miss to make visit to the fish market nearby Veiux Port.
There are lots of places in Marseille, where you can hangout with your friends and family. There is no dearth of the entertainment places in this charming city. Marseille is also popular for festivals and Marseille Carnival, Marseille International Documentary Film Festival and The Festival of Wind are some of the best festival celebrated over there. Le New Cancan, Maxi club, Le New Palace and I'exit Bar are some of the popular bars and clubs in this city. Vieux-port in this city is also famous for happening nightlife.