There are many beautiful cities in France. One of them is Marseille which is packed with artistic and cultural heritage. One can get view many prime wonders in this city. It is a communion where tradition and modernity meets. It is blessed with a history of 26 centuries.
The city is profoundly marked by its ancient times and it presents a memorable journey to the visitors that commences with its Roman and Greek origins and takes them past the religious foundations of the medieval period, citadels of the 16th Century, the royal castles of the 17th and 18th Centuries and the several dignified buildings constructed in the 19th Century and ends at the grand architectural achievements of the 21st Century.
The city has riches of places of interest, monuments and museums. Marseille has many museums depicting all the periods of history till the modern times. These museums are built in historic buildings, for instance the Vieille Charité, an old 17th Century sanatorium and an architectural work of genius by Pierre Puget. The place has many collections, out of which one of them is the Egyptian Antiquities collection. Other popular museums in the city are the Natural History Museum and the Fine Arts Museum in the Palais Longchamp, and the Porcelain Museum in a “bastide” at the heart of the Parc Pastré.
Due to the fact that this city enjoys a marvelous setting in stupendous natural surroundings, between the hills, the Calanques and the sea, there are many parks and gardens located here. The very first garden built here is the Jardin de la Colline Puget and later on many were created such as the Parc Valmer, the Parc Longchamp, etc. These are perfect picnicking spots for children as well as the adults as it provides both of them with the activities they enjoy.
Thus, Marseille is one of the must-visit destinations in France. For this, you will have to get hold of French visa. The parameters on which the decision whether you need this visa or not depends are your country of origin or residence, period of visit and the purpose of visit. If you belong to a country which is not the part of Schengen zone and the rest of the EU region, and other than those countries with which France has agreed fro waiving the visa, and intend to stay in France for a period not more than 90 days in a half-yearly period, then you need to apply for Schengen visa for France. This visa application is to be filed with French Embassy in your country and essential documents along with the travel insurance France certificate are to be submitted with the application. It must be noted that you must buy this France travel insurance policy with applicable medical coverage and satisfying the terms and conditions laid down by the French Embassy. Then only, your visa shall get accorded and you can experience the great historical and pleasurable city of Marseille.