Marseille

France
Leah

Marseille Sightseeing

La Vielle Charité La Vielle Charité was built as an almshouse for the poor between 1671 and 1749. There are four ranges of arcaded galleries

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France
Leah

Tilting at Windmills

Le Place des Moulins is an old neighbourhood of Le Panier that used to be covered in windmills. In the 16th century, there were 15.

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France
Leah

The Streets of Marseille

I became a little obsessed with taking photographs around Marseille. Art is everywhere whether it’s in the form of graffiti, rickety window shutters, boldly painted

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France
Leah

Les Calanques

The Calanques are located south east of Marseille along a stretch of Mediterranean seaside cliffs. The Calanques (translated as “the Creeks” in English) are a

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France
Leah

Le MUCEM – here be dragons

Le MUCEM, the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations, was opened on January 7, 2013 – the same year Marseille was designated as the European

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France
Leah

Fort Saint-Jean

After Notre Dame de la Garde, Fort Saint-Jean was the next attraction Neil and I went to visit. Fort Saint-Jean is one of two forts,

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France
Leah

Le Panier

Le Panier was the site of the ancient marketplace in Greek Massalia. It was the area they first settled in 600 B.C.E. The area was

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Arriving in Marseille

We’re here! We made it to Marseille – the first stop on our year-long European adventure! After landing at the airport, we took a coach

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