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Visit Marseille

Marseille is the third biggest urban region in France. This city was founded during the time of the Romans and because of its history it is one of the most interesting cities in France. In this region you can also find the Chateau d´if, which was the dungeon in the famous novel “The Count of Monte Cristo”. Today Marseille is a Mediterranean city with a lot of holiday homes and apartments in its surrounding to offer all its guests accommodations. The harbour of Marseille is one of France´ most important accesses to the Mediterranean Sea and developed over centuries to the centre of trading in this region and so it became a important business factor of France´ industry. The harbour changes goods with a value of more than hundred millions euro each year. The culture of this city was designed by many international and Mediterranean influences. You can say that Marseille is the city, where people of all Mediterranean Cultures eternalised themselves a little bit. During the last years Marseille was redesigned to increase its beauty even more for tourists. So the government created and built new parks, cinemas and restaurants. But also galleries of art and other cultural places were built. The cuisine of Marseille is simple but fine with the typical note of the French cuisine. Usually known is the “Bouillabaisse”. The recipe was created in Marseille and originally it was a meal made from leftovers of the fishers who cooked a soup of non-sold fish, crabs and shells. Marseille is really worth a trip. It is a real adventure and special experience on a visit in south France. A NOVASOL holiday home in the Provence is a good destination to start your daily trips and explorations for this beautiful region, but also the accessibility of Marseille was increased with its connection to the high speed railroad net, because a ride in the TGV from Paris lasts less than four hours. NOVASOL offers a huge variety of accommodations: Either holiday homes Marseille or holiday homes Provence. For the family or romantic days for two, you will find what fits best.