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La Provence

La Provence

Provence is more than a simple destination, it's a whole way of life!

Calissons

Calissons

Aix-en-Provence prides in concocting 'Calisson' candies made with a thin candied melon paste and ground almonds topped with royal icing. Yummy

The Thirteen Desserts

The Thirteen Desserts

Celebrating Christmas in Provence with the Thirteen Desserts...

La Poutargue

La Poutargue

'Boutargue', an amber-coloured jewel fished on the shores of Martigues...

The Marseille Thriller Novel – Crime School (PART2)

The Marseille Thriller Novel – Crime School (PART2)

Drawing its inspiration from the city's sulphurous reputation since the early 20th century, this literary movement is a spinoff from the 'Roman Noir' crime novel

The Marseille Thriller Novel

The Marseille Thriller Novel

It was born in the mid-Nineties but originates from the city's infamous reputation since the early 20th century.

Lights, Camera, Action! Provence and the Movies

Lights, Camera, Action! Provence and the Movies

The history of cinema in Provence dates back many years. And similarly to the region's artistic hall of fame, it was inspired by light...

As you may know, the very first moving picture was screened by the Lumière brothers ('Lumière' meaning 'light') on September 21st, 1895 in La Ciotat.

The Sun

The Sun

Sunshine, one of the fundamentals of life in the South…

The pizza

The pizza

When a tourist comes to Marseille, one of the first things they have to eat is the local speciality: Pizza!

The cicada

The cicada

The sun's rays are warming you through the pine trees, but you will not know if the summer is here until you hear THE CICADAS!

La pétanque

La pétanque

This sport (yes, Pétanque is a sport, but we'll talk about that later) is an intrinsic part of life in Marseille and has been from generation to generation!

Every quarter has its own boules court and/or boules association, including, of course, a watering hole...

The herbs de Provence

The herbs de Provence

'Herbes de Provence', the perfume of our sun-baked hills...

Chichis and panisses

Chichis and panisses

What will it be - 'Chichis Frégis' or 'Panisses'?! Make your choice at The Estaque quarter of Marseille.

Spring Holidays in Provence

Spring Holidays in Provence

Fancy a novel or traditional Easter holiday? Provence is just the place! With a vast range of accommodation, activities, tours, shopping addresses and Easter picnic ideas, our selection guarantees you a fabulous holiday in the Bouches-du-Rhône!

Between Bad Boys and Mia... Rap in Marseille

Between Bad Boys and Mia... Rap in Marseille

Thanks to the huge success of bands such as IAM and La Fonky Family, Marseille has earned its status as one of France's foremost rap capitals. Hoisted to heritage status in this city known for its gift of the gab, the movement has propelled a new generation of signature names to the front of the scene: the heirs have arrived.

The rap in Marseille part 1

The rap in Marseille part 1

With the successive acclaim of bands such as IAM, La Fonky Family, Psy 4 de la Rime and Jul, Marseille has earned its status as one of France's foremost rap capitals - the movement has been hoisted to heritage status in this city known for its gift of the gab. But how did rap culture become rooted in Marseille?

Fontvieille and its Windmills

Fontvieille and its Windmills

Writer Alphonse Daudet's pretty little Provencal village...

Every year, Fontvieille celebrates its windmills on the second weekend of April. A great opportunity to discover this charming Provencal village and its secret, gourmet addresses at the foot of the Alpilles.

The bouillabaisse of Marseille

The bouillabaisse of Marseille

Bouillabaisse, an ancient treasure and epic adventure...

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