A CULINARY & CULTURAL TOUR IN MARSEILLE

To be sure, you’ll always have Paris. But of late in France it’s Marseille that’s commanding the lion’s share of the buzz du jour. From the moment you arrive in France’s largest commercial port and second largest city, the excitement is palpable among both visitors and citizens. Marseille has always been fiercely proud of its…

The Pleasures of Provence

More than French sophistication, city grandeur and bucolic landscapes of olive trees and fields of pale blue lavender as far as the eye can see, Provence is a feast for the senses. Experience the wonders of Provence on a Regent Seven Seas Explorer cruise from Lisbon to Venice or Rome to Lisbon and visit three…

Art and Architecture Glitter in Marseille (Provence)

By Lori Verderame Marseille (Provence) is an active, exciting and picturesque site in southeastern France. Marseilles has the cosmopolitan feel of many European centers with lovely shops, fine restaurants and important buildings, yet this city simultaneously offers quiet hideaways where the beauty of the natural environment takes center stage. Highlights of Marseille’s old quarter include…

Explore More: A Culinary Tour in France’s Largest Port and Cultural Capital

By: Terry Ward To be sure, you’ll always have Paris. But of late in France it’s Marseille – the cosmopolitan Mediterranean city that was named one of two European Culture Capitals for 2013 (Kosice, Slovakia shares the honor) – that’s commanding the lion’s share of the buzz du jour. From the moment you arrive in France’s largest…