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The Patrimoine (artistic and cultural heritage) of France: Marseille

Marseilles, the second largest city in France, has a unique artistic and cultural heritage. Founded in 600 BC by the Greeks from Phocaea, this gritty, working class city is the front door to Provence, and the capitol of French Hip-Hop.

Marseille - Introduction

Marseille is, and has always been, the port of exiles, of Mediterranean exiles, of exiles from our former colonial routes, too. Here , whoever disembarks in the port is inevitably at home. Wherever you are from, you feel at home in Marseille - Jean-Claude Izzo, Garlic, Mint & Sweet Basil 

 

General Overview of Marseille and Environs

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