• Marseille

    On the Eve of its 20th Anniversary, Eurostar announces a Speedier Service to Paris from 2015

    by  • November 13, 2014 • Amsterdam, Antwerp, City Breaks, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Rail

    With sleek new trains and an increased number of direct destinations, city breaks by rail are to become even more accessible than ever before As part of the celebratory events surrounding the 20th anniversary of the first Eurostar trains to Continental Europe back in November 1994, Eurostar has unveiled plans this morning for bigger and faster...

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    Sails, Kites and Crustaceans

    by  • September 4, 2014 • City Breaks, Festivals, Food & Drink, Marseille

    There’s plenty going on in Marseille this September Capital of the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur region, Marseille is the second largest city in France in terms of population. It’s a busy, vibrant city with plenty going on at any time of year, and this September is no exception. As a maritime city, Marseille is perhaps best known...

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    Eat, Drink and Enjoy Bustling Marseille

    by  • September 24, 2013 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Food & Drink, Marseille • 0 Comments

    Marseille is France’s second largest city and has been one of Europe’s largest ports for many centuries.  The economy of Marseille and the surrounding region is still very closely linked to its port.  The docks experienced decline in the 1970s after the oil crisis but have recently been redeveloped with funds from the European...

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    An Architectural Olympic Legacy

    by  • September 9, 2013 • Architecture, City Breaks, Glasgow, London, Marseille, Rome • 0 Comments

    Swiftly following the news that Tokyo has won the bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, it has been announced that British-based architect, Zaha Hadid’s ‘space-age mothership’ design has been selected as the blueprint for the city’s Olympic stadium, a multi-million revamp in fact of Tokyo’s National Stadium. With an extensive worldwide portfolio under...

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    Marseille – European Capital of Culture 2013

    by  • June 11, 2013 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Marseille • 0 Comments

    The bustling port of Marseille is France’s oldest city and stands on its southern shores trapped between sea, river and mountain, a position so favourable that it has long served as a busy Mediterranean trading post with origins dating back to 600BC. Over centuries, passing civilizations have indelibly left their mark, creating a cultural...

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