Most ancient city of France with its 2600 years of history, Marseille, on the traces of the past, recomposes the face of its future. The greatest contemporary architects work on redesigning the profile of the Phocean city.
Enclosed within a corset of hills including the Massif des Calanques, the city stretches its 57 kms of facade along the Mediterranean Sea.
Crossroads between sea and mountain, Marseille offers a constant change of scenery! Whether you are attracted to climbing or water sports you will be fulfilled by all the possibilities to enjoy the breathtaking panoramas bathed in sunshine 300 days a year.
Whether it is a quick round trip on the Island of the Frioul or a week-end in Aix-En-Provence or even a romantic getaway in Cassis, there is always something to do.
At the wake of the 21st century the city embraces its future and reinvents itself, combining the rehabilitation of old buildings with the chic of beautiful 19th century buildings around Boulevard Périer as well as the recent construction of luxurious residences on the Corniche Kennedy where you can find magnificent contemporary houses.
Saint-Victor, Endoume, Le Roucas Blanc, all close to the historical port, Notre-Dame de la Garde or the Vallon des Auffes and making the 7th district one of the most demanded areas with its lively markets, its cafés, its village squares.
The 12th district, a bit further from the city center and which has always been considered a very residential neighborhood, offers elegant bastides overlooking the countryside to the lovers of wide-open spaces. Only 3 hours away from Paris with the TGV, a two hour drive from the ski resorts of the Southern Alps, the world of banking and finance works hand in hand with high-tech scientific research and communication, making Marseille one of the greatest European cities of the future.