Marseille is the third largest urban region in France. The city was founded during the time of the Romans and due to this it has a rich history which is one of the most interesting in all of France. In this region you will also find the fortress ‘Chateau d’If’ which is the fortress from the famous novel ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’.
Today Marseille is a city with many NOVASOL holiday homes for self catering. This secures all our guests a lovely home and an ideal starting point. The harbour in Marseille is one of France’s most important accesses to the Mediterranean Sea. It has been developed through centuries and has become a centre of trading in the region. This has made it an important piece in the financial part of the French industrial sector. The harbour handles goods for over 100 million euros each year.
The culture in this city has been influenced by many different people from all over the world. It can be said that Marseille is a city where people from all of the Mediterranean regions have had an influence on the culture. Within recent years Marseille has become even more beautiful and tourist-friendly. The government has built parks, movie theatres, restaurants and art galleries as well as other cultural attractions.
The cuisine in Marseille is simple yet delicious. A well-known dish is the so called ‘Bouillabaisse’. The recipe was made in Marseille and originally consisted of the fishermen’s unsold seafood which was then made into a soup.
Marseille is undoubtedly worth visiting. It is a true adventure and a very unique experience to visit this southern part of France. NOVASOL holiday homes in Provence are ideal for self catering and with a large network of rail roads it is easy to travel around.
NOVASOL offers a large selection of places for you to stay on your self catering holiday. In Marseille or Provence with the family or friends; anything is possible.