Marseille and Cassis

Marseille is wriggling with life, much like the fish still sold fresh off the boat in the old port of France’s second largest city. To us, it feels like Paris meets Marrakesh, with a picturesque working harbour thrown in. Cassis is the tiny, unspoiled beach town of your dreams, with crooked pastel houses, calanques (jagged limestone coves with turquoise water), and its very own salty, citrus-y white wine. Field trip 1: Discovering the considerable energy of Marseille Marseille is continually re-imagined by its immigrants, which have been settling in this Mediterranean port since the Greeks set up camp in 600 … Continue reading Marseille and Cassis