Marseilles

Tips and Articles in Marseilles

Aside from the ultra-affordable Mama Shelter, Marseilles has long lacked designminded boutique hotels. Not anymore. Last year, the C2 Hôtel (picured; doubles from $208) arrived in the Palais de Justice area with 20 minimalist rooms decked out in M...
Since 2013, when Marseilles was named a European Capital of Culture and began to unveil the first projects of a decades-long urban planning overhaul, the city has been the subject of much discussion. Could this overlooked gateway to Provence shake...
“Marseilles, for the French, is a bit like Marmite is for the English,” says Matthieu Gamet, the director of Kulte, a Marseilles-based sportswear company known for clever graphic T-shirts and a hipster sensibility. “Either you hate it or you love ...
See 100 Places to Eat Like a Local Farinata, Genoa, Italy Liguria’s beloved equivalent of the French socca is a thin, pizza-like pancake made from chickpea flour, served hot from the oven and typically adorned with hunks of gorgonzola or Stracch...
Some details about the date in question remain more in question than others. For instance: the day of the week. Could it have been a Friday? Definitely possible. It wasn’t a Monday because Restaurant Nino is closed on that day, and so I wouldn’t ...
On a bleak back street near the Marseilles train station lies a former cigarette factory where Gitanes and Gauloises were once rolled, before the manufacturers realized Gitanes and Gauloises could be rolled far more cheaply elsewhere. The building...
These are challenging times for intrepid gourmands seeking the Authentic. Trek halfway around the globe and what do you find?Nobu No. 1,236, or knockoffs of last year’s hits from El Bulli. So where does this leave traditional food—and how are Euro...
I don't think you can go wrong with things that have a little bit of age and character," Judy Hornby says, lounging on the terrace of her Avignon apartment. If you had any doubt as to her métier, you could probably make an educated guess by lookin...