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All of a sudden it seems that Christmas is upon us and Aix really celebrates Christmas in style.

Here are the main festive markets (more…)

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Pizzeria La Bonne Mere – one of the star chef’s favourites!

Today’s Guardian has a stimulating interview with local Michelin 3-star chef, Gerard Passedat, (Le Petit Nice, MuCEM, Chateau Lacoste….), asking him for his top ten tips for visitors to the city.

So where does he like to hang out in Marseille?  (more…)

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Italian Market in Cassis

Each year, the twin towns of Cassis and Portofino organise an Italian market in Cassis which is a) delightful and b) has the most collectible posters … see below! (more…)

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Last call…for people wanting a ride on the ‘navettes martimes’ the boats that go from Marseille’s Vieux Port down to Pointe Rouge or westwards to L’Estaque. The service ends Sunday (30th) and resumes in the spring.

Sunday is a good day for a visit to Marseille as (more…)

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We don’t really need an excuse to visit Cassis at this time of year, especially with the weather so amazing, but this weekend, 21-23 September, has an extra temptation in the shape of their gastronomic festival – Les Vendanges Etoilées. (more…)

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Cours Mirabeau restaurant closing

Quick is the word if we want to dine at Quick in the cours Mirabeau – it’s due to close this month.  (more…)

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