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No excuse for being bored on 15th May. You can see…

  • The largest cruise ship in the world
  • A new exhibition of paintings featuring Marseille
  • and Elton John at the cinema in Aix.

 

shipThis massive ship, the Anthem of the Seas, is on its maiden voyage and will be calling into Marseille on 15th May, 10-19:00hrs.  The thing sticking out of the top is the (more…)

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If you haven’t visited the new gallery Musee Regards de Provence in Marseille yet, now is the time to go!  Not only is the museum beautifully situated virtually on the Mediterranean, but there are two spell-binding exhibitions which are a must for all of you who love Provence.

Let’s start with the gallery because it is well worth a visit in itself.  It was built back in 1948 as the sanitary station for immigrants arriving at the docks. Long since abandoned, this derelict building has had a complete renovation with massive windows now letting the sunshine stream in to illuminate the empty spaces.  Perfect for an art gallery.

IMG_6346It also makes a memorable place to eat.  Last time I visited, and posted about the roof-top restaurant, I said that it was (more…)

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