The end of June means the celebration of the Cavalcade de la Saint-Eloi, patron saint to black and goldsmiths. To pay tribute ... More
Fête de la Saint-Eloi (La)
The end of June means the celebration of the Cavalcade de la Saint-Eloi, patron saint to black and goldsmiths. To pay tribute to this saint, Marseille and its neighboring villages organize some very attractive horse-drawn processions. Splendid carriages drawn by horses and mules covered in flowers wander through the streets. Drinks are usually offered to the crowd at the end of the parade. Admission is free.
Cassis and La Ciotat at 12km apart, are the bookends on the shelf of the Mediterranean coast around Marseilles. The
12km stretch overhangs the sea beyond the highest cliffs in Europe 394m of ochre coloured rock which descends sharply ...
This extensive sandy beach in the southern part of town is an ideal location for windsurfing. Beach umbrellas and sunbeds
are available for hire from waterfront restaurants, and thrill seekers will be happy to know that waterskiing and windsurfing ...
Located in the center of the city within the Palais de Justice complex on the Île de la Cite ,
the Sainte Chapelle (Holy Chapel) is a small Gothic chapel constructed in the Rayonnant style. Built by King Louis ...