The Vieux Port is now mainly used as a marina and fishing port and was largely pedestrianised as part of the European Capital of Culture 2013 project. The work of making it a public park is ongoing, with a finish date of 2020.
Marseille – Long Read

Ready to enjoy its moment in the sun

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Marseille – Long Read Ready to enjoy its moment in the sun

Hello Marseille, the largest port on the Mediterranean and long a place where immigrants to France landed in large numbers, leaving a legacy of social problems. But this ancient city has been rejuvenated by its year as European Capital of Culture, which left exciting new buildings and an air of change, and is ready to enjoy its moment in the sun.

Kike del Olmo
Kike del Olmo Travel Photographer

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