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Posted: May 7 2014, 10:33 AM
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Marseille FranceMarseille, or Marseilles in English, is the second largest city in France. Marseille was a historically the most important trade center of the region and functioned as the main trade port of the French Empire. It is the largest city on the Mediterranean coast and the largest commercial port. The inhabitants are called Marseillais and Marselhes in French and Occitan respectively.
It has been inhabited since as early as the 30,000BC, but wasn't within the French Empire until the late 15th century. Of course over the years and times and changes, it is now the entrance port for any immigrants to French since the 1950's and people are known to stay and help its large market.
Mediterranean ClimateMarseille has a Mediterranean climate with mild humid winters and warm to hot, mostly dry summers. December to February is the coldest months at around 39 degrees F. July and August are the hottest months around 86 degrees F. Marseille is officially the sunniest major city in France, ,due to the average sunshine at 2,800 hours a year. The mistral is to thanks for the cold, dry winds that occur during the winter and spring, which keeps the skies clear and the sunny weather going. Less frequent is the sirocco, a hot sand-bearing wind.
Major Water PortsMarseille is known for its own unique culture and is proud of its differences. It is the regional centre for culture and entertainment with an opera house, historical and maritime museums, art galleries and numerous cinemas, clubs, bars, and restaurants. Because of this is has been designated as European capital of culture in 2013.
One of their biggest achievements is the tarot deck that takes the name of the city in it, called the Tarot de Marseille in the 1930s.
There is many popular festivals that happen here, include concerts, animations and outdoor bars. The city also host a gay pride, a Europride, and other festivals of sorts to show their pride in many things.
Naturally, their cuisine revolves around seafood dishes of all sorts, from local to exotic types. The platters are typically served in a traditional version, but anything is a go with their food.
What to seeHere is a list of special attractions in Bordeaux.