A car upside down in a boat on a river
image renversée©Thierry Ollat • mp2013.fr

If you are lucky to be in the area this weekend January 12th-13th you’ll witness the launch of Marseille-Provence 2013 Capital Européene de la Culture. The grand opening ushers in the exciting program of events, music, dance, theatre, visual arts, not just in Marseille but also covering the area of Martigues to La Ciotat and including Arles, Aix, Aubagne and other communes in the area throughout the year.

Marseille - Provence
Marseille ©M.Mangaretto • mp2013.fr

The art and entertainment would be reason enough to go,but if you add to this the sea, sunshine and Mediterranean cuisine you have a compelling proposition.You can find out more about the schedule of events on the official website www.mp2013.fr

Markets in Provence
aix en provence©Philippe Biolatto • mp2013.fr

Take a moment to browse through our Provence Pages to find out more about property, lifestyle and travel in the area.

Entertainment at European Capital of Culture 2013

Images courtesy of Marseille-Provence 2013 • mp2013.fr

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