Google News - 36 hours in Marseille
No city shares the French like Marseille. Anyone who chills the sun-warmed sea, the cumbersome coastlines, the fish-rich buillabaisse and the melting furnace of the Mediterranean (thanks to 20th-century immigration from Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria) feeds on corruption and filth. about subversive Frenchness. And where port city masters see an enormously pointless metropolitan city that is not free from bourgeois claims, others see it as unrefined.