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Marseille

  1. 1. Marseille, France By Sebastien
  2. 2. location <ul><li>Marseille is in the southeast of France. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a harbor city on the Mediterranean sea. </li></ul>Here Mediterranean sea
  3. 3. Geography <ul><li>Marseille is the centre of a large metropolitan area, the second most populous commune (820,900 people) and the second largest city in France. </li></ul><ul><li>Marseille has a Mediterranean climate, with mild, humid winters and hot, dry summers. Marseille is known for the Mistral, a harsh cold wind from the North. </li></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>Marseille was founded in 600 BC by Greeks from Phocaea. It’s the oldest city of France. </li></ul><ul><li>Until 49 BC, Marseille was a growing independent and city. </li></ul><ul><li>In 49 BC, the Roman Empire commanded by Julius Caesar took the city. </li></ul><ul><li>The development of Marseille continued but was affected by two plagues epidemics (in 1347 and 1720) which killed the half of the population. </li></ul><ul><li>During the 19th century, the city knew a big development because of the technologic development. </li></ul><ul><li>During the World War II, Marseille was bombarded. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Gastronomy <ul><li>Pastis : an alcoholic beverage made with aniseed and spices </li></ul><ul><li>Aïol : a sauce made from raw garlic, lemon juice, eggs and olive oil, served with boiled fish, hard boiled eggs and cooked vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Tapenade : a paste made from capers, chopped olives and olive oil (sometimes anchovies may be added) </li></ul><ul><li>Bouillabaisse : a fish soup containing assorted shellfish, fish and vegetables, served with grated cheese, croutons and rouille </li></ul><ul><li>Anchoïade : a paste made from anchovies, garlic, black olives and olive oil, served with raw vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Panisse : a pastry made from chickpea flour </li></ul><ul><li>Navette : a small hard biscuit in the shape of a boat, flavored with orange blossom </li></ul>
  6. 6. Places of interest <ul><li>The Old Port or Vieux-Port , the main harbor and marina of the city.  </li></ul> Notre-Dame de la Garde is a basilica. Local inhabitants commonly refer to it as la bonne mère (the good mother). The Stade Vélodrome is the biggest stadium in Marseille. It is the home ground of top French football club Olympique de Marseille. 
  7. 7. Restaurants if you want to eat fish <ul><li>La Grotte is a restaurant of Provencal and Mediterranean food (35-50 €) </li></ul><ul><li>L’Hippocampe is a restaurant where you can find fish and meat (25-35 €) </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t want to eat fish, you can also find Italian food, Arabic food, and Mc Donald. </li></ul>
  8. 8. The end <ul><li>Thanks </li></ul>everybody

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