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Marseille is a French city, but it was founded by the Greeks around 600 B.C. On the edge of the Mediterranean, you will be charmed by the landscapes you will see.


The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends that you consult a health professional to discuss vaccinations for the following diseases: hepatitis B, influenza, tick-borne encephalitis, yellow fever and measles. Note that two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are required for flights from Canada and for crossing the United States border.


“France is a Schengen country. Canadian citizens do not need a visa to travel to Schengen countries. However, you can only travel without a visa for 90 days or less within a 180-day period. Stays are cumulative and include days spent in any Schengen country.” – Canadian Government

According to the Canadian Government, your passport must be valid for at least 3 months after the date of your expected return from the Schengen area.


Month Max Min Prec.
January 11 °C 6 °C 30 mm
February 11 °C 6 °C 31 mm
March 14 °C 8 °C 35 mm
April 16 °C 10 °C 57 mm
May 19 °C 13 °C 40 mm
June 23 °C 16 °C 19 mm
July 27 °C 20 °C 7 mm
August 26 °C 20 °C 57 mm
September 24 °C 18 °C 24 mm
October 20 °C 15 °C 71 mm
November 15 °C 10 °C 44 mm
December 12 °C 8 °C 39 mm


The official language of the country is French. There are also several regional dialects derived from it.


The official currency of France is the Euro. This currency can be used in most countries of the European Union. If you plan to use your cards at your destination, don’t forget to communicate the dates of your stay in France to your financial institution.

Things to do in Marseille

The Panier district

This is the oldest district of the city, the historical center of Marseille. You will find nice narrow streets where you can store, have a drink and a good meal.

The If Castle

The castle of If is a former prison located on a small island near Marseille. It is a monument that was built in the 16th century. History lovers will greatly appreciate this visit.

The Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde

Built in the 19th century, this church is a work of art in the evening. Once inside, you will see a huge statue of the Virgin Mary of more than 10 meters high.

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