The Cultural Life of the Bouches-du-Rhône Department...

A beautiful region, the Bouches-du-Rhône department doesn’t only offer a visual spectacle but also a great diversity of cultural activities. Concerts, performances, museums… Discover the vast range of things to do in Marseille and Arles.
By Angélique Jurquet

If the Bouches-du-Rhône department is primarily about breathtaking landscapes, it also boasts an incredible number of cultural outings. How about going for a stroll around the ‘Silo’ in Marseille? Gad Elmaleh and Pascal Obispo are performing at this legendary theater this month. If you’re more into art and trendy exhibitions, head for the Marseille gallery Seize. All the cultural tips for Marseille can be found inside the magazine Ventilo.

As for Arles, immerse yourself in history at the Musée de l’Arles Antique archeological museum with its remains dating back thousands of centuries. You can also enjoy la dolce vita with "Mix in Mouth” events that subtly combine food and music. Now legendary, "Les Rencontres d’Arles" photography festival is, without a doubt, a must. What a program !

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