Le Grotte serves local fare, including pastis and bouillabaisse. It's in a protected little inlet with a backdrop of limestone cliffs, a perfect location for a lazy, Mediterranean-inspired lunch still within the city limits.
Calanque de Callelongue, 13008 Marseille, France
In Marseille, people head out at around 9 p.m. and clubs and bars close around 2 a.m. Nightlife is fairly quiet during the week and busy on the weekends, with lots of music. The Ventilo, a free publication, lists all the city's cultural happenings.
28, Rue Montgrand, 13006 Marseille, France
Cours Julien is the area in which lots of the city's live music venues are located. French hip-hop is big in Marseille, but you'll see concerts of all types of music there, even reggae. Ache de Cuba is a fun, small jazz club.
El Ache de Cuba, 9, Place Paul Cézanne, 13006 Marseille, France
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