Cours Julien (Marseille)


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Cours Julien (Marseille)

Located just a short walk from Marseille's city centre, Cours Julien is a vibrant and eclectic neighbourhood, known for its colourful street art, trendy cafés, and bohemian atmosphere. In addition to its artistic flair, Cours Julien is also a great place to shop. The neighbourhood is home to a variety of independent boutiques, selling everything from handmade jewellery and clothing to vintage finds and unique souvenirs. One of the highlights of shopping here is the weekly market, held every Wednesday and Saturday, with vendors selling fresh produce, such as olive oil, honey, and cheeses, as well as flowers, and artisanal goods.


In Provence, visitors can enjoy an array of shopping opportunities, from high-end boutiques and luxury brands to colourful local markets and artisanal crafts. The region is home to many talented potters and ceramicists, who offer a variety of colourful and unique pottery pieces, such as bowls, plates, and vases. Additionally, Provence boasts a diverse selection of textiles, including tablecloths, napkins, and curtains that showcase traditional Provençal designs and colours. Explore the narrow streets of picturesque towns, such as Aix-en-Provence, and browse through shops selling lavender products, soaps, essential oils, and other regional specialities. In larger cities such as Nice, Cannes, and Marseille, you'll find designer shops, department stores, and large shopping centres. Lastly, Provence is also famous for its food markets, where visitors can taste and purchase local cheeses, honey, and olive oils.