La Canebiere, Marseille

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Visit La Canebiere, built in 1666, to see the site of historic events, such as the assassination King Alexander I of Yugoslavia, and tragic events, such as the Nouvelles Galeries store fire. The street runs from the Réformés quarter to the Vieux-Port. Named after the Middle Ages rope-makers who resided in Marseille, the avenue offers a mix of old and new, with stores, cafes, and hotels blending into the historic setting. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Marseille holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the La Canebiere and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This is a well known street and it is full of history. A number of historically important incidents have taken place along this road over time. It is a wide street lined with many cafes, restaurants....  more »
  • So much of Marseille was built during the 1660's when King Louis XIV went on a building binge: 2 forts, a town hall, and who knows how much else resulted from his endeavors. This was (and is) an...  more »

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