Marseille is in one of Frances wealthiest regions… Its smart neighbour of Aix-en-Provence couldnt be more different to Marseille, lined with chic clothing shops and expensive cafés. Both have some of the richest people in France living in them, in some of the most sumptuous homes in the country.
Why is Marseille famous?
Known to the ancient Greeks and Romans as Massalia, Marseille was the most important trading centre in the region and the main commercial port of the French Republic. Marseille is now Frances largest city on the Mediterranean coast and the largest port for commerce, freight and cruise ships.
Is Marseille France worth visiting?
Marseilles is the second largest city in France and one of the biggest port-cities in the Mediterranean. That said, its a city worth visiting as its not as famous as Paris, but there are still many beautiful and unforgettable places to see.
Where do millionaires live in France?
The richest 10% of people in France unsurprisingly mainly live in Paris, especially in the 7th arrondissement, where the average income is €132,690 per year (rising to €210,000 in the Gros-Caillou district near the Eiffel Tower).
Where do billionaires live in Paris?
The 16th arrondissement is commonly thought to be one of the richest parts of Paris (see Auteuil-Neuilly-Passy), and features some of the most expensive real estate in France including the famous Auteuil villas, heirs to 19th century high society country houses, they are exclusive gated communities with huge houses