Presentation on theme: "Description of Marseille Marseille is a big city, it is the second largest city of France. There are 840 000 inhabitants in this city that measures 240km²."— Presentation transcript:
Description of Marseille Marseille is a big city, it is the second largest city of France. There are 840 000 inhabitants in this city that measures 240km². It was built in 600 B.C. It is situated on the South East of France in Bouche-Du-Rhône.
It is bordered by the Mediterranean sea in the west and it is crossed by a river called Huveaune. In the North Marseille, is enclosed by the massif of the Estaque.In the East there are the Massif of the Etoile and the Garlaban. Massif and sea of Marseille
The weather in Marseille This winter it was snowing for the first time since many years. Over the summer it's very hot.It is cold in winter
MARSEILLE TEAM Olympic of Marseille, a hundred- year-old club, is the symbolic club of US Marseille Endoume Catalans and Consulat Marseille which both evolve in CFA2 (5 th division). The feminine football is represented by Celtic Marseile.
THE VELODROME (Stadium) The stade (stadium) Velodrome is a sports ground mainly intended today for team sports. It is the second biggest French stadium after the “Stade de France”. It is situated in the south districts of the city of Marseille, on the boulevard Michelet.It welcomes mainly international rugby matches and football matches, among which those of the Olympic of Marseille. Concerts are also organized there. It is the property of the city of Marseille.
THE PALACE OF THE ICE AND GLIDING Marseilles began the construction of the palace of the Ice and gliding which will be operational the first quarter of 2009. It costs 45 million euro,it will be the biggest of this type on the national level.It will contain a surface of buildings of 20700 m² from which 3200 m² tracks of ice (the Olympic ice rink can receive 5600 spectators),3300m² for a skate park (skate park for rollers,skates boards and BMX),1200 parking spaces.
The Pétanque (game of bowls) in MARSEILLE World « La Mondiale de Pétanque à Marseille » is an annual game of bowls competition organized by the newspaper «La Marseillaise ».This competition of petanque, created in 1962 by Paul RICARD takes place on the first weekend of july.The tournament is,except for official competions,the most prestigious tournament at the world level.