Book your Marseille football tickets and prepare for a culture shock - but in a good way! Paris may have the traditional sights, but Marseille has got the atmosphere, the attitude and the weather. After a stroll down the Canebière, a tour of the famous Old Port and the sight of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, the iconic cathedral, just soak up the sun and enjoy a traditional glass of pastis. The city's cultural ties with North Africa have inspired some great cuisine, which should be high on the 'to do' list. Football matches in Marseille at the Stade Vélodrome, or just "Stade Vél", are a piece of unique football culture. And the motto on the Olympique de Marseille badge - "straight for the goal" - says a lot about the city's intense spirit: confident, passionate and ready to take a chance.