With over 84 million visitors in 2014 alone, France is the most popular tourist destination for international travelers in the world.
While many go to Paris, the seaside city of Marseille, in southern France, is the country's third largest city. The port city is known for its fresh seafood, its thriving marina, and its laid-back culture.
Here, get a unique view of this coastal city and its incredible surroundings with aerial shots that truly capture its beauty.
SEE ALSO: 35 places you need to visit in France
Follow us! Business Insider Travel is on Twitter
Once a highly active maritime dock, The Old Port of Marseille is now a designated marina used by residents and travelers.
Marseille's sea ports have played a significant role in the city's economy throughout its history. Today its commercial port provides some 45,000 jobs.
Marseille is a place for seafood lovers, as it's the birthplace of Bouillabaisse (fish stew).
See the rest of the story at Business Insider