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The oldest bakery in Marseilles that is famous for traditional Provence busсits called navett which are baking in the shape of boats.
The bakery in the south-east of France in the historic area of Provence was opened in 1781 by Monsieur Avar and is the oldest one in Marseilles.
Here, since the 18th century, navett cookies are baked. Cookies were intended for pilgrims and consecrated by the archbishop. Now locals and travellers can taste them any time. The inhabitants of Marseilles have the tradition to stove the navetts in the day of presentation of Jesus at the Temple, while pancakes are baked all over the world, as well as in other cities of France.
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Taste the navett cookies
Navette is a traditional cookie in the shape of a boat, which is baked in the oldest bakery of Marseilles - the Four des Navettes.€32
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Four des Navettes bakery on the mapLocation: Saint Street 136
From Monday to Saturday from 07:00 am to 20:00 pm, and on Sundays from 09:00 am to 15:00 pm and from 16:00 am to 19:00 pm.
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