Your day will not look like any other:
Arrival by coach in Marseille in the morning, panoramic city tour of the most prestigious sites, the Old Port, the Corniche, the beach esplanade, the goudes Notre Dame de la Garde.
Lunch at « MARINE BAR « celebrated by the actors Raimu, Pierre Fresnay, Orane Demazis … in the trilogy of Pagnol. You will be served a special typically Provençal menu.
During the lunch you will attend the famous part of card high in color which will give spice to your meal. The bar of the Marine, has the accent and the expressions of Marseilles:
MARIUS is the first film from Marcel Pagnol’s theatrical work. It was produced by Paramount and the realization was entrusted to Alexander Korda. It is he who says to Pagnol: “Listen Marcel, I can make pictures, movies, you know how to speak your actors, so if you want, I would take care of cinema and you direction Of actors “. Marcel Pagnol retained the artistic direction and directed his actors.
In low season from October to April you will visit the factory of manufacture of famous blue balls, Marseille provides the world market of the pétanque with its competition balls. In high season from April to October the visit is replaced by a visit of a workshop of manufacture of famous ” Marseille soap ”
The bar of the Navy, has the accent and expressions of Marseille:
The bar of the Navy:
it is known for its typical frame of the thirties of Marseilles during the time of the bridge ferry and the old ferry boat : patinated wood that worked, washed leather and scents aniseed. The amateurs will find there the decoration of yesteryear, a bit revisited 21st century version. The navy bar is also a terrace in direct contact with the Old Port of Marseille next to the departure of the Ferry Boat, a must-see for all Students of the city but also the tourists in search of a landmark in the city of Marseille refurbished in 2013. For true lovers the pure, the tough, the coffee addicts, it is in the early morning that we must come, at the time when we find the true guys of the Navy who bring their fishing on the old Harbor
The bar of the navy
The bar of the navy
For the intrigued tourists by this funny game but also the Marseilles who have the short memory on this ancestral leisure, the Blue ball opens a place of history and meetings in the old quarter of It is in homage to his father that Hervé Rofritsch, representing the last generation to the controllers of this family business created in 1904 to Saint Menet, opened this place all in blue. The history of pétanque , from this game that finds its sources in antiquity with balls of stone, then of wood in the middle ages to finally reach the stammering of the pétanque with The balls studded and molded as we know them today. a typical Marseille venue with its boulodrome where you can compete with “colleagues or Marseillais who practice pétanque” or learn to . Around the playground there are historical plays, films and slideshows explaining the making of a ball and a corner shop where are sold all the necessary accessories to the perfect bouliste as to the poor player who will console himself “ By kissing the ass of Fanny “ if it beat 13 to 0, the famous molded table that it is necessary to own any self-respecting club.(EF)
The museum of blue ball , the boulodrome, in the district of the basket in Marseille
Pétanque party in Marseille in the 60′s
Price on request depending on the city of departure and return and the size of the group.
Price example based on 25 people: 100 euros
For technical reasons certain elements of the program may be modified or replaced, the circuit and our rates are subject to change up to 30 days of arrival, mainly based on state taxes and local taxes in force of the similar wording and number of participants. In fact, the cancellation of one or more participants involves a rate change.