Sailing & History

« The sail­ing ships dis­cov­ered the world, and they car­ry many leg­ends in their wake. »
Olivi­er de Ker­sauson

Storytelling in the Mediterranean

A trip at sea on a cata­ma­ran : a sto­ry­telling jour­ney around the myths and leg­ends of the Mediter­ranean. You’ll dis­cov­er the Pho­cean city as you sail through its his­to­ry from a whole new angle!

It’s the per­fect com­bo to learn about sail­ing and the his­to­ry of the Mediter­ranean.

Prices

from €725 the pri­vate tour for up to 10 peo­ple and 3.5 hours sail­ing— con­tact us for a quote
Post­poned in the event of thun­der­storms. Refund sub­ject to cer­tain con­di­tions
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Duration / Schedule

  • dura­tion: Half day or Full day. Pos­si­ble to sleep onboard for a 2 days tour
  • 3 time slots: morn­ing, after­noon or twilight3 time slots: morn­ing, after­noon or twi­light
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Equipment

  • hat
  • sun cream
  • shared pic­nic : bring a drink and a nib­ble!
  • wind break­er and light pants
  • swimwear and tow­el

Meeting Point

  • Quay of the Vieux-Port (old har­bour), MUCEM or Cor­bières port, depend­ing on price and type of sail­boat.
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Extras

  • tast­ing of local prod­ucts: herbal tea / veg­an ener­gy balls
  • read­ings of extracts from works about pirates or Count of Monte Cristo by local authors and link­ing these to the his­toric sites seen on the route.
  • quiz on the high seas: Mediter­ranean his­to­ry and fau­na

Program

Let your­self be tak­en out to sea, accom­pa­nied by a guide and a pro­fes­sion­al skip­per, off the coast of Mar­seille. Lis­ten to your guide recount fas­ci­nat­ing anec­dotes about the his­to­ry of Provence. From folk­lore of the found­ing of Mar­seille to the dark days of the Black Death, learn how the first gal­leys appeared and lis­ten to excerpts from The Count of Monte-Cristo.

Shiv­er as you lis­ten to the leg­ends of pirates, such as Bar­barossa, one of the most fear­some raiders of the Ottoman Empire!

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Calan­ques of Mar­seille

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SAILING & HISTORY

Calan­ques Nation­al Park

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Pont de l’Arc, Aix-en-Provence

PASTIS TOUR

Vieux-Port, Mar­seille

GOURMET MARSEILLE

Noailles, Mar­seille

TOUR OF THE ORIENTAL MARKET

Bon­nieux, Lour­marin, Lacoste

LUBERON EXCURSION

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THE COLORADO OF PROVENCE

Contact and further information

Informations / Booking

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Contact your guide

06 49 85 82 74