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We invite you to listen to the recent interview of Véronique Flayol by Annie for the Join us in France Podcast site.

 

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Véronique Flayol

Véronique Flayol

Frederic Ganga

Frederic Ganga

La Ciotat is a fascinating town too often forgotten when visiting the Coast between Marseille and Toulon. By its proximity with two highly touristic villages, Cassis & Bandol, the town is rarely part of classic tours when it completely deserves a visit for a few hours or even for a whole day if you wish to enjoy beach activities as well as exploring the historic town centre.

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This is in the heart of town, two steps from the harbour, that you can encounter Frédéric Ganga, poet and town crier. This extra-ordinary Guide will walk you through the streets of La Ciotat singing and reciting texts that where written here by famous History or Legend characters. Wearing a medieval costume, he’s leading the way and share anecdotes or riddles at every places of interest: Rue de la Tasse, Grimaldi’ House, ancient fortification walls, Place Sadi Carnot, the Church, Pénitents Bleus, Place Pierre Gauthier, Rue des Poilus…

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crieur 03The story teller brings to life Celtic-Ligurian fighters, Greek travelers, Roman builders, Ganteaume and Napoleon ; he joyfully remind us that Cinema and Pétanque game were invented in La Ciotat and tells us how with humour and eloquence.

For one hour and a half, preferably at sunset to appreciate the visit at the coolest hours of the day, get the chance to sign up for a lively and entertaining stroll with the Minstrel of La Ciotat!

For further information about possible visits in English & French, please contact us by email cecile@tourguideprovence.com or call +33(0)669 230 857.

Happy visitors in La Ciotat

Happy visitors in La Ciotat

About Made in Provence Tours: French Tour Designers and Guides-Interpreters, Cecile & Veronique have created private and exclusive excursions in the Bouches-du-Rhone & Var areas for Guests to experience an authentic Provence, take part in workshops or genuine meetings with the local community and independent producers. Presenting the hidden gems discovered off the beaten tracks during their own traveling, they always look for authenticity and excellence and share with passion the best of what the South of France has to offer.

Véronique Flayol has achieved to be part of the finalists selected for the award of Touristic Creativity this week in Nice. Her tremendous work on the Provençal Heritage and involvement to take visitors from all over the World on the steps of Mary-Magdalene in the South of France caught the expert attention of the Jury Members this year. Well done and good luck for the future extended tour due to be launch later this year!