Fête de la Mer

From 20 to 21 April 2024

As part of a month of events and activities devoted to the sea and to the ecology, members of the public are invited to gather for a weekend of ocean-themed celebrations.

SATURDAY 20 APRIL
Beach & Sea Cleanup
Plage des Fossettes
9 am
Pre-register before 15 April at the Tourist Office +33 (0)4 93 76 08 90

Watercolour workshop: “Painting the Treasures of the Sea”
An inspiring creative experience, under the guidance of Lily de Sphère Sauvage.
For ages 10 years and over
Library from 2 pm to 5 pm
Participation: €10 (equipment provided)
Pre-booking required Library : +33 (0)4 93 76 44 50

Movie night & talk
Freediving - Or Descending to Superhuman Depths 
6 pm - Screening of the Jérôme Espla documentary “Génération Grand Bleu”
7 pm - Talk by Olivier Heuleu and Claude Chappuis, founders of modern freediving
Salle Charlie Chaplin, Quai Lindbergh
Free admission

SUNDAY 21 APRIL
Sea excursion with SOS Grand Bleu
Quai du vieux phare
Three trips, each lasting 2 hrs: 10 am, 2 pm and 4 pm - FULL
Free
Pre-booking required : +33 (0)4 93 76 17 61 ou gb@sosgrandbleu.asso.fr

Workshop: Introduction to raising fishing nets 
Demonstration with local fisherman Arnaud Allari, in collaboration with the École Départementale de la Mer.
Quai du vieux phare
Two trips, each lasting 1 hr: 11 am and 3 pm
Free (pre-booking until 20 April)

Workshop: Creating and decorating a wooden coral model with fish ornaments
Quai du vieux phare
Free admission from 2 pm to 5.30 pm

Exhibition: marine photographs by Bernard-Stéphane Keller
Quai du vieux phare
Free

Biodiversity information boards
- Pélagos (cetaceans)
- CDMM (best fishing practices)
Quai du vieux phare
Free

Organised by UPPSJ
Limited to 220 participants
Menu: grilled sardines - salad - ice cream – drink
Careening area at 12 pm
Free
Pre-booking required: uppsj.ql@gmail.com

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