Tuesday September 25, from 8.00pm
The Gala Dinner offers a wonderful opportunity for attendees and accompanying persons to relax and connect in a unique setting: "La Nautique" restaurant, located on the Nautical Society of Marseille’s ship.
Overlooking the water and the sailboats moored in the old harbour of Marseille (the “Vieux-Port”), the restaurant offers splendid views of Fort Saint-Jean and Saint-Nicolas, the Pharo Palace and the famous Canebière avenue. On board, in a wooded and contemporary décor, guests will appreciate a Mediterranean haute cuisine.
Number of seats limited, register now!
8.00-8.45 pm: Cocktail at the bar
In the very heart of Marseille, La Nautique is just at a 10 minute walk from the Pharo Palace. Enjoy fine drinks and the views from the upper deck.
Guests are expected from 8.00 pm.
8.45 pm: Dinner
Taste the traditional and refined food prepared by the Chef. Inspired by Mediterranean recipes, his haute cuisine offers a delight of colours and flavours.
Focus on the Venue
Explore the history of the "Société Nautique ofr Marseille". Models and other navigation instruments exhibited on board trace more than a century of naval presence in the famous port of Marseille.
Some important dates:
1887 – Creation of the "Société Nautique de Marseille" (SNM) by a group of sailors from the Society of Regatta of Marseille formed in 1862.
1897 – Building of the Nautical Society ship (the "Pavillon Flottant"). Rebuilt in 1957 after a fire.
1911 – The "Société Nautique de Marseille" joins the Union of Nautical Societies of the Mediterranean
1965 – Creation of the Semaine Nautique Internationale de Marseille (International week of SNM).
2007 – The ship is registered in the French Historical Monuments Records.