As part of the European Heritage Days, Port Vauban will devote a full day to welcoming the public on Saturday 21 September, by proposing a programme of awareness-raising, information and discovery actions.

To be informed and initiated
Visitors will thus be able to visit the watchtower of the main harbourmaster’s office every hour, a central point of welcome and orientation for the port’s yachtsmen, from the arrival of the boat to mooring operations.
The SNSM (Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer), which will take place on the Quai Croisière, Quai du Corps Expéditionnaire in Italy, will offer on shore an introductory workshop on knots and a presentation of the main marine rescue equipment and a visit by the star OUR LADY OF THE GAROUPE II.
The Association LES COPAINS DES POINTUS D’ANTIBES will welcome the public for a workshop dedicated to heritage on its traditional CARIBE at the foot of the Harbour Master’s Office from 10:00 a.m. The schooner TARA, a French sailboat intended for scientific research and environmental protection, will be moored behind the harbour master’s office and will welcome the public all day long. An exhibition on plastic recycling and the discovery of an educational kit will be presented by the South Region on the side of the TARA.
Two educational actions will complete the awareness program: the GREC association will organize two 30-minute conferences, at 11am and 3pm in the meeting room of the harbour master’s office on the protection of cetaceans off our coast. A circular tour of historical photos at the foot of the harbour master’s office will allow visitors to discover the port’s heritage history as part of the European Gritaccess project.

Walking and discovering by sea
For visitors eager to sail, several water outings are organized by the SRA from the reception pontoon, in groups of 10 people.
In the coming months, the Port Vauban will extend its programme of heritage enhancement actions, in particular within the framework of the European Gritaccess programme, with the creation of permanent discovery routes, designed to make the port’s natural and architectural heritage known and accessible to the general public.