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Excursion private day the French Connexion to Marseille

Excursion private day the French Connexion to Marseille

Excursion private day the French Connexion to Marseille

Day trip - on the steps of the French Connexion in Marseille

Day trip to Marseille in the footsteps of the FRENCH CONNECTION, historical background of the 1970s. A look back at the history of drug trafficking between Marseille and New York, an exciting historical picture in the heart of Marseille's districts, with a surprise lunch. A very beautiful excursion in Marseille out of the ordinary.

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Tour of the historic sites of the French connection in Marseille in the 1970s
Lunch Included in the restaurant that was Zampa’s headquarters in the Basket District near the Old Port.


New York in the 1970s
In the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, the French Connexion in Marseille en Provence was the largest heroin trafficking network to the United States and Canada. He was leaving from Marseille. More than 80% of the heroin consumed by Americans came from Marseille, France. We tell the story of the French Connexion in Marseille with characters who have experienced the events of the French Connextion live. (French English – other languages on request based on 8 or 16 people )
09H00 departure for the circuit in the footsteps of the Guerini Brothers, and Zampa. The itinerary takes you to the Panier district for a historical look at the most powerful area of Marseilles in the 1960s and 1970s. The Guerini clan is one of the most powerful in Europe and probably the most important ever experienced by French and American organized crime. The two brothers developed the French Connection networks (international drug trafficking to the United States) inherited from Carbone and Spirito. It was Gaëtan Zampa who recovered the Guérini empire after the clan’s fall in 1968. Visit the emblematic places: the two Guérini brothers, the two Corsican brothers from Calenzana who grew up in the Panier district and Gaetan Zampa from the Cayolle district in Marseille: the Maison Guérini, the former Annabel, the opera district, the telephone bar, a former drug treatment house, the Tanagra bar, the Beaumettes prison, the Cayolle district, the Cap Canaille…in Cassis. – visits to authentic places: the American branch office on rue de la République, American DEA, the courthouse, the Bishopric (central police station), the Marseille City Hall, Le Corbusier, Judge Michel’s route, the drug manufacturing houses… A route and unpublished comments!

marseille-quartier-panier-provence-french-rivieraSURPRISE lunch » back in the 70s. in a mythical restaurant in a former Corsican crime scene, living testimony of the Zampa headquarters. – retrospective of the history of the French Connection and its highlights in the presence of a police officer who lived and covered the events in the 70/71 years.
There was the drug war between France and the United States in the 1970s. At that time, the heroine « made in Marseille », renowned for its high quality, was wreaking havoc on the American streets. Thousands of people have died from overdose throughout America, particularly in New York. The American government is powerless in the face of the trafficking organised with complete impunity by the Corsican Trundians of the « French Connection », based in Marseille. Meeting with witnesses from the French Connection who will make you relive this memorable moment: Gilles who covered the events, a former police officer, an emblematic figure, who will accompany you on his csooter, during the tour ( with your translator in your language). Visit of the emblematic landmarks of the French Connection: Judge Michel, who was transferred to Marseille in 1975, embarked on a crusade against the heroin traffickers of the « French Connection ». His number one enemy became Gaëtan Zampa, the godfather of the local mob. The judge makes numerous serial arrests. In the space of 3 years, more than 500 traffickers have been apprehended.


PRICE PER PERSON BASIC 8 PERSONS, VAN driver guide French English private 130 euros (special surprise meal included)
PRICE PER PERSON BASIC 16 PERSONS, mini bus driver guide French English private 150 euros (special surprise meal included)

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