Sainte Baume Grotto Views
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & CultureProvencal History & Traditions

Sacred Sainte Baume Grotto a Pilgrims’ Walk in Provence

A Natural Grotto Between the busy urban centres of Aix-en-Provence and Marseille, at the heart of the Parc naturel régional de la Sainte-Baume, is a mountain that stretches 12km and a famous religious site. The Sainte Baume Grotto is a prominent destination for Christian pilgrimages and anyone interested in discovering …

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Sainte Baume Grotto #MaryMagdalene #Provence @GingerandNutmeg
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGinger and Nutmeg

Sainte Baume Grotto and Mary Magdalene in Provence

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Nutmeg got a little lost on her way to this hike. Given the religious significance of the location, maybe she was not the first lost soul during the long history of the Sainte Baume grotto. The grotto is located inside a natural cave high on …

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Caves Grottos Villecroze Provence Var @perfProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGinger and Nutmeg

Grottos of Provence the Caves of Villecroze

By Nutmeg Millions of years of seismic activity, tectonic plate movement and freeze-thaw cycles created the diverse geology of present-day Provence. The region is also known as the Bouches de Rhône where the Mediterranean shoreline runs the gambit of beaches, brackish wetlands and vertigo inducing cliffs. Other natural phenomena in …

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