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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & CultureProvencal History & Traditions

Witnessing the Magic of the Transhumance in Provence

The tinkling of bells was the musical clue. Our friend encouraged us to rush to their property’s perimeter wall to witness a shepherd (berger) moving his flock near Eguilles in Provence. The collection of sheep and herd dogs consumed the entire back lane as far as the eye could see, …

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Explore: Travel in ProvencePhoebe ThomasWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Transhumance in Provence and a Hill-Top Village

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Every year in early autumn in the Alps animals that have spent the summer grazing in high pastures are brought down to the valleys for the winter.  This movement of livestock is called transhumance and in many villages it’s the perfect opportunity to get together and celebrate; a …

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Ashley TinkerLifestyle: Art & CultureProvencal History & Traditions

Transhumance at St Remy de Provence: a sea of sheep

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Robin and I drove over the Alpilles to see the Transhumance pass through the town of Saint Remy de Provence. The Transhumance is when, in the Spring, the sheep from the southern plains are led back up to the cooler mountains to graze on …

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Ginger and NutmegLifestyle: Art & CultureProvencal History & Traditions

History of Transhumance in Provence

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: If you are lucky enough to be in Provence in time for the traditional movement of sheep and livestock (spring and fall) you might catch a transhumance as the animals head to greener pastures. Although, this is really for tourists and kids now it remains …

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Explore: Travel in ProvencePhilippe Goninet

May in Provence

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Warmer and longer days when we are able to start dining outside…. The scenery is still green and coloured with all the blooming flowers. However you need to know that May can be busier than June for the fact of the French bank holidays …

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Lifestyle: Art & CultureThe Provence PostWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Transhumance in St. Remy is Monday May 25

By Julie Mautner Wool you be there? Monday May 25 is the annual Fête de la Transhumance in St. Remy, when local shepherds herd their flocks (roughly 3500 sheep and goats) three times around the village’s circular “main drag” before Explore this Post Via:: The Provence Post      

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