Vigil of Christmas, mass and the Primatial pastrage

Arles - Primatiale Saint Trophime - Christmas in Provence, Provençal Christmas - Dates and program to be confirmed - Free

In Provence during the midnight mass continues the pastrage ceremony ritual. Very ancient pastoral custom, the winter solstice corresponds to the lambing period. Vigil followed by mass with the inhabitants of Arles in costume, traditional Christmas carols and the pastrage

No admission charge

  • Free

Information provided by OT Arles

  • Organiser

    Catholic parish
    Rue Du cloître
    13200 Arles

  • Lieux

    Primatiale Saint Trophime
    Place De la République
    13200 Arles

  • Phone

    • 04 90 96 07 38
  • Website

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