Messe en provençal et Grand défilé de la transhumance

Istres - Divers lieux - Transhumance - In December - Dates and program to be confirmed - Free

TransHumance is a shared artistic experience that will leave a temporary imprint on the landscape as we travel together through towns and villages at a leisurely pace. The word itself calls up images of cross-border journeys, changing seasons and the ties between people and animals. It is about migration, memory, mobility and multiplicity.
These ideas have all contributed to a poetic and metaphoric
project. By travelling together for a while, we can break down the
barriers that divide us. This unprecedented movement of people and animals will be an artistic and poetic event with many implications.
TransHumance will create its own map based on the region’s Euro-Mediterranean heritage. Morocco and Italy will be the guests of honour.
In addition, walkers, riders and carriages will travel to the region
from the rest of Europe.
At each stage of the journey, animaglyphes choreographed movements of animals in the landscape will be photographed from the air. These aerial views will be used to create a patchwork image of the region as TransHumance follows its course. This raw piece of artwork will be both a personal and a shared experience. Featuring the latest technologies, the images created will be used to develop different poetic voices on a “global stage”, which includes social networks, the
internet, film and multimedia initiatives.
The Centaur, an imaginary, utopian creature incarnating the meeting of man and animal, society and wilderness, humans and nature, will lead this mythical journey.

This event is being held as part of: Fête des Bergers (Shepherd's Fair), Istres

  • Free

Information provided byOT Istres

  • Organiser

    Office de Tourisme d'Istres
  • Phone

    • 04 42 81 76 00
  • Fax

    04 42 55 38 96

  • Website

Nearby

  1. Brasserie de Sulauze

    Producer

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  2. La Maison de Lucie

    B&B

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  3. Si je vous dis Rosalie

    Souvenirs

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  4. Top Motel

    Hotel

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Where to stay

Sylce
Holiday rental

Sylce

Istres

Appartement de 65 m² en rez-de-chaussée de la villa des propriétaires situé dans un quartier résidentiel et calme. Séjour/salon avec un convertible/2 pers. Cuisine américaine entièrement équipée. Une chambre avec 1 lit/2pers. Une salle d'eau avec WC. Terrasse de 80 m² avec mobilier de…

The Castellan
Hotel

The Castellan

Istres

Hotel 2 * with 17 spacious rooms. The Hotel is comfortable, quiet, on the edge of the pond of the olive tree. Friendly and modern it harmonizes refinement and functional comfort. Personalized rooms, all with such direct, TV, bathroom/wc, private parking, outdoor swimming pool.

Hotel Ibis
Hotel

Hotel Ibis

Istres

Near the Camargue and the Alpilles, the ibis Istres Trigance hotel is ideally located for business and tourism. The hotel, opened in 2011, has 54 rooms, offers free and secure parking free Wi-Fi access, a swimming pool, two meeting rooms and an Italian restaurant Pasta Pizza with outdoor terrace…

Ibis Budget
Hotel

Ibis Budget

Istres

At the doors of the Camargue the ibis budget Istres-Trigance (former Etap Hotel) is located between the Alpilles and the Etang de Berre, and close to downtown. The beaches are only 7 km. All our rooms, accommodating from 1 to 4 persons, are air-conditioned and equipped with free Wi - Fi. Free and…

Top Motel
Hotel

Top Motel

Istres

Located in the new area of the Park of the hotel, the TOP MOTEL residence with its 24 rooms, profits by the of this city, in the heart of Provence. Between ponds and Crau, at the crossroads of the Mediterranean, the Alpilles and the Camargue, Istres is an expert in quality of life.Private parking…

Le Cigalon
Holiday rental

Le Cigalon

Istres

Furnished 50 m² up to 4/5 people. Part of mas on a farm, in the middle of the plane trees and pine trees, 3 Km from the city centre. Apartment ground floor includes a living room with two bunk beds, click Clack, a room a bed 2 pers, separate equipped kitchen (fridge with freezer, microwave,…

La Berruguette
Holiday rental

La Berruguette

Istres

Gite adjoining the gîte 13G142 and an all-year rental, very pretty, in an ancient farmhouse in the country, on the edge of the Étang de l'Olivier. Groundfloor : living-room (sofa bed for 1 person)/kitchen, mictrowave, washing-machine, TV. First floor : 1 bedroom (1 double bed). 1 bedroom (2…

Villa
Holiday rental

Villa

Istres

Belle villa, de type bastide d'une superficie de 140 m². Cette villa 4 étoiles possède 4 chambres, pouvant accueillir 8 personnes avec grande piscine sécurisée. Chambre parentale en RDC avec S.B attenante. ( Douche à l'italienne) A l'étage, 3 chambres : 1 lit en 140, une autre avec 2 lits…

l'Aglantale
Holiday rental

l'Aglantale

Istres

Gite adjoining the gîte 13G141 and an all-year rental, very pretty, in an an ancient farmhouse in the country, on the edge of the Étang de l'Olivier. Groundfloor : living-room (sofa bed for 1 pers.)/kitchen, microwave, TV. First floor : 1 bedroom (1 double bed). 1 bedroom (2 single beds).…

Things to do

Oleiculteur Lambert
Olive

Oleiculteur Lambert

Istres

Au bord de l'étang, Annie et Philippe Lambert exploitent un verger familial de 2 hectares d'oliviers, et pratiquent une culture raisonnée. Les variétés d'olives produites à savoir, Salonenque, Aglandau, Picholine et Grossane sont triturés au Moulin de Grans. Vente directe à la Propriété…

GR2013 : Des Heures Claires à Miramas
Walk

GR2013 : Des Heures Claires à Miramas

Istres, Miramas

After along the pond of the Olivier, continue along the old paths of Transhumance. Detour not to miss that offers exceptional views on the ponds, the Alpilles, the Luberon, the Ventoux, the massif of the star and much more. See: Miramas blowing - St Chamas, a site dedicated to the manufacture of…

Chapel of Saint Sulpice
Monument

Chapel of Saint Sulpice

Istres

This religious 9th century chapel is a very pure Romanesque style. This is one of the oldest in the region. Its Bell was also called Sainte-catherine. It has a lantern of the dead. The Chapelle St-Sulpice reveals the former Istres, as Oppidium du Castellan, an ancient place Celto-Ligure which…

Brasserie de Sulauze
Producer

Brasserie de Sulauze

Istres

La Brasserie est installé dans une vieille bergerie de 300 ans, ou se trouve deux jeunes brasseurs autodidactes (Gui et Ju) qui brassent, en partie, grâce aux céréales et aux houblons cultivés en biodynamie sur le Domaine. Le but de la brasserie est d’utiliser la matière première local,…

Chocolatier Yves Thuries
Delicacies

Chocolatier Yves Thuries

Istres

Yves Thuriès est cuisinier-pâtissier-chocolatier, membre de l'Académie Culinaire de France, élu 2 fois Meilleur Ouvrier de France pâtissier-chocolatier-confiseur et glacier. Il est aussi membre de l'Académie Française du Chocolat et de la Confiserie « Fauteuil n° 6 », depuis 1998,…

Vitrail Déco
Craftsman

Vitrail Déco

Istres

Invitez les éclats de lumière à colorer votre intérieur. Une décoration unique et personnalisée, adaptée à tous les styles. Un patchwork de couleurs changeantes à tout instant de la journée et au fil des saisons. La magie du verre au service de votre bien être.

Château Sulauze
Wines

Château Sulauze

Miramas

Entre Miramas et Istres, un domaine qui raconte l’histoire de la Provence et de la plaine de la Crau. Rencontre avec un jeune couple de vignerons, soucieux de retour aux sources.

Jean Hagopian
Producer

Jean Hagopian

Istres

Jean Hagopian, apiculteur récoltant, produits des miels variés entrant dans la composition de ses nougats : nougat noir (miel, amandes), nougat provençal (miel, amandes, orange) ou nougat blanc (au miel de lavande). Il propose également des bonbons fourrés au miel, au pollen de fleurs et de…

Si je vous dis Rosalie
Souvenirs

Si je vous dis Rosalie

Istres

Boutique de décoration, jeux/jouet, cadeaux de naissance, accessoires pour petits et grands.

Where to eat

Sébastien Table
Food guide restaurant

Sébastien Table

Istres

Une perle au coeur du vieil Istres. Sébastien Richard vient de passer la main à son fidèle second Antoine Letan-Martin qui poursuit dans la même veine une jolie partition à la tendance végétale. Dans la jolie maison ancienne, sous le cocon des voûtes de pierre ou dans la cour à l'ombre…

Inspirations

Lifestyle

Fashion

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Terroir

The Olive

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Lifestyle

Rosé

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The best of the destination

So that everyone’s hopes and tastes are catered for, Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme promotes must-see destinations which take visitors off the beaten track, using its deep understanding of the area and its neutral role as a non-profit organisation.