Pastrage

Saint Martin de Crau - Eglise, place de l'église. - Provençal Tradition - In January - Dates and program to be confirmed

Saint Martin de Crau remains one of the few municipalities to celebrate this tradition. During this celebration, the shepherds choose their finest lamb and l install in a small cart decorated with boxwood, ribbons and candles. It is being pulled by a "flouca". From 10 h, accompanied by festive notes, tambourines and galoubets, the shepherds, the gardians, the Anes Edouard, the choir Saint-Martin d Li Prouvençau and Li Coudelet Dansaire will travel to the Church, where the mass of the shepherds will be celebrated. L lamb will be entrusted to the priest for the blessing. Then a few offerings will be deposited at the foot of l altar before tribute to l child Jesus. The ceremony will be punctuated by poems and Provencal songs. Distribution of mulled wine and shuttles before the parade to l City Hall it will be followed at 11 h, d. 13: 00, The association Li Coudelet Dansaire will host a meal in the restaurant "Chez Michaud" (reservations prior to January 15 to 06 73 85 07 69). At 3.30 p.m. at the House of associations, the Marseille player Jean-Michel Jausseran, passione of pastoralism, will host the conference "Herds further the grass". 16 H 30: choirs choir St-Martin and Chroc Do sing l unison at a concert in the Church. Free entertainment (excluding meals)

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Information provided by OT Saint Martin Crau

  • Organiser

    Maison du tourisme de Saint Martin de Crau

    Avenue De la République
    13310 Saint Martin de Crau

  • Lieux

    Eglise, place de l'église.
    13310 Saint Martin de Crau

  • Phone

    • 04 90 47 98 40
  • Website

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Where to stay

Le Tilleul
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L'Olivier
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L'Olivier

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Mas Vincent
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Mas Vincent

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A one-hectare country estate studded with olive trees harbours this gite, whose unusually spacious living areas and bedrooms will make a comfortable stay for families and groups of friends. It backs up to the owners' residence and offers private outdoor space that is not overlooked. Ground floor:…

Entre Camargue Et Alpilles
B&B

Entre Camargue Et Alpilles

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Entre Camargue et Alpilles, dans un quartier calme et résidentiel, chambre climatisée de plain-pied et avec accès indépendant, à la décoration agréable, avec 1 lit/2 personne (160x200), TV, coin bureau et SdE privative. Possibilité de prendre le petit-déjeuner sur la terrasse ou dans la…

La Crau
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La Crau

Saint Martin de Crau

Located in the city centre. Very wooded. Service area for motorhomes

Chez Félicie
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Chez Félicie

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In the plain of Crau between Arles and Alpilles, small mazet (country house) renovated in 2014, on the old national road in the middle of Crau hay meadows, adjoining another rental. After a magnificent avenue of plane trees, large open yard of 5000 m² with a pond, a river of 2nd category.…

Mme et M. Quenin
B&B

Mme et M. Quenin

Saint Martin de Crau

Laure, home of bourgeois architecture of the end of the 18th century, property of family since 1878, offers three guest rooms for a stay of relaxation and conviviality. The House is situated at halfway between Arles and Salon de Provence. Its ideal location between the Camargue, la Crau and the…

Côté Terrasse
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Côté Terrasse

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L'ajasson
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L'ajasson

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Individual country house on an enclosed and well-maintained property. Ground floor: separate equipped kitchen. Living room/family room with fireplace. 3 bedrooms with 2 single beds. Washroom. Separate toilets. First floor: 1 large attic bedroom with double bed, 1 bedroom with double bed and 1…

Things to do

Chambremont
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Chambremont

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Rétro Musée

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The Retro Museum is entirely dedicated to the reproduction of scenes from everyday life in the past. This nostalgic world can be accessed via the entrance to the La Crau Ecomuseum. André Avis is an enthusiastic collector. In 1987, in partnership with the Municipality, he decided to open a museum…

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Where to eat

O fil de l'eau
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