Feu de la Saint Jean

Saint-Martin-de-Crau - Religieux - Wednesday 23 June 2021. - Free

The Christian feast of midsummer fires has replaced ancient summer solstice ceremonies, during which the lights were on in a purifying purpose.Nowadays, this festival has become a large gathering. On lit more fire to the gods or to formulate wishes, but simply for the pleasure to meet and have fun.To celebrate in the rules of art, folk group Li Coudelet Dansaire acceded to Maintenance, the association that deals with the journey of the flame from Mount Canigou.With regard to the festivities, the evening begins with a procession with torches between the Town Hall and the market, and continues with a dance (Provençal bal). As soon as the first dances, a huge bundle of wood is inflamed. It consists of various species and is surrounded by a Ribbon in the colours of the commune.Of small logs are also put up for sale to enable viewers to affix their own vows, before launching into the flames. For a few minutes, small bundles are resistant flame before igniting in a whirlwind of sparks. Finally, the time comes to jump lights to make her wishes come true!According to tradition, for the young lovers wishing to be married in the year, this jump will be a sign of fertility and happiness...

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Information provided by OT Saint Martin Crau

  • Address

    Foirail
    Cortège de lampions de la Mairie au Foirail
    13310 Saint-Martin-de-Crau

  • Organiser

    Maison du tourisme de Saint Martin de Crau

  • Phone

    • 04 90 47 98 40

Where to stay

Mas des piboules
B&B

Mas des piboules

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Profitez d'une suite familiale à la campagne, à 2 ou à 4, avec jardin et piscine.

Milou - N° 370
Holiday rental

Milou - N° 370

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Between Alpilles and Camargue, in the plain of la Crau, on a farming concern, gîte with a large living-room, well equipped spacious kitchen. Swimming-pool 14m x 7m from 15th of may to 15th of september, from 8am to 7pm, except on Sunday. Adjoining the gite n° 366. Groundfloor:…

Studio Les Pins
Holiday rental

Studio Les Pins

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Agréable studio bénéficiant d'une situation en campagne, et assez proche des commodités de la ville.

ENTRE CAMARGUE ET ALPILLES - N° 140601
B&B

ENTRE CAMARGUE ET ALPILLES - N° 140601

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

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…

Le Redon - N° 249
Holiday rental

Le Redon - N° 249

Arles

Gîte located in the countryside (plain of Crau) on a farm (sheep breeding, hay production). Independent from the owners' house, it adjoins agricultural outbuildings. Close to Arles and the Camargue, and near the Alpilles. On the ground floor: kitchen (mixed cooker, microwave, dishwasher), dining…

L'AJASSON - N° 1495
Holiday rental

L'AJASSON - N° 1495

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

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…

L'Olivier - N° 175
Holiday rental

L'Olivier - N° 175

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Between Alpilles and Camargue, on a beautiful working farming concern in the plain of La Crau, with century-old plane trees, near the Étang des Aulnes and the ecological reserve of Peau de Meau, 3 gites adjoining the owner's farmhouse (G176/G950411). Shared entrance. Groundfloor :…

AUX PRAIRIES - N° 3818
Holiday rental

AUX PRAIRIES - N° 3818

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Très agréable location proche du centre ville, tout en bénéficiant d'un environnement calme. Idéal pour un couple.

Chez Félicie - N° 487
Holiday rental

Chez Félicie - N° 487

Arles

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.…

Things to do

Boulangerie Coulin
Shopping gourmand

Boulangerie Coulin

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Ici tout est fait maison. Florian propose une gamme de pains issus de la farine biologique et française - une gamme de pains artisanaux et de ficelles garnies parfaites pour l'apéritif. Pour l'heure du goûter, des pains gourmands saurant calmer les faims tout en régalant les papilles…

Le Galet
Cultural place

Le Galet

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Salle de cinéma située dans le Centre Culturel, qui propose également une médiathèque

Moulin à huile Les Bastidettes
Craftsman / producer

Moulin à huile Les Bastidettes

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Le Moulin à huile "les bastidettes" est le dernier né de sa génération avec un équipement technologique très performant. Une production d'huiles d'olives, de tapenades et tartinades provençales bio également. Dans leur futur projet, l'ouverture d'une boutique pour commercialiser les…

Golf Saint Martinois
Outdoor leisure

Golf Saint Martinois

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Saint Martinois Golf Club is a municipal golf club. Near the city, it is located in a depression, a low area like the centre of the Crau plain. The golf course was built in successive steps at the initiative of some irreducible golf lovers and with the help of the municipality. It now has nine…

Rétro Musée
Cultural place

Rétro Musée

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

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…

Ecomusée de la Crau
Cultural place

Ecomusée de la Crau

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

The Crau Ecomuseum was created in 1987 by the Conservatory of Provence Ecosystem Studies (CEEP), now the Conservatory of Natural Areas (CEN PACA), with the support of the City and the Foundation for Natural Heritage in Europe (STIFTUNG). It now plays an important role in the St Martinoise…

Chambremont
Landscape

Chambremont

Mouriès, Saint-Martin-de-Crau, Arles, Paradou, Maussane-les-Alpilles

The border between Saint-Martin-de-Crau and the former marshes of leases, Chambremont is a string of the Alpilles massif.The Alpilles are located to the Northwest of the Department, in the Rhone corridor alignment.The Alpilles are a link to the terrain, oriented East-West. One can distinguish the…

Where to eat

Ches Fabrice
Restaurants à emporter

Ches Fabrice

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Dans une demeure typique du village le chef a installé sa table où une cuisine traditionnelle toujours actualisée est à découvrir.

Big Up
Restaurants à emporter

Big Up

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Petite restauration- hamberger- sandwiches

Le Chiangmai
Restaurants à emporter

Le Chiangmai

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Le duo agréable et souriant qui gère ce restaurant sait montrer l'étendue de son talent. Très bonne cuisine, du fait maison.

MC Donald
Restaurants à emporter

MC Donald

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

A friendly restaurant that will charm you by the variety of dishes offered. Buffet will or à la carte.Eat Provencal colours!

Restaurant l'Oasis Bleue
Restaurants à emporter

Restaurant l'Oasis Bleue

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Experience a change of scene while you enjoy a meal in this Moroccan-style restaurant. A range of typical dishes and pâtisseries will delight your taste buds.

O fil de l'eau
Food guide restaurant

O fil de l'eau

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Restaurant offering fish and seafood specialities. Terrace for sunny days.Groups are accepted (maximum 25 persons), rates on request.

Restaurant Hoi-An
Restaurants à emporter

Restaurant Hoi-An

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Pleasant and friendly small restaurant in the heart of the town.

L'Ôtentik
Restaurants à emporter

L'Ôtentik

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

A friendly restaurant that will charm you by the variety of dishes offered. Buffet will or à la carte.Eat Provencal colours!

Le Rendez-vous
Restaurants à emporter

Le Rendez-vous

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Khadija & Luc will be pleased to welcome you to this restaurant and its unique atmosphere without borders. Le Saint M takes you on a real culinary adventure during a normal day in your life. Head chef at the Château d'Estoublon for ten years and a specialist in world cuisine, Luc Thierry will…