Maison de la Transhumance

Salon-de-Provence - Cultural place

Home of Transhumance, interpretation of Mediterranean pastoral culture centre, will open its doors to the 2010/2011 year into the fold of the domain of Alders, property of the General Council of Bouches.In a magnificent setting, it will cover an area of more than 500 m². It will first offer on 300 m², a space for temporary exhibitions renewed each year. It will also include a public reception area and a shop. Finally, it will house a centre for information, as well as administrative offices and services.The dynamics of the House of Transhumance will be also ensured by a program of festive events around transhumance and animations: demonstration of mowing, bells concert, shepherds dog competitions... Meetings, trainings, seminars can take place in the other existing buildings in the area of Alder.In the meantime, it is through the association of the same name that its future is taking shape. The House of Transhumance association was founded in April 2007 by breeders, experts from agriculture, environment and science, human, cultural operators and local elected officials.All were convinced that only the union of all their skills could lead to efficient and sustainable actions to preserve the great sheep transhumance. The association is designed to bring together all the partners that contribute to maintaining the great transhumance and pastoralism.To do this, it focuses on four main objectives: entice, explain, involve to find in history and the area support the profession and finally produce knowledge, share it and implement.

Information provided by OT Salon de Provence

  • Address

    Domaine du Merle
    Route D'Arles

    13300 Salon-de-Provence

  • Phone

    • 04 90 17 06 68
  • Website

Where to stay

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 :…

Le Romarin - N° 140942
Holiday rental

Le Romarin - N° 140942

Arles

The Bastidettes are new gites with contemporary decoration: soft and relaxing decoration shades, quality equipment, quiet and wide open spaces. In the countryside of Arles, 15 minutes from Arles, between the plain of Crau and Camargue and at the centre of the tourist sites, between very different…

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.…

Le Bergamote - N° 150313
Holiday rental

Le Bergamote - N° 150313

Arles

The Bastidettes are new houses with contemporary design: soft and relaxing colours, great facilities, calm and open spaces. At 15 minutes of Arles, in the countryside, between the plain of the Crau and Camargue and in the middle of touristic sites with various landscapes, the Bastidettes are…

Hôtel Ibis Budget
Hotel

Hôtel Ibis Budget

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Situé au bord de l'autoroute A54, l'Ibis Budget Saint Martin de Crau vous accueille pour une halte à petit prix dans ses chambres "cocoon" de dernière génération, climatisées, équipées d'une douche, toilettes, TV satellite et wifi offert. A quelques pas des sites prestigieux des Alpilles,…

Aire de camping cars la chapelette
Campsite

Aire de camping cars la chapelette

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Ce campîng très ombragé accueille les camping-caristes pour la durée de leur séjour dans notre région, sur des emplacements adaptées. Service de vidange et alimentation eau et électricité

LE LAURIER - N° 950411
Holiday rental

LE LAURIER - N° 950411

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Between the Alpilles and the Camargue on a working farm on the Crau plain lie three gites adjacent to the owners' farmhouse, under ancient plane trees near the Étang des Aulnes and Peau de Meau Environmental Reserve. 3 adjacent gites to the owner's house. Shared entrance on ground floor:…

Hôtel-Résidence La Transhumance
Hotel

Hôtel-Résidence La Transhumance

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

L'hôtel-résidence La Transhumance est un ensemble de 21 appartements spacieux et chaleureux pour placer vos vacances sous le signe du confort et de la détente. Vous pourrez goûter la quiétude et la douceur du climat dans notre patio décoré, et vous reposer, entouré des lavandes et des…

Things to do

Manade Ribaud
Family recreation

Manade Ribaud

Arles

Ranching manade in the cradle of the Camargue breed

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…

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…

Manade Albert Chapelle
Family recreation

Manade Albert Chapelle

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

. The day begins with the welcome with a guard of honor of the guardians, then visit towed cart bulls. Sorting of young bulls and marking (ferrade). Bullfighting and Equestrian events the afternoon. The restaurant Bouvino, restaurant of 300 covers indoors with panoramic views on the bulls and 600…

La ferme de Sedona
Family recreation

La ferme de Sedona

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

A la ferme de Sedona, tous les animaux font bon ménage : jars, lama, lapin, perroquet, ânes, poules, vaches...cohabitent, et sont lâchés au milieu du public qui est ravi de les approcher de près. Des activités ludiques sont aussi proposées : pêche aux canards, toboggan aquatique,…

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…

Etang des Aulnes
Landscape

Etang des Aulnes

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Le Domaine est propriété du Conseil Départemental des Bouches-du-Rhône. Il se situe dans la Crau, près de Saint Martin de Crau. Il abrite une ancienne bâtisse de style provençal, une résidence pour artistes et une salle de concerts en plein air. Le domaine peut accueillir différents…

La Crau
Landscape

La Crau

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

At the foot of the Alpilles mountains, between the Camargue and the Berre lagoon, the Crau plain covers 600 km². Two Crau are clearly distinguished: The more fertile northern green Crau, enhanced by irrigation by Adam de Craponne, and where several cultures are grown, including the production…

Domaine les Bastidettes
Craftsman / producer

Domaine les Bastidettes

Arles

It is in countries of Arles, crucible of Provençal traditions, at the gateway to the Camargue, in the heart of la Crau, plain of the large pebbles, that grow our olive trees. It is on this unique terroir, offered at the Mistral branches, Sun drenched sheets that takes place this miracle of…

Where to eat

Pizza di Napoli
Restaurants à emporter

Pizza di Napoli

Saint-Martin-de-Crau

Pizza italienne artisanale. Travail de la pâte à la main, et utilisation de produits frais.

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!

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!