Maison de la Transhumance

Salon de Provence - Outdoor leisure

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

  • Contact

    Maison de la Transhumance
    Domaine du Merle
    Route D'Arles

    13300 Salon de Provence

  • Phone

    • 04 90 17 06 63
  • Website

Nearby

  1. Résidence Transhumance

    Resort

    Read more
  2. Chez Félicie

    Holiday rental

    Read more
  3. Le Bergamote

    Holiday rental

    Read more
  4. L'Olivier

    Holiday rental

    Read more

Where to stay

L'Olivier
Holiday rental

L'Olivier

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 :…

La Chapelette
Campsite

La Chapelette

Saint Martin de Crau

Camping very shady around an old provencal farmhouse, campaign atmosphere and family atmosphere.

Le Tilleul
Holiday rental

Le Tilleul

Saint Martin de Crau

Between Alpilles and Camargue, on a beautiful working farming concern on the plain of La Crau, near the Etang des Aulnes and the ecological reserve of Peau de Meau. 3 gites adjoining the owners' farmhouse, shaded property. Shared entrance. Ground floor : kitchen/living-room with fireplace (wood…

Le Romarin
Holiday rental

Le Romarin

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…

Résidence Transhumance
Resort

Résidence Transhumance

Saint Martin de Crau

The hotel and Residence Transhumance is a set of 21 spacious and cosy apartments for placing your holidays under the sign of comfort and relaxation. You can taste the tranquility and the mildness of the climate in our decorated patio and relax, surrounded by lavenders and olive trees.All…

Chez Félicie
Holiday rental

Chez Félicie

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
Holiday rental

Le Bergamote

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,…

Things to do

Les délices de la Crau
Producer

Les délices de la Crau

Saint Martin de Crau

Unique éleveur en France de la race "Raza morucha". Tous les avantages de la vente en directe du producteur. Exploitation agricole familiale qui élève les taureaux depuis 1889.

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…

Etang des Aulnes
Lake/Pond

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. Il y a un parc arboré et une étendue…

La Crau
Plain/Valley/Delta

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 of…

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 museum…

Domaine les Bastidettes
Olives - Huiles d'olives

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…

Inspirations

The soap

The soap

Tradition

'Savon de Marseille', how to tell the real from the fake

Inspirations

Inspirations

Traditions, lifestyle, mediterranean cuisine

Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines

Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines

Tradition

Christmas festivities, culture and tradition in the land of the 'Santon' figurine

The Cagole

The Cagole

Art de vivre

Translation our version of the Essex girl…

Serving tourism

Provence Tourisme est une association loi 1901. Sa mission, confiée par le Département : promouvoir le tourisme dans les Bouches-du-Rhône dans le respect de l’environnement et des habitants et garantir aux visiteurs un accueil de qualité.

The best of the destination

En accord avec les aspirations et les goûts de chacun, Provence Tourisme propose d’incontournables valeurs sûres comme des conseils pour sortir des sentiers battus, grâce à sa connaissance profonde du terrain et de par sa neutralité commerciale.