THE SEASHORE FLAVOURS
PRESENTATION: The aïoli, « la poumado couiento qu’es uno drogo ben fasento contro touto malagnita »*, It is a culinary symbol for Frederick Mistral. This mayonnaise with the garlic which accompanies cooked vegetables and white fish is the picture of the Provence good food as much as the olive oil and pastis (Alcohol made with different herbs and anise).
NATURE AND TRADITIONS OF CAMARGUE
PRESENTATION: Strange and fascinating world where the physiognomy was drawn by the hand of the man, the Camargue area is still wild. From prehistoric fishing land to the rice farm and salt work, this land kept memories which guide you from old cities to fishing ports, from marshes to beaches and from sheep barns to big farmhouses around the Vaccarès Pond.
THE VALDESIAN PILGRIMAGE
PRESENTATION: « All faithful are priests and kings, and can take part in the Government of the Church » such is the message of Pierre Valdo which is at the origin of movement outside the Church; secret and transmitted between initiated people by generation in generation since 12th century.
THE MEDITERRANEAN MOUNTAIN
PRESENTATION: The National park of Mercantour protects fauna and flora in a natural space of exceptionnal mountain since it is close to the Mediterranean coast.
THE LEGENDS IN PROVENCE
PRESENTATION: The stories for children in Provence, also contact the adults and are full of words which sing. the words are taken by the hand to form one farandole of legends which narrate us local traditions or may sing the birth of monuments.