Discover pastoral heritage

Cultural sites

Due to the culture it conveys, transhumance is one of Provence’s major identity markers, and certainly the only one that expresses its relationship with the Alps and the Mediterranean world so forcefully. It acts as an exemplary support, nourishing the cultural and educational network that accompanies theLa Routo trail.

  • Pastoral craftsmanship

    Over the years, pastoralists and shepherds crafted whatever tools they needed, embellishing them in the process and…


  • Architectural heritage

    The many dry stone structures to be seen on the route between Crau and the Alps, created…


  • Pastoralism’s landscapes

    Camargue, Crau, the Alpilles, Sainte-Victoire, the Valensole Plateau, and the Ubaye and Stura Valleys are among the…