Discover pastoral heritage

Pastoral craftsmanship

Over the years, pastoralists and shepherds crafted whatever tools they needed, embellishing them in the process and often showing themselves to be true artists. This “useful art” based on the herdsman’s traditional tools (cowbells, crooks, knives, wooden utensils and so on) bears witness to many aspects of pastoral knowhow.


  • Cultural sites

    Due to the culture it conveys, transhumance is one of Provence’s major identity markers, and certainly the…


  • 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…