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Regions of France - Provence

Regions of France - Provence

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  • 1. Provence-Alpes-Côte d’ Azur
    This is a picture of France
    with Provence
    in red.
    This is a picture of their flag.
    By :Kailey McCarthy
  • 2. The location of Provence.
    Provence is highlighted in orange.
    It is the direct descendent of the historical French province of Provence.
    It’s boarders are more or less the same as old.
    Provence is located in the Southern part of France
    • Provence is located between the Mediterranean coastline and the Alps
    • 3. It has great location and climate
    which the tourists love.
    • Provence is a great place to visit because is has beautiful scenery and a lot of stores.
    • 4. As you can see above its borders are Languedoc Toussillon, Auvergne, Rhone Alpes, and Italy.
  • Provence in English and French
    Provence-Alpes-Côte d’ Azur is one of the 22 regions of France.
    The name for Provence in English is, Provence-Alpes-Azur.
    The name of Provence in French is, Provence-Alpes-Cote-d’Azur.
  • 5. Departments of Provence
    • Provence consists of six departments
    2-Hautes-Alpes (05)3-Alpes-Maritimes (06)4-Bouches-du-Rhône (13)5-Var (83)
    • Provence consists of six departments.
    4. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
    5. Hautes Alpes
    6. Alpes Maritimes
    13. Bouches-du-Rhône
    83. Var (Touloun)
    84. Vaucluse (Avignon)
    This is
    of where
    This is a picture of Provence and where the departments are located.
  • 6. The regional capital city of Provence is, Marseille.
    The regional capital cityof Provence
    Weather of Marseille
    • The summer/holiday season lasts for six months, from May to October, although also in April sometimes there are temperatures above 20 °C (68.0 °F).
    • 7. Winters are mild, with average temperature 12 °C (54 °F) during the day and 4 °C (39 °F) at night between December–January–February.
    • 8. Marseille in English also commonly spelled Marseilles.
    • 9. Marseille is the oldest city in France,
    • 10. Marseille has Greek, Roman and Christian heritage.
    • 11. Marseille is located on the southeast coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea.
  • The Flag of Provence.
    On 12 January 1999, Michel Vauzelle, President of the Regional Council, presented the Region's new flag. It combines the traditional gold and red vertical stripes of Provence, the dolphin of Dauphiné
  • 12. Geographical Information.
    The western boarder of the region consists of the plains of Comtat, Crau, and Camargue.
    This is a picture of a lavender field
    • Provence has many lavender fields. The lavender flowers are used to make perfume.
    • 13. They also have many parks and trail ways for people to walk on.
    • 14. They also have many beaches
    • 15. Provence borders a body of water, that body of water is the Mer
    This is a picture of a walkway for people to walk on.
    This is a picture of the Mediterranean Sea.(Mer Mediterranean)
    This is a picture of a beach in Provence
  • 16. A major castle in Provence
    Château d’ Allemagne-en-Provence
    • This castle is located in South-Eastern Provence.
    • 17. It is located in the department of
    • 18. Alpes-de- Haute-Provence.
    • 19. Unlike the other French town called Allemagne, which changed its name to Fleury Sur Orne in 1916 during World War I , Allemagne-en-Provence kept its name.
    • 20. The inhabitants are called Armagnois / Allemagniens (not Allemands French: Germans).
    • 21. The town is situated north of the Verdon River, about halfway between Manoque and the Lac du Sainte Croix , the largest reservoir in France, which forms the western end of the Verdon Gorge.
  • “Most Beautiful Village” in Provence
    Moustiers-Ste-Marie is a lovely medieval village in a gorgeous setting, near the Gorges de Verdon.
    • It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon.
    • 22. The village has been a center of the pottery trade, especially faïence, for centuries.
    • 23. A spring flows out of the cliff, creating a waterfall directly out of the center of town.
    • 24. This is a picture of the Notre-Dame church and bell tower with cliffs backdrop, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie
  • Foods from Provence
    This picture is of some bread from a market in Provence.
    • Provence has many kinds of , chocolate, cheese, breads, and wine.
    • 25. This is a picture of a grape vineyard.
    • 26. Provence is an area that has many foods.
    • 27. Some foods are, Bouillabaise (hot soup made with fish), Ratatouille (spicy dish of vegetable) and soupe au pistou (soup with pesto/basil).
    • 28. Bouillabaisse is a popular fish soup.
    • 29. Another meat that is famous in Provence is beef.
    • 30. Beef is often prepared as a stew called boeuf en daube with vegetables being a main staple served as a gratin, in salads or stuffed with meat.
    • 31. Cuisine of the region emphasizes seasonings such as herbs and garlic.
  • Places of Interest
    Aix-en Provence- Old town: 17th and 18th century character, Cours Mirabeau, St. Sauveur Cathedral, Fountain of the Nine Cannons and Thermal Water, Museum of Tapestry and the Paul Cézanne Museum.
    • Marseille- Oldest city in France, Greek, Roman and Christian heritage, old port, Canebiére, Saint Victor Basilica, Historic Marseille Museum, Fine Arts Museum
    • 32. Tarascon - Made famous by Alphonse Daudet's Tartarin apple pie, and fabrics, 13th century castle of King René, 10th century St. Marthe Church
    Aix-en Provence
  • 33. Abbaye De Montmajour
    Monuments/Museums/World heritage site Information
    • Abbaye De Montmajour was founded in 948 in the middle of the Arles countryside.
    • 34. It was built between the 10th and the 13th century.
    • 35. The Abbey is noted for its 11th-14th century graves, carved in the rock.
    • 36. It was an important pilgrimage site during the Middle Ages.
    • 37. The abbey is cared for as a historic monument by the Centre des monuments nationaux.
  • Technical tourism and sports
    • China, Pottery, Carpets, Pipes, Santons (Clay figures for Christmas nativity scenes), Soleiado fabrics.
    Horse Back Riding
    Sports in Provence
    • Hiking , Horseback Riding, Swimming, Golf, Soccer, and Biking.
    This is a picture of Pottery made in Provence