Provence-Alpes-Côte d’ Azur This is a picture of France with Provence Highlighted in red. This is a picture of their flag. By :Kailey McCarthy
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
Provence is a great place to visit because is has beautiful scenery and a lot of stores.
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.
4. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence 5. Hautes Alpes 6. Alpes Maritimes 13. Bouches-du-Rhône 83. Var (Touloun) 84. Vaucluse (Avignon) This is another picture of where the depart- -ments are located. This is a picture of Provence and where the departments are located.
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).
Winters are mild, with average temperature 12 °C (54 °F) during the day and 4 °C (39 °F) at night between December–January–February.
Marseille in English also commonly spelled Marseilles.
Marseille has Greek, Roman and Christian heritage.
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
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.
They also have many parks and trail ways for people to walk on.
Another meat that is famous in Provence is beef.
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.
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
Tarascon - Made famous by Alphonse Daudet's Tartarin apple pie, and fabrics, 13th century castle of King René, 10th century St. Marthe Church
Marseille Aix-en Provence Tarascon
Abbaye De Montmajour Monuments/Museums/World heritage site Information
Abbaye De Montmajour was founded in 948 in the middle of the Arles countryside.
It was built between the 10th and the 13th century.
The Abbey is noted for its 11th-14th century graves, carved in the rock.
It was an important pilgrimage site during the Middle Ages.
The abbey is cared for as a historic monument by the Centre des monuments nationaux.