Provence-Alpes-Côte d’ Azur<br />This is a picture of France<br />with Provence<br />Highlighted<br />in red.<br />This is a picture of their flag.<br />By :Kailey McCarthy<br />
The location of Provence.<br />Provence is highlighted in orange.<br />It is the direct descendent of the historical French province of Provence.<br />It’s boarders are more or less the same as old.<br />Provence is located in the Southern part of France<br /><ul><li>Provence is located between the Mediterranean coastline and the Alps
It has great location and climate</li></ul>which the tourists love.<br /><ul><li>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.</li></li></ul><li>Provence in English and French<br />Provence-Alpes-Côte d’ Azur is one of the 22 regions of France.<br />The name for Provence in English is, Provence-Alpes-Azur.<br />The name of Provence in French is, Provence-Alpes-Cote-d’Azur.<br />
Departments of Provence<br /><ul><li>Provence consists of six departments</li></ul>1-Alpes-de-Haute-Provence(04)<br />2-Hautes-Alpes (05)3-Alpes-Maritimes (06)4-Bouches-du-Rhône (13)5-Var (83)<br />6-Vaucluse(84)<br /><ul><li>Provence consists of six departments.</li></ul>4. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence<br />5. Hautes Alpes <br />6. Alpes Maritimes<br />13. Bouches-du-Rhône<br />83. Var (Touloun) <br />84. Vaucluse (Avignon)<br />This is<br />another<br />picture<br />of where<br />the <br />depart-<br />-ments<br />are<br />located.<br />This is a picture of Provence and where the departments are located.<br />
The regional capital city of Provence is, Marseille. <br />The regional capital cityof Provence<br />Weather of Marseille<br /><ul><li>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. </li></li></ul><li>The Flag of Provence.<br />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<br />
Geographical Information.<br />The western boarder of the region consists of the plains of Comtat, Crau, and Camargue.<br />This is a picture of a lavender field<br /><ul><li>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.
Provence borders a body of water, that body of water is the Mer</li></ul>Mediterranean.<br />This is a picture of a walkway for people to walk on.<br />This is a picture of the Mediterranean Sea.(Mer Mediterranean)<br />This is a picture of a beach in Provence<br />
A major castle in Provence<br />Château d’ Allemagne-en-Provence<br /><ul><li>This castle is located in South-Eastern Provence.
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.
The inhabitants are called Armagnois / Allemagniens (not Allemands French: Germans).
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.</li></li></ul><li>“Most Beautiful Village” in Provence<br />Moustiers-Ste-Marie is a lovely medieval village in a gorgeous setting, near the Gorges de Verdon.<br /><ul><li>It lies at the western entrance to the Gorges du Verdon.
The village has been a center of the pottery trade, especially faïence, for centuries.
A spring flows out of the cliff, creating a waterfall directly out of the center of town.
This is a picture of the Notre-Dame church and bell tower with cliffs backdrop, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie</li></li></ul><li>Foods from Provence<br />This picture is of some bread from a market in Provence.<br /><ul><li> Provence has many kinds of , chocolate, cheese, breads, and wine.
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.</li></li></ul><li>Places of Interest<br />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.<br /><ul><li>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 </li></ul>Marseille<br />Aix-en Provence<br />Tarascon<br />
Abbaye De Montmajour<br />Monuments/Museums/World heritage site Information<br /><ul><li>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.</li></li></ul><li>Technical tourism and sports<br />Golf<br /><ul><li>China, Pottery, Carpets, Pipes, Santons (Clay figures for Christmas nativity scenes), Soleiado fabrics. </li></ul>Biking<br />Hiking<br />Horse Back Riding<br />Sports in Provence<br /><ul><li>Hiking , Horseback Riding, Swimming, Golf, Soccer, and Biking.</li></ul>This is a picture of Pottery made in Provence<br />
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