"Lecturer certificated by the Ministry of Culture and licensed transport guide, I organize and assist individual and / or groups wishing to visit Provence in A/C minivan or upgrade sedan. Strongly attached to my Provençal roots, I designed a collection of priv..."Ask a question to Veronique F.
Discover Sainte Baume and its forest, Mecca of the traditions of Saint Mary Madeleine, its exceptional natural environment. I will tell you the story of Marie Madeleine, her arrival by boat to the village of Saintes Maries de la Mer, her mission of evangelization in Provence and her 30 years of prayer in the cave of Sainte Baume. I will you many legends as we walk and you will also discover unique plant species in the South of Europe. You will have access to the cave Sainte Marie Madeleine, one of the most important Christian pilgrimages (45 min walk).
Afternoon programme: the coolers of Sainte Baume
Sainte Baume massif is home to the largest concentration of coolers in the Mediterranean basin. Between the 17th and the 19th century, the province specialized in the manufacture and preservation of winter ice and transported it to Toulon and Marseille at summertime.