Presentation on theme: "By leandra mccrary. history. In the early 1900s, Provence was one of the poorer regions of France. Famous for its beautiful vistas, temperate climate."— Presentation transcript:
history. In the early 1900s, Provence was one of the poorer regions of France. Famous for its beautiful vistas, temperate climate and cuisine, Provence has since become a very popular tourist destination.
La culture Picasso Provence-When Pablo Picasso moved to Provence in his 70s in 1959, it was partly to escape the glare of public life in Cannes, he bought the original Cézanne's Ste.-Victoire,"
Gordes is a village that you must see. Gordes is famous for its beauty Or Arles is a roman city in Provence that is known for its ruins
Les specialties' a manger Provence is the birthplace of three world-renowned dishes: salade Nicoise, bouillabaisse and ratatouille. Ratatouille is simply stewed vegetables--tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, onion-- swimming in fruity, garlic- tinged olive oil.
With dry, warm summers and cool, wet winters, the Provencal climate produces abundant fruits and vegetables that find their way into traditional cuisine. Typical vegetables in regional dishes includes peppers, mushrooms, artichokes, potatoes, beans, Swiss chard and squashes. Many sweet and savory Provencal dishes employ fruits and nuts, such as citrus, melons, apricots, peaches, cherries, quinces, figs, pine nuts and hazelnuts and almonds.
Les endroits a visiter- Arles, an ancient roman city in Provence- Arles, an ancient roman city in Provence- Gordes — beautiful old village perched on the edge of the Plateau de Vaucluse cliffs, 12th-c castle. Gordes — beautiful old village perched on the edge of the Plateau de Vaucluse cliffs, 12th-c castle. The painter André Lhote also lived in Gordes You must also see the vista’s in provence You must also see the vista’s in provence
Les fetes- festivals Santon festivals begin in October, starting with Tourrettes- sur-Loup the first weekend, 1-2 Oct and Guillaumes 8-9 Oct. Music festivals with organ and singing take place in Aix-en- Provence, Mougins and Peillon. Chestnut Festivals (Fete des Chataignes) are the October highlight