A summer at La Provence An invitation to discover an emotion-packed land

To complete your gourmet experience, you can also count on the Préférence Provence label that was created in May 2020 by the Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis and the Bouchesdu-Rhône department to incite consumers to eat produce Made in Provence while supporting labelled entrepreneurs, farmers, shop-keepers and craftsmen who have been impacted by the health crisis.

A major incentive that encourages the consumption of products from the land, helps local supply channels and protects jobs in the area with a focus on short distribution channels and the provision of avoursome fresh produce. Simply delicious! Now comes the time to discover some of Provence’s most remarkable landmarks. Be sure to visit the spectacular Roquefavour Aqueduct, built between 1841 and 1847 by some 5,000 labourers including 300 stonemasons.

The world’s highest stone aqueductcarries water from the Durance all the way to Marseille and 36 other neighbouring boroughs via the Canal de Marseille. De+nitely not to be missed.As for nature, the Étang de Berre area is a rare natural environment made up of lagoons, wetlands and limestone hills.

Home to a rich diversity of ;ora and fauna, it represents a natural treasure for the world where its 3,000 hectares shelter a rich biodiversity with 359 bird species, 53 mammal species and 135 buttery species, making it an ideal candidate for the UNESCO world heritage list.