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Fête de la Transhumance (whit monday) - Tourist Office of Saint-Remy de Provence

Fête de la Transhumance (whit monday)

On Whit Monday 
One of the most beautiful traditional festivals of Provence. Every year, flocks of sheep leaving the Provence in the spring to pastures in the Alps.This trip was formerly on foot, sometimes requiring more than ten days' journey. This festival recreates an ancient custom.
It meets every year all the farmers of the region and their herds, more than 4000 sheep, lambs and rams and goats and donkeys transhumance framed by shepherds in traditional costume parade in the morning around the city center.
All day, flea market and cheeses-fair
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