CRAFTS & TERROIR OF PROVENCE
Olive oil, lavender and other crafts... we offer some authentic ideas. Enjoy the colourful stalls of our Provençal markets.
If you haven’t had time, visit Annie at the Baumanière Boutique. There must be a little piece of Provence to take with you to his shop.
THE MARKETS OF PROVENCE
Meet local producers and artisans
Wednesdays and Saturdays mornings. Location: on the church courtyard and in adjacent alleys
Friday morning in the village square
Wednesdays and Saturdays mornings.Location: boulevards des Lices, Georges-Clemenceau and Émile-Combes.
• Castellas olive oil: since 1997, Catherine & Jean-Benoît has been harvesting the olive on 45 hectares under the Protected Designation of Origin (AOP) of the Vallée des Baux de Provence and producing the famous Provence nectar.
They propose to you a tasting of their oils of character to the good taste of the Alpilles terroir and tell you about the varieties of olives (Salonenque, Aglandau, Grossane and Verdale) typical of the AOP.
To be found in the kitchen of our chefs!
• The glass blower
A glass blower for more than 40 years, Alban welcomes you in its crystal art to let you discover its know-how and its exceptional creations. It is also listening to shape your own creations.
Find Alban’s creations on the tables of the Oustau de Baumanière and at the Boutique de Baumanière
• The lavender wands
Lavender, a symbol of Provence, with its medicinal properties against insect bites, headaches, rheumatism… but also to perfume the linen or decorate the house.
Elsa Lenthal invites you to discover the secrets of braiding lavender wands in a workshop. It also offers beautiful handcrafted variations around lavender: soaps, candles, etc
Find Elsa’s wands at the Baumanière Boutique
• Ceramics and “thinking hand” pottery
If you are going to Arles, make a detour through Cécile Cayrol’s workshop.
It is in a sensitive journey impregnated with terroir and know-how that Cécile plunges you into her Provence with her pottery collection. His clay creations, designed with different lands, are the result of a research on form, fluidity and contrasts.
Its inspiration? To find structures and materials close to Provencal stone and earth.
Find Cécile’s creations on the tables of Oustau de Baumanière and at the Baumanière Boutique
Go There :
Atelier « La main qui pense »
15 rue tour de Fabre - Arles