Sunday, October 17, 2010

The Santons and Christmas Cribs of Provence

The Santons Fair on the Canebière in Marseille is one of the city's most popular visitor attractions in the early winter - and there are many more such events around Southern France. But these santons are not simply tourist trinkets; they are an authentic and venerated folk tradition, and many provençal homes to this day maintain elaborate cribs. Click here to read more.

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