Mature Flâneur

The Grotto of Mary Magdalene in Provence

The cave where the saint supposedly lived in France

Tim Ward, Mature Flâneur
Globetrotters
Published in
10 min readMay 5, 2024

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A natural spring pool In the Grotto of Mary Magdalene. All photos by Tim Ward

One of the wildest myths of Provence is that Mary Magdalene (the disciple of Jesus) journeyed from Jerusalem to Marseille after Jesus’ crucifixion; there she converted the inhabitants to Christianity, and later retreated to a remote mountain grotto where she…

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Tim Ward, Mature Flâneur
Globetrotters

Author, communications expert and publisher of Changemakers Books, Tim is now a full time Mature Flaneur, wandering Europe with Teresa, his beloved wife.