Events and Festivals

We love the simple pleasures of Provence, but also enjoy taking in some of the fantastic events and festivals that take place across the region. From ‘Son et Lumiere’ shows, to Arts Festivals and local celebrations for local products – there is always something going on and here are some of our favourites:

Carrieres de Lumieres – incredible immersive light show in the ancient quarries at Les Baux featuring the work of well-known artists – 2019 (Van Gogh) 2020 (Salvador Dali) : Carrieres de Lumieres

Avignon Festival – a superb arts festival taking place in July, when the streets, spaces and theatres of Avignon fill with performers and events : Avignon Festival

Antiques & Art in L’Isle Sur La Sorgue – already renowned for its weekly Brocante market and range of galleries,  the town and park fill with antiques and art stalls from across Europe offering something for everyone: Antiques Art & You

Fete de la Lavande, Sault – The pretty town at the base of Mont Ventoux turns purple in celebration of the local lavender renowned across the world : Fete de la Lavande

Fete Du Citron in Menton – Escape the dull, grey, flat days of February and visit beautiful Menton on the Riviera to experience the incredible citrus constructions & parades, bright, scented and simply fun: Fete du Citron

Carnaval de Nice – From stunning floral floats in the Bataille des Fleurs to the amazing satirical constructions of the evening Parade of Lights, Nice Carnaval provides a colourful and vibrant event in February, perfect to pair with a visit to the Fete du Citron: Carnaval de Nice

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