Events in Provence

  • Yeah Festival, Lourmarin, Provence, France

    Yeah Festival, Lourmarin, Provence, France

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  • Aix-en-Provence, France

    Aix-en-Provence, France

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  • Marseille, Provence, France

    Marseille, Provence, France

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Provence is full to bursting with lively events – its cultural calendar has something for everyone from music and theatre to art and literature, with much of it taking place during the summer months to make the most of all that glorious sunshine. Here are just a few of the highlights you can choose from…

Féeries du Pont du Gard (2, 3, 9 & 10 June 2017)

Four evenings of sound, light, pyrotechnics and other special effects, music and aerial acrobatics.
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Les Nuits de la Citadelle in Sisteron (19 July-12 August 2017)

Dance, theatre and music in the magnificent setting of the old Comtes de Provence’s fortress.

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Les Luminessences du Palais des Papes (12 Aug-30 Sep 2017)

Discover Avignon’s history through magnificent scenography and special effects: a visual narrative is projected on all the walls and floors of the palace’s Court of Honour. It’s a stunning 3D reconstruction for all ages that transforms this ancient structure into an open-air theatre.

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Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez (30 Sep-8 Oct 2017)

The glitzy coastal resort’s most famous sailing event.

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Music festivals

Pop/Rock – Yeah Festival, Lourmarin (Juin)

Jazz – Juan-les-Pins (July), Porquerolles (July), Toulon (July), Ramatuelle (August)

Opera – Aix-en-Provence Lyric Art Festival (July), Chorégies d’Orange (July-August)

Classical – International Piano Festival, La Roque d’Anthéron, Bouches-du-Rhône (July), medieval music in Le Thoronet, Var (July)

 

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