September Events
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September Events in Provence 2017

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: August is a quiet month in Provence where everyone believes it to be their right to do absolutely nothing (farniente) that requires any energy (other than catching up with friends, sunbathing by the pool or on the beach) In September, there are plenty of festivals …

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July Events Provence
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July Events in Provence 2017

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Juillet/July Events in Provence 2017 It’s full summer here in Provence. The cigales are singing (quite loudly I must say!) and the sunflowers and lavender are in full bloom. The ballet (or science?) of knowing when to open and close your shutters has been mastered for all …

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Jill Steenhuis Artist June Events Aix-en-Provence
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June Events in and around Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: As usual in June, so many events in Aix-en-Provence, some regular, others new – here goes: Talented local artist Jill Steenhuis will be showing her colourful Impressionistic paintings along with sculptures by her husband and son, Serge and Sergio Ruffato in the ancient rooms of …

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Envie Epicurieuse
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Social Climbing: Envie Epicurieuse Wine Event is June 4

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Sunday June 4 is the 6th annual Envie Epicurieuse in Provence, a day of nature, hiking, food, wine and music. My friend Kelly McAuliffe, who’ll be the sommelier for the day, was there last year and says:”It blew my mind…it was so much fun. …

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April in Provence
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Find out What is Happening: April Events in Provence 2017

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Punnets full of the best tasting strawberries you’ve ever imagined have arrived at the local veg shop. There are new leaves on the trees and yes, it’s my birthday month! The locals say that the season officially starts at Easter. To mark this, it …

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August Events in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: This is the month where just about the whole of Northern France descends onto the beaches of the Cote d’Azur. On the radio they announce “black weekends” which signify lots of Parisians heading south causing a rather lot of traffic. Everyone is finally on vacation. …

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Green Walnuts for wine #TastesofProvence @CuriousProvence
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June Events in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Green Walnuts are traditionally picked on June 24th to make walnut wine June in Provence There are many events this month but the most common is the Fête de la Saint Eloi. Saint Eloi is the patron saint of metal workers, blacksmiths, cart drivers …

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Festival d'Aix @Aixcentric
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Aix en Juin – the Prelude to the Festival

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This is an annual musical programme of recitals, rehearsals and concerts in the lead up to the 68th ‘Festival d’Aix-en-Provence’. A 15€ pass will get you in to everything; otherwise you can pay 5€ entry…though some events are free. PARADE(S) is the big free concert …Continue reading …

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Vivre Côté Sud is June 3 to 6 in Aix

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: The 18th edition of the popular design fair called Vivre Côté Sud takes place June 3 to 6 in the Parc Jourdan in Aix. As in years past, the exhibitors (250 or so of them) will be organized by theme, the cumulative effect being a delicious, over-the-top …

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May Events in Provence @CuriousProvence
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May Events in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: May in Provence is the continuation of annual flower markets and the beginning of the abrivado season. Horse festivals, running of the bulls…For me, the season really starts with the 1st of May celebrations in Arles where the Fête des Gardians …Continue reading here for Ashley’s …

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