What’s on? June Events in Provence 2018
Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker:
There are many events this month including the Fête de la Saint Eloi. Saint Eloi is the patron saint of metalworkers, blacksmiths, cart drivers and craftsmen of all kinds. He is a particularly favourite saint here in les Alpilles. The Fête is normally transferred to the end of June rather than the 1st of December which is the official day. Most towns in the Bouches du Rhône dedicate a day of celebration to this saint. Normally, it starts with the decoration of a local horse cart using olive branches, wildflowers, and hay. The cart is then paraded throughout the town often followed by and different types of bull running. Oh, and copious amounts of rosé.
…Continue reading here for the detailed list of current events in the Bouches du Rhone for the month of June. This month is filled with fun festivals, but you might need to choose between cherries, walnut wine, music, bulls in the streets and a BBQ championship.
Via:: Curious Provence