What’s Going on in May Events in Provence 2018
On the 1st of May, make sure to visit the celebrations in Arles where the Fête des Gardians takes over the city. Worth a visit! You may even see the queen of les Arlesiennes.
This is the month of public holidays in France. Make sure to be aware of store closings. I would just give up on getting anything official done this month. Beware of “faire le pont” where everyone combines a public holiday with a weekend- even if the holiday is in the middle of the week!
You’ll find the landscape to be full of red poppies, wild peas, elderflower, rocket (arugula) and more. The markets display stunning varieties of artichokes, peas and mountains of fresh herbs.
…Continue reading here for the list of public holidays this month, and lots of ideas for how to take advantage of those days off.