11 February - 1 March 2017
This is an important lemon production area and Menton’s annual Lemon Festival celebrates the harvest through colourful processions and displays.
17 - 28 May 2017
70th Cannes Film Festival. One of the world’s biggest film events attracting thousands of film professionals and journalists.
Gypsies from across Europe descend upon this tiny Camargue village each year to honour their patron saint. The statue of Black Sarah along with those of Mary Jacobe and Mary Salome are taken to the sea and blessed.
16 May 2017
Spectacular sight of farmers leading thousands of sheep through the town.
23 - 26 June 2017
On the last weekend of June each year, festivities and music commemorate Sainte Marthe’s defeat of the dragon who devoured the local children. This ancient festival dates back to the fifteenth century.
Recontres d'Arles, Arles
3 July - 24 September 2017
Huge photography festival with over 60 exhibitions including New York Times magazine photographs.
July and August 2017
Very popular international event where fireworks are show-cased over 6 nights.
2017 dates TBC
Traditional provencal festival with arts and crafts and lavender-based products and gifts for sale.
12 -15 August 2017
Cowboys on horseback herd bulls through the town.
12 - 17 September 2017
The Cannes Yachting Festival takes place every September in the fabulous surroundings of the beautiful bay of Cannes. It is the first show in the boating season and Europe's leading in-water boating event. Many major players in the boating world come here every year to showcase their new worldwide models.
Please check precise details and dates with the event organisers before making your holiday and travel arrangements.