Var Culture and Events

Truffle Fair, Aups

White Truffles: Wednesday mornings in June and July

Black Truffles: Thursday mornings from last Thursday of November to end of February

Wear warm clothing to see demonstrations by truffle hunting dogs and pigs and enjoy special truffle menus at local restaurants. Contact Aups Tourist Office for details near the time. Tel: (00 33) 4 94 70 00 80

Mimosa Trail, From Bormes-les-Mimosas to Grasse

December 2016 - March 2017 (recommended)

Follow the scent of these beautiful winter blooming fragrant yellow flowers through 8 villages. Ask at Tourist Offices for routes.

St-Raphael - week of festivities ending with corso (floral floats). Contact Tourist Office, tel: (00 33) 4 94 19 52 52 for 2010 details.

Bormes les Mimosas Carnival of Flowers - floats, bands, flower fights. Tourist Office, tel: (00 33) 4 94 01 38 3

British Polo Day, Saint-Tropez

September 2017

A 'British day of polo' that has a programme of events on throughout the day. Expect champagne, lunch, a charity auction, several matches and prize giving ceremonies. A soiree continues the event throughout the evening. For further information telephone 04 94 55 22 12 or visit

Fig Festival, Sollies-Pont

End of August 2017

Tastings and other activities.

Regatta, Saint-Tropez

30 September – 8 October 2017

The most beautiful yachts in the world, traditional and modern, meet for annual regatta week at St Tropez.

Please check precise details and dates with event organisers before making your holiday and travel arrangements

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