• Best South France festivals 2016

    fete de drac365 The South of France is the festival capital of France. There is not a week that goes by without some festival or event taking place. Be it massive carnival processions or small food festivals, the South of France corners the market in the most

  • Best South France festivals: Dragon festival, Mondragon

    Fete drac2The annual Dragon festival in Mondragon, South France, is always a lively affair, with plenty of fireworks, firecrackers and general mayhem. The main event takes place at night when virtually the whole town comes out to join in the procession.

  • Feria de la Peche et de l'Abricot

    feria de peche366Sitting on the edge of the Camargue, South of France, the old town of Saint-Gilles is a pleasant place to wander around, with its narrow windy streets. The biggest

  • Feria de Pentecost, Nimes

    nimes pentecoteThe Feria de Pentecost is Nimes' most important festival, held on the fifth weekend after Easter. The Nimes ferias are widely regarded as the most lively festival in South France.

  • Festival d'Avignon, South France

    avignonFor lovers of theatre, dance and contemporary art, the Festival d'Avignon remains a major yearly event. The Festival d'Avignon is becoming a major arts event for this beautiful city in South France.

  • Festivals South of France: Gypsy Fair, Saintes-maries

    gitansA huge gypsy fair is held every year in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer towards the end of May. This ancient South France festival has a long old history. What makes Les Saintes-maries-de-la-mer standout however has

  • MAPIC Cannes 2016

    mapic cannesMAPIC Cannes is the International Retail Property Marketing show held at the Palais de Festivals, Cannes, in November each year. This exhibition and conference for companies specialising in retail development, is held over 3 full days and encompasses over 7,500 participants including exhibitors and keynote industry speakers. It includes everything from large scale Shopping Mall developers to retailers and

  • Medieval fair - Beaucaire, South France

    sommieresBeaucaire, on the edge of the Rhone river in South France, is a pretty little place, with parks situated all along the canal banks. The best time to visit Beaucaire is either during June's Fete du

  • Menton Lemon festival 2017

    menton lemon festivalOne of the most colourful festivals of France is the annual Menton Lemon festival. The Fête du Citron, is held during last weeks of February in the coastal resort of Menton, on the French Riviera in between Monaco and the Italian border. The

  • Menton Mediterranean garden festival

    menton garde festival366During the month of June, the town of Menton throw open the doors to its public and private gardens. Due to its unique micro-climate, Menton has always prided itself on the quality of its gardens and horticulture. 

  • Menton South of France Tango dance festival 2016

    menton tangoFor three long days during the middle of July, Menton swings to the unmistakeable Argentinian beat of the Tango. Whether it be at impromptu performances in the street or organised dances at hotels in the town, it will be difficult to avoid the

  • MIP Com Cannes 2016

    mipcomThe MIPCOM world entertainment content market meeting, will take place at the Palais des festivals, Cannes, from 17-20 October 2016.

  • MIP TV Cannes 2017

    365miptv cannes france2MIPTV Cannes 2017 will take place from 13-16 April 2017. MIP TV is a massive TV content marketing show that brings together everybody involved in the TV, film, digital and video industry. It is actually 4 conferences in one: MIP Digital Fronts, MIPDOC, MIPFormats and MIPTV. Participants attending include the big TV production companies, studio heads, the distribution

  • Montpellier Danse - South France festival

    Montpellier danseIn late June and early July, Montpellier is home to a three week South France festival of traditional music and danse from around the world. The Montpellier Danse festival takes place in the

  • Nice carnival 2017

    nice carnaval1The Nice Carnival is the oldest and one of the biggest carnivals in the World. It is also one of the most important dates in the annual Nice, France, festivals calendar. The 2017 Nice carnival will take place from 10 to 26 February 2017. This enormous French carnival procession takes place over 15 days during the Mardi Gras.

  • Nice Jazz festival 2016

    nice jazzIt is quite incredible that the Nice Jazz festival was the very first jazz festival in the world. The inaugural Festival de Jazz Nice was held in February 1948, nearly 70 years ago. The 2016 Nice Jazz festival is the 67th Jazz event on the French Riviera and will take place from 16 to 20 July 2016 at the Théatre de Verdure, Place Masséna, Nice. 

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