The 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 festivals calendar in France. The 2021 Nice carnival will take place from 6-20 February 2021. This enormous French carnival procession takes place over 15 days during the Mardi Gras.
One of the most colourful festivals of France is the annual Lemon festival in Menton. The Fête du Citron, is held during February in the coastal resort of Menton, on the French Riviera in between Monaco and the Italian border. The 2022 Menton Lemon festival in France will be the 88th edition of the festival and will take place from 12 to 27 February 2022.
For three long days during the middle of September, Menton swings to the unmistakeable Argentinian beat of the Tango. The Menton Tango festival in South France features impromptu performances in the street and organised Tango dances at hotels in the town.