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March Calendar of Annual Events

Events, fetes, holidays in Provence


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More Carnivals, and many transhumance fêtes in March. The last month of the weekly truffle markets.
March winds were good for the windmills of Provence, including Daudet's windmill at Fontvieille south of Avignon.

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March 2017

Jan Richerenches  84600 (Vaucluse) - Largest Truffle Market of Provence (Nov - Mar)
3 Jan--13 Mar Limoux  11300 (Aude) - Carnaval de Limoux, every Sat-Sun, Jan to March (Every Jan) [Limoux ]
14 Feb--1 Mar Menton  06500 (Alpes-Maritimes) - FETE DU CITRON - Lemon Festival, parades, fireworks (Every Feb) [www.feteducitron.com ]
Every Mar Eyragues  13630 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Carreto Ramado: Charrette of draft horses in galloping procession

Manosque  04100 (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) - Foire des Rameaux - in the old town and the circular boulevards

1 Mar Ash Wednesday, begins Lent (Carême), 6-1/2 weeks before Easter
4 Mar Le Grau-du-Roi  30240 (Gard) - Festival Abrivado des Plages - Horses and bulls on the beach. Plage du Boucanet; depart centre hospitalier to the parking de la Plagette
4-13 Mar Nice  06000 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Foire Internationale de Nice - Palais des expositions (Every Mar)
Every 1st weekend Golfe-Juan  06220 (Alpes-Maritimes) - The Return of Napoleon - Reinactment the debarkation on his return from Elba, 15 Mar 1815.
10-11 Mar Saint Rémy-de-Provence  13210 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Carnaval (Every Mar)
11 Mar Aups  83630 (Var) - Carnaval (Every Mar)

Guillaumes  06470 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Foire de Printemts - Spring Fair (Every Mar)

Peillon  06440 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Carnaval de Peillon (Every Mar)

12 Mar Arles  13200 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Carnaval - Drôlede Carnaval (Every Mar)

Nice  06000 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Paris-Nice Cycling Race, arrival in Nice - Stage 8 Nice - Nice loop (Every Mar)

Every Mar Martigues  13500 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Carnaval - evening parade through the town (Every Mar)
19 Mar Le Lavandou  83980 (Var) - Grand Corso Fleuri, Flower Parade - Many floats (Every Mar)

Saint Cézaire-sur-Siagne  06530 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Course de Côte Historique - Classic sports cars hillclimb. (Every Mar)

20-28 Mar Nice  06000 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Festin des Cougourdons - celebrating the arrival of Spring, with folk dancing and squashes. - Cimiez gardens (Every Mar)
25-26 Mar Valbonne  06560 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete des Jardins - Plants and gardens festival (Every Mar)
Easter Mon Fontaine-de-Vaucluse  84800 (Vaucluse) - Easter Fête (Easter Mon Mar)
31 Mar--2 Apr Journées des métiers d'art - Days of Artists workshops
Every Last weekend Gonfaron (Village de tortues)  83590 (Var) - Flying Donkey Festival (Fête de l'âne volant)
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