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April Calendar of Annual Events

Events, fetes, holidays in Provence


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Spring festivals and market begin in April, with some transhumance fêtes and many Medieval festivals in Provence.
The Spring bird migrations across the Camargue make it a good time to see the largest flocks of flamingos.

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April 2017

31 Mar--2 Apr Journées des métiers d'art - Days of Artists workshops
Every Apr Bauduen  83630 (Var) - Fête de la village

Caromb  84330 (Vaucluse) - Fête champêtre, Lac du Paty

Carpentras  84200 (Vaucluse) - Fete de la Truffe d'Ete

Fréjus  83600 (Var) - Fête des Plantes, Parc Aurélien

La Garde-Freinet  83680 (Var) - Fete de Printemps - Spring Festival

La Garde-Freinet  83680 (Var) - Fête de la transhumance

Grasse  06130 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Grasse-Alpine Auto Rally

Istres  13800 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Fête St-Etienne

Mazan  84380 (Vaucluse) - Foire aux Chevaux à Mazan (horses), with brocante

Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer  83820 (Var) - Fête de l'olive - CANCELLED 2013

Sospel  06380 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fête des Mais - corn festival

2 Apr Tourrette-Levens  06690 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete Médiévale - Medieval Festival - 10h-18h, chateau and village
Every Easter Sat-Mon Vence  06140 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fetes de Pâques (Easter Fair); Folklorique dances; Sunday: parade, Corso Fleuri, Flower Parade, bataille de fleurs. (Easter Sat-Mon Apr)
Every Apr Ollioules  83190 (Var) - Fête des Feurs - Corso parade, Bataille des Fleurs - from 14h30 (Every Apr)
8-9 Apr Cogolin  83310 (Var) - Fete, Marché medieval - Medieval Festival, Market
Every Apr Cannes  06400 (Alpes-Maritimes) - MIPtv / MILIA - Palais des Festivals (Every Apr)
9 Apr Palm Sunday (Rameaux) (final Sunday before Easter, 6th and last Sun of Lent)
9 Apr Arles  13200 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Foire de Printemps - Spring Fair, Transhumance, Depart Moutons (Sheep) in the morning - Moulès (12 km east of Arles)
10-23 Apr Aix-en-Provence  13100 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Festival de Paques - Easter Music Festival (Every Apr) [www.festivalpaques.com ]
14 Apr Roquebrune-Cap-Martin  06190 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Procession aux Limaces
-17 Apr 17 yy Arles  13200 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Easter Feria in the Roman Arena, marking the start of the French bullfighting season
15-16 Apr Carcassonne  11000 (Aude) - Medieval Tournement

Orange  84100 (Vaucluse) - Le Prince d'Orange, Medieval gathering; Historical market

Peyrolles-en-Provence  13860 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Foire du Roi René - Medieval market and events

15-17 Apr Bandol  83150 (Var) - Pottery Market (Marché Potier) - 10h-19h Quai Port du Bandol
16 Apr (holiday) Easter (Pâques)
16 Apr Le Bar-sur-Loup  06620 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Orange Festival - Fête de l'orange - Concours de vin d'orange, foire artisanale,musique et danses traditionnelles - Easter Monday (Easter Mon Apr) [Bar-sur-Loup Fete ]

Barjac  30430 (Gard) - Large Foire Brocante, Flea market (Easter) - Every Easter, Every 15-August (Every Apr)

L' Isle-sur-la-Sorgue  84800 (Vaucluse) - Large Foire Brocante, Flea market (Easter) - Easter (Pâques) (Every Apr)

16-17 Apr Bonnieux  84480 (Vaucluse) - Pottery Market (Marché Potier) Terres de Provence

Uzès  30700 (Gard) - Pottery Market (Marché Potier) - Place aux Herbes

Le Vigan  30120 (Gard) - Pottery Market (Marché Potier) - Place du Marche

17 Apr (holiday) Easter Monday (Lundi de Pâques)
Every Apr - May Antibes  06600 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Salon Antiquaires - Antiques at Antibes 'Art Fair' - Port Vauban, 41st annual (Every Apr) [Antibes antiquaires ]
Every 3rd Sun Cadenet  84160 (Vaucluse) - Carnival - Floral Festival, and vintage automobiles
Every Apr Châteauneuf-du-Pape  84230 (Vaucluse) - Fête des Vignerons - Wine Festival (St Marc 25th) (Every Apr)
-29 Apr Fréjus  83600 (Var) - Fete de la St Pons - Traditional festival for the agriculteurs (Every Apr)

Lourmarin  84160 (Vaucluse) - Fête Renaissance - Medieval Festival, Renaissance Fair (Every Apr) [www.chateau-de-lourmarin.com ]

29 Apr--1 May Aigues-Mortes  30220 (Gard) - Medieval events - Les Gransd tournois d'Aigues-Morte (Jousting) (Every Apr)

Saint Jean-de-Maruéjols  30 (Gard) - Fête Médiévale - Medieval Festival

29-30 Apr Falicon  06950 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fête de l'Oeillet (Every Apr)

Saint Maximin  83470 (Var) - Foire Medieval de la quinzaine - Medieval Fair

Apr Orange  84100 (Vaucluse) - Fete Medieval - Medieval Festival - 10h-19h centre ville (Every Apr)
Every Beg Saint Saturnin-lès-Apt  84490 (Vaucluse) - Fête de village for La Tuillier, 6 km west, same commune
Every Last Sun Apt  84400 (Vaucluse) - Fête de Sainte Anne
Every after 23rd, Sun Le Chaffaut-Saint Jurson  04510 (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) - Fête communal
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