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June 2017

Every June Le Bar-sur-Loup  06620 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fête de la St-Jean: Sunday closest to 24 June
Every Every Barbentane  13570 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Fete de la Saint Jean, with Charrette of draft horses in galloping procession
Every June Beuil  06470 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete de Village (Sun following 24th)

Cassis  13260 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Fete de la Mer, Fete des Pecheurs (fishermen)

Castellar  06500 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete de le Saint Jean et de la musique; petanque

Châteauneuf-du-Pape  84230 (Vaucluse) - Festival International de Musique

Châteauneuf-Villevieille  06390 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fête des Cerises

Coaraze  06390 (Alpes-Maritimes) -

Coaraze  06390 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fête communale and patronale

Digne-les-Bains  04000 (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) - Fête de la Musique

Eyragues  13630 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Fete de la Saint Eloi, with Charrette of draft horses in galloping procession

Les Ferres  06510 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete, Feux de la St Jean

Grimaud  83310 (Var) - Fete du moulin (windmill festival) Visit moulin St roch, with demo on making bread.

Manosque  04100 (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) - Journées Médiévales (every 2 years, even numbered years)

Martigues  13500 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Fete de la Mer et des Pecheurs (fishermen, fishing boats)

Maussane-lès-Alpilles  13520 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Fete Saint Eloi, with sheep-sheering contest, Charrette of draft horses, parade

Mouans-Sartoux  06370 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete, Feux de la St Jean

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie  04360 (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) - Fete, Feux de la St Jean

Pertuis  84120 (Vaucluse) - Grand Corso Fleuri, Flower Parade - floats and music; day and evening

Saint Rémy-de-Provence  13210 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Feu de la Saint Jean - parades, animations, dances around the fire - evening

Sauze  06470 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fête du pain (Bread festival)

Sospel  06380 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete de la Musique in the Saint Michel cathedral

Transhumance   - Transhumance, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (04)

Valensole  04210 (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) - Foire de la St Jean

Valréas  84600 (Vaucluse) - Nuit de Petit St Jean; night-time sound-and-light festival, with 400 costumed participants. - 21h45

Valréas  84600 (Vaucluse) - Foire annuelle de la St Jean. - 9h-18h

2-6 June Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer  13460 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Festival de la Camarge, Delta du Rhone - 9th annual, 2017 (Every June)
3-4 June Dieulefit  26220 (Drôme) - Pottery Market (Marché Potier) - Parc de la Baume
Every June Gargas  84400 (Vaucluse) - Fete de la Cerise (Every June)
4 June (holiday) Pentecost / Whitsuntide (Pentecôte)
5 June (holiday) Whit Monday (Lundi de Pentecôte)
Every June Istres  13800 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Feria et Fete de la St Etienne - animations, fetes, fireworks, garçons de café, etc - Centre Ville (Every June)
Every 1st Sun Cipières  06620 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fête patronale de la St-Claude
Every Beg Embrun  05200 (Hautes-Alpes) - Les Radeliers de la Durance, between St Clément and Embrun (17 km) - historic reconstitution of log rafts (Beg June)
Every June La Roque-d'Anthéron  13640 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Fete de la Cerise - Cherry Festival - parades, horses, folklorique groups - also a 10km walk. (Every June)

Saint Cézaire-sur-Siagne  06530 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete Provençale, Métiers d'Autrefois - Ancient Trades, Provence Costumes, Market (Every June)

Saint Tropez  83990 (Var) - Bravades Espagnols - traditional festival parade with costumes, celebrating a 1637 victory over 21 attacking galleries. - 8h, Place de la Mairie (Every June)

Every 2nd Sun Tourrette-Levens  06690 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fête du Printemps (Spring Festival):
Every June Guillaumes  06470 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete de La Transhumance - 9h, in the village (Every June)
Every Mid Levens  06670 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete Patronale de la Saint-Antoine (Mid June)
Every June Montauroux  83440 (Var) - Fete de la Transhumance (Every June)
17 June Ceyreste  13600 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Pottery Market (Marché Potier)
17-18 June Marseillan  34340 (Hérault) - Pottery Market (Marché Potier) - Le Port (Marseillan Plage)
18 June Father's Day (Fête des Pères)
21 June FETE DE LA MUSIQUE - celebrated throughout France, always 21 June. Many villages have the Music Festival the night of the 20th (2015) - Towns and villages everywhere, too many to list
Every June Saint Etienne-de-Tinée  06660 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fête de la Transhumance - 10h-17h (Every June)

Aix-en-Provence  13100 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Feux de la St Jean - Défilé, spectacle, bonfire. (Every June)

Arles  13200 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Les Fetes d'Arles - Feux de la St Jean (fireworks) (Every June) [Arles fetes ]

23-25 June Le Grau-du-Roi  30240 (Gard) - Fete Saint Pierre - Fete de la Mer & Pêcheurs (fishermen); abrivado, horses-bulls, boat jousting, fierworks
Every June Orange  84100 (Vaucluse) - Jazz Festival of Orange (Every June)

Entrevaux  04320 (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) - Fete de la St Jean, parade up to the chapel (Every June)

June Le Lavandou  83980 (Var) - Fete, Feu de la St Jean - on the beach (Every June)
Every June Levens  06670 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Feux de la St Jean (fireworks) - 18h30, Jardin public, La Colline (Every June)

Saint Martin-Vésubie  06450 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete de la St Jean (Every June)

Vence  06140 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete de la chapelle Saint-Raphaël, Feux de la St Jean (fireworks) - 19h, chapelle Saint-Raphaël (Every June)

Every 3rd weekend Miramas  13140 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Fête de la Saint-Jean
Every June Saint Paul-de-Vence  06570 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Feux de la St Jean (fireworks) - 19h Place de l'Eglise (Every June)

Escragnolles  06460 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete des Anes (Donkey Festival) (Every June)

Nice  06000 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fête de la Mer, Fete de la Saint Pierre - Port de Nice - Port de Nice (Every June)

June Saint Tropez  83990 (Var) - Fete de la Saint-Pierre (patron of the fishermen). procession with flambeaux. - 21h30 - 22h30 vieille ville (Every June)
Every June Cavaillon  84300 (Vaucluse) - Melon en fetes - Melon festival (Every June)

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin  06190 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete des Genêts (Flower Festival) - 29th Bal; 30th kids events (Every June)

Every 6th Claviers  83830 (Var) - Fête
Every 24th Colmars  04370 (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) - Fête de la St. Jean
Every Beg Le Tignet  06530 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fête patronale
Every Last Sat Les Baux-de-Provence  13520 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Fete de la St Jean; sound-and-light, fireworks from the plan du chateau. (Last Sat June)
Every Last weekend Chateaurenard  13160 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Medieval festival in the castle
Every Last Sun Tarascon  13150 (Bouches-du-Rhône) - Fêtes de la Tarasque & Tartarin - A Traditional and historical festival. - The Rhone and Pirates (Last Sun June) [Tarasque festival ]
Every End Sat Cadenet  84160 (Vaucluse) - Historical spectacle "Les Casteldelires" - music, theatre, sports, circus
Every End Jarjayes  05130 (Hautes-Alpes) - Fête Patronale

Le Lavandou  83980 (Var) - Fete de la St Pierre (Fishermens' festival) (End June)

Le Monêtier-les-Bains  05220 (Hautes-Alpes) - Fête village

Riez  04500 (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) - Fete de la Transhumance (End June)

Villefranche-sur-Mer  06230 (Alpes-Maritimes) - Fete des Pêcheurs - Fishermens' Festival

Every after 24th, Sun Châteaudouble  83300 (Var) - Fête
Every after 10th Sun Mane  04300 (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) - Fête votive de la St Laurent
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