Best French festivals in South France 2020

Nezignan Fig Festival in Languedoc

x nezignan figThe end of August brings with it the Fig Festival in Nezignan l'Eveque, which you can not miss - well we can't because it is right outside our front door. Nezignan lEveque is famous for its figs. Not an awful lot has happened in Nezignan lEveque, but it is world reknowned for its figs. This tiny little village near Pezenas grows more than 90 different varieties, as well as producing 30% of France's Nougat.

Fig Festival in Languedoc

The fig festival takes place on Nezignan's Autour - the ancient circular street in the centre of the village that was once the home to the Bishop of Agde and his Abbey.