Without doubt the greatest festival in Languedoc. Beziers comes alive in spectacular fashion with fireworks, street entertainment and a daily Spanish corrida. There is also an important wine festival in Beziers at the
In late June and early July, Montpellier is home to a three week festival of traditional music and danse from around the world. The Montpellier Danse festival takes place in the old Ursuline convent, the Comedie, Le Corum and
The Languedoc region has some excellent festivals that perfectly sum up the relaxed way of life in the South of France. If you are visiting the Languedoc, then follow our guide to find the best Languedoc festivals month by month. From the obscure festivals dedicated to figs and apricots, to the large Languedoc festivals which attract thousands and thousands of
A huge gypsy fair is held in Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer every year towards the end of May. This fair has a long old history. The story starts shortly after the Crucifixion of Christ, when many of his disciples were being hunted out of
The Worldwide French music festival 2020 will be held from 3 to 11 July 2020. This will be the 15th year that this French music festival has taken place in Sete and it is one of the best French music festivals for modern Jazz, Funk and World Music. The 2020 Worldwide French music festival line up will be announced during early 2020.
The Fete de Drac or Dragon festival in Mondragon, South of France, has been taking place for the last 40 years. The origins of the festival is a local old legend of a dragon that appears on the banks of the Rhone river and captures unsuspecting virgins from the village of Mondragon. This festival is always a raucus affair, with plenty of fireworks, fancy dress and general mayhem.
The Fiest'A de Sete is a World music festival in France covering a wide range of musical styles from North Africa and Europe. The dates for the 2017 Fiest'A de Sete have just been announced and it takes place from 22 July
Beaucaire, South France, is a pretty little place, with parks situated all along the canal banks. The best time to visit Beaucaire is during the Estivales in July, a large festival reconstructing of the town's historic medieval fair.
Sitting on the edge of the Petite Camargue, the old town of Saint-Gilles is a pleasant place to wander around, with its narrow windy streets. Through the centre of Saint-Gilles runs the
MAPIC Cannes 2020 is the International Retail Property Marketing show held at the Palais de Festivals, Cannes, in November each year. This exhibition and conference for companies specialising in retail development, is held over 3 full days and encompasses over 7,500 participants including exhibitors and keynote industry speakers.
MIPTV Cannes 2020 will take place from 30 March to 2 April 2020. MIP TV is a massive TV content marketing show that brings together everybody involved in the TV, film, digital and video industry. It is actually 4 conferences in one: MIP Digital Fronts, MIPDOC, MIPFormats and MIPTV.
MIPIM Cannes 2020 is the International Real Estate show held at the Palais des Festivals, Cannes, in March or April each year. MIPIM 2020 Cannes will be held from 10-13 March 2020. This huge property market exhibition and conference is held over 4 full days and encompasses over 20,000 participants.
The 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. Featuring all manner of fig related products, as well as
It is quite incredible that the Nice Jazz festival was the very first jazz festival in the world. The inaugural Festival de Jazz Nice was held in February 1948, 70 years ago. The 2020 Nice Jazz festival is the 70th Jazz event on the French Riviera and will take place from 17 to 21 July 2020 at the Théatre de Verdure, Place Masséna, Nice.
Le Poulain festival South France, held in the historic town of Pezenasis at the start of Lent in late February or early March, is a great festival to visit. The festival features a
For lovers of theatre, dance and contemporary art, the Festival d'Avignon remains a major yearly event. The 70th Festival d'Avignon will take place from 2nd to 31st July 2016. The Festival d'Avignon is becoming a major international event for this beautiful city in South France.
The Water Jousting festival in Sete, France, originated in Sete centuries ago. This sport is now a passionate fixture of Languedoc traditional culture. Water jousting is really one of the most unusual sports from around the