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The must-see events in Provence and French Riviera

Thème : Events - Auteur : Gerlinde (11/10/2022)

Carnival in Nice

The carnival in Nice is, in European terms, equivalent to the world-famous carnival in Rio. Taking part in this event is a real pleasure to be shared with your family and friends. For a fortnight, you will experience a wealth of emotions with beautiful flower-decorated floats, musical groups from all over the world and floral battles. In February, the city of Nice is festive, and posters a joyful atmosphere all over the rest of the year.

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The Cannes Film Festival

Every year in May, the entire film gotha gathers on the Croisette where everything revolves around the cinematic universe. It is the highlight of the year in Cannes. The famous red carpet stairway of the Palais des Festivals showcasing the latest stars is a must-see for the media from all over the world. But if you are more interested to see films than to observe people, the open air Cinéma de la Plage shows every night films that have gone down in history. Cannes in May guarantees that you'll be in a worldwide event.

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The Chorégies d'Orange

The UNESCO World Heritage site, built in the 1st century B.C., the Roman Theatre is the setting for the Chorégies d'Orange, France's oldest music festival. For those passionate about opera and classical music, it is an unmissable annual gathering. The exceptional acoustics of the venue as well as the quality of the performances and concerts make this prestigious event a world reference.

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The car racings

Would you enjoy to take your racing car for a few laps around the circuit? The Paul Ricard circuit of Le Castellet, in the Var department and close to the seaside resorts of Bandol and Sanary-sur-Mer offers you the opportunity for some high-speed training. The circuit also hosts the 24-hour race dedicated exclusively to historic vintage cars. The Monte Carlo Grand Prix, internationally renowned, is the event of the year in the Principality of Monaco.The motorsport‘s best of the best meet in this famous place for an effervescent weekend.

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The Avignon Festival

The Avignon Festival has been for almost 75 years the godfather of French theatre comprising all its diversity and creativity. For those passionate about theatrical stages, this is the July event not to be missed. Performances take place on the large square in front of the majestic Papal Palace but also throughout the city in the open air. More than that, there are also exhibitions, film screenings, discussions and street partie until late at night.

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