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Diary - March 2017

Mimosa Trailpuce Mimosa Trail
This is the period to set out on the "mimosa trail" in the pleasant winter sunshine, surrounded by sumptuous landscapes, passing through these 8 delightful stop overs : Bormes, le Rayol Canadel, Ste Maxime, St Raphaël, Mandelieu, Tanneron, Pégomas finishing in Grasse with a visit to the museum of perfume.
from mid January to mid March
Truffle markets Last days for the truffle season
The markets are open from November to March (mornings):
Richerenches: Saturday
Carpentras: Friday
Aups: Thursday
Tasting omelet with truffles every Saturday at noon in Richerenches
Collection Passion in Draguignanpuce Collection Passion
in Draguignan

You are a collect addict ?... then this festival is for you and all lovers of collections of all kinds including postcard
March 4th-5th
Nice International Fairpuce Nice International Fair
One of the most popular events of the French Riviera with more 140 000 visitors and 1 200 exhibitors.
March 4th-13th
Printemps des Poetespuce Le Printemps des Poètes
The theme this year: "Africa". Readings, exposure, conferences, workshops of poetry ... many events will celebrate the poem in all the area
Toulon, Fréjus, Aix, St Raphaël ...
March 4th-19th
the cuvee des Princesses in Courthezonpuce Women's day - Cuvée des Princesses in Courthézon
To celebrate the Women's Day, 4 juries of women taste and select the best wine for the cuvee des Princesses. Wine tasting, craft fair ... of course men are welcome.
March 8th
Paris Nicecarre Cycling race Paris Nice
One last push on the pedals for the arrival of the famous race on the Promenade des Anglais after 1 230 km, 2 stops in Provence French Riviera : March 10th from Aubagne to Fayence, Mars 11th from Nice to Roubion and the final at Nice by the col d'Eze
March 10th-12th
Festival Voix de Femmes à saint Martin de Craupuce 15th Women Voices Festival
at St Martin de Crau

A festival that pays tribute to women artists, actresses, humorists and women voices in French music, jazz and world music
March 11th - 26th
Babel Med Music in Marseillepuce Babel Med Music
in Marseille

3 days and 3 nights of music, partying, dating around the world music. 250 artists, 30 concerts ... 13 000 spectators expected in the baroque setting and post-industrial Dock des Suds
March 16th-18th
Printemps des Arts in Monte Carlopuce Le Printemps des Arts
in Monte-Carlo

offers a selection of musical events of international quality, portraits of composers ... an approach to music and different inventive or rub concerts, shows, dance & visual arts.
March 17th - April 8th
Le Lavandou flower paradepuce Lavandou Corso
This great flower procession takes over the town in a party mood, with more than 20 floral floats, a flower battle, flag throwers and a brass band, making this great colourful and lively parade one of the most magnificent events at the start of the season.
March 19th
Aubagne Film Festivalpuce Film Festival in Aubagne
Movies lovers, film music lovers and everything related to the soundtrack and movies creation, this festival is for you : film competition, retrospectives, master class, exhibitions...
March 20th-25th
Cougourdons festival in Nicepuce Cougourdons festival in Nice
Each Spring this large and popular local fete brings the Cimiez gardens to life. What's a cougourdon ? They are a strange sort of squash, traditionaly grown and dried in Nice, whose ornate shapes are open to all sorts of interpretations.
March 20th-28th
La Ciotat Boat Showpuce Boat Show at La Ciotat
La Ciotat provides the perfect location for the boat business and people who love boats and the sea ... whether by sail or motor, everything that floats will be there.
March 25th - April 2nd
Nuits du Sud springtime in Vencepuce The spring of Nuits du Sud in Vence
To celebrate its 20th birthday, the Festival Nuits du Sud inaugurates a spring session with a mix of confirmed artists and new talent
March 30th - April 8th
Aix en Provence Comics Festivalpuce Meeting of the 9th Art in
Aix en Provence

10 exhibitions, + 50 guests, work shop and many events to celebrate comic strips. Don't miss the dedication days when visitors meet up with cartoonists April 7th - 9th
April 7th - May 31th
European Days Art and Craftspuce European Days Art and Crafts
For 3 days, discover the most talented craftmakers and step inside the backstage, discover the know-how ... 317 events in Provence and Côte d'Azur : workshops, exhibitions, meeting ......
March 31th - April 2nd
Easter Antique Fair at L'Isle sur la Sorguepuce Easter Antique Fair at
L'Isle sur la Sorgue

A must for all bargain hunters and merchants from around the world.To celebrate its 100 years this year, 300 exhibitors, a profusion of objects of the finest pieces of antiquity to the most kitsch gadgets.
April 13th - 17th
Arles Easter Feriapuce Easter Féria in Arles
For 4 days and 4 nights the whole of the Camargue parties, bull fights, abrivados, bull running... the arenas will never empty. Café terraces become bodegas, music, dancing, guitars and flamenco will ring out around the Camargue.
April 14th - 17th
otters' Springtime in Bandolpuce Printemps des Potiers
at Bandol

Open air exhibitions of jars, pots, pitchers, just about every kind of crockery... and everything to put the little pots in the big ones. Easter Week end : big potiers market quai du Port.
April 14th - May 1st
Monte carlo Tennis Masterspuce Monaco Open de Tennis
Make a date for one of the most beautiful tennis club in the world. A prestigious post with the top 50 players in the world
April 15th - 23th
Orange tree festival in le Bar sur Louppuce Orange tree festival in
Bar sur Loup

Gourmets get your taste buds ready... competitions for the best homemade orange wine and bitter marmalade. Entertainment, games, dances, music, exhibitions, harvesting and distillation of this precious fruit.
April 17th (Lundi de Pâques)


Japon exhibition in Marseillepuce Japan Exhib Marseille
A trip to Japan between sky and earth around contemporary Japanese ceramics with the works of more than sixty craftsmen from Kyoto. Participate in a tea ceremony every Saturday at 2:30 pm with a Tea Master
February 17th - March 24, 2017
Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo exhibition in Les Baux de Provencepuce Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo aux Baux de Provence
The monumental Carrieres de Lumieres host extraordinary multimedia shows which are unique : spectators are totally immersed in the image projected onto all the surfaces of the rock
March 4th - January 7th, 2018
David Dellepiane exhibition in Marseillepuce David Dellepiane in Marseille
Complete and prolific artist, his life in Marseille, Paris and Genoa inspired this talented painter, poster artist, lithographer, portraitist, illustrator and designers both in genre scenes, group portraits, views of the port of Marseille and Provence countryside.
Until March 19th, 2017
Exhibition Bonnard en toute intimitépuce Bonnard en toute intimité in Le Cannet
A selection of nearly 60 works by Pierre Bonnard that shows the painter's sources of inspiration through the prism of the intimate. A 360 ° discovery of his house Le Bosquet
Until April 23th, 2017
Marilyn exhibition in Aix en Provencepuce Marilyn - I Wanna Be Loved By You in Aix en Provence
The very special relationship between the mythical image of Marilyn Monroe and photography and photographers reflected here by some sixty prints from private collections.
Until May 1st, 2017

Gallery of the Mediterranean in Marseille Mucempuce Gallery of the Mediterranean in Mucem in Marseille
Everyday objects mixed in with works of art, bearing witness to the practices and beliefs of the past and the present, from the Neolithic period to the contemporary works covering a 1,500 m² floor area.
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