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Festivals and events in August in Provence

Main events in Provence during August

Here is a list of some of the must-see events in Provence during August.

Early August events

CORSO DE LA LAVANDE in Valréas (Vaucluse)
This year's corso features musicals, with richly decorated floats parading along accompanied by orchestras, majorettes and the lavender spray that perfumes the whole town.

CORSO DE LA LAVANDE in Digne (Alpes de Haute Provence)
A parade of decorated floats, entertainment in the fragrant streets, dances, folklore, craft fairs... it's the end of the harvest and it's party time for 5 days.


FÊTES LATINO MEXICAINES in Barcelonnette (Alpes de Haute Provence)
Parades, concerts, parades of mariachis and their dancers and dance classes will transport Barcelonnette to these colourful lands that are part of the city's history.

FÉRIA in Saint Rémy de Provence (Bouches du Rhône)
Corridas, Camargue races, Abrivado, bull and horse runs, crowded arenas, lively, colourful streets... it's party time in Saint Rémy!

End August

BAN DES VENDANGES in Avignon (Vaucluse)
A convivial festival in an exceptional setting and heritage, all around the Popes' Palace, in the Doms gardens to celebrate the start of the Côtes du Rhône grape harvest.

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