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Festivals and events in October in Provence

Discover the festivals and events not to be missed in Provence in October

Here are the must-see events in October in our beautiful region:

Early October events

ROC D'AZUR from Fréjus to Roquebrune (Var)
Mountain bike competitions and trade fair. It's one of the biggest gatherings of mountain bikers in Europe. 20,000 race numbers, 300 exhibitors and 150,000 visitors.

FIESTA DES SUDS in Marseille (Bouches du Rhône)
A 3-day festival of southern sounds and contemporary music, electro, rock, jazz, rap... headliners and new talent.

Mi Octobre

PARCOURS DE L'ART EN AVIGNON in Avignon (Vaucluse)
An artistic tour of the city through its museums, galleries, cafés, restaurants... paintings, sculptures, photos, installations... not forgetting the children, who will have workshops prepared just for them.

PARADIS PORSCHE in Saint Tropez (Var)
Nearly 500 participants are expected over the weekend. There will be a Concours d'Elegance and a parade on Sunday at 2.30pm, just to make sure that the legendary 911 is still king.

PÈLERINAGE D'OCTOBRE in the Saintes Maries de la Mer (Bouches du Rhône)
The ritual of the descent and ascent of the Châsses, the procession to the beach and the joyful sounds of chimes, guitars and Camargue folklore.

FÊTE DE LA CHÂTAIGNE in La Garde Freinet (Var)
Chestnuts in all their forms, roasted chestnuts, chestnut purée, local produce and craft market

Fin Octobre

FESTIVAL P'TIT CANNES À YOU in Cannes (Alpes Maritimes)
There's plenty to do during the autumn holidays for 3 to 13 year olds: shows, films, creative workshops, discovery courses, clowns, stories and music.

FESTIVAL DE GUITARE in Nice (Alpes Maritimes)
Guitar at its best, eclectic and international... Blues, folk, rock, flamenco, bossa nova... acoustic and electric.

LES RENCONTRES GOURMANDES in Vaison la Romaine (Alpes Maritimes)
A weekend dedicated to gourmet delights... over 100 exhibitors will be on hand to introduce you to Provençal gastronomy. Workshops, tastings, competitions, market, concert dinners...

For each month of the year, discover our selection of not-to-be-missed Provencal events.

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