Diary - September 2020


Costal path

(Re) discover our wonderful region while strolling

Need to get some fresh air ... to find nature ...
Here are ideas for short walks or long hikes,
from the coastal path to the superb panoramas of the hinterland of Provence:
Long-distance hiking trails in the Alpes de Haute Provence
Long-distance hiking trails in the Alpes Maritimes
Long-distance hiking trails in the Bouches du Rhône, Alpilles and Camargue
Long-distance hiking trails in the Var and the Verdon area
Long-distance hiking trails in the Vaucluse and the Luberon area
The Musicales in the Vinespuce The Musicales in the Vines
Good music, good wine, in a beautiful vineyard in Provence... It is this clever mix that offers this festival of jazz and classical music festival with tasting of good wines in 30 prestigious chateaux and wine estates for 33 concerts throughout the summer.
July 4th - September 4th
Circus festival in Aix en Provencepuce Festival days (and nights) of endless circus at Aix en Provence
Each weekend, a circus company has carte blanche to present under the stars a unique show 2 or 3 evenings in a row, limited to a gauge of 200 people
June 12th - September 27th
Monte Christo Challenge in Marseillepuce Monte Christo Challenge in Marseille
Inspired by the escape from Monte Cristo, the Défi de Monte-Cristo is today the most important sea swimming race in Europe. Departure from the island of Château d'If, arrival at Roucas-Blanc beach
September 10th - 13th
triangle www.defimonte-cristo.com
Antibes Sacred art festivalpuce Sacred art festival in Antibes
The exceptional acoustic qualities of the cathedral of Antibes located in the heart of the old town, make it an ideal concert hall for works from the sacred music repertoire.
September 10th - 15th
triangle www.antibes-juanlespins.com
Arles Rice Feriapuce Rice Feria in Arles
One of the major events of the year with bullfights, novilladas and a horse show in the arenas. In reduced gauge with sanitary protocol
September 11th - 13th
triangle www.arenes-arles.com
Grape harvest celebrationspuce September is the month when the grape harvest takes place, after a year of patient and careful tending the wine is celebrated :
Sainte Maxime : Sept. 5th with dance
Châteauneuf du Pape : September 5 picnic harvests.
Europe Heritage dayspuce Heritage days
A unique chance to visit monuments which are normally closed to the public: more than 14,000 monuments across France.
September 19th - 20th
triangle www.journeesdupatrimoine.fr
Marseille Fairpuce Marseille Fair
The largest fair in the south where you'll discover the trends in home and decoration but also food, fashion, wellness, video games. Workshop, cooking classes, crafts, relooking....
September 25th - October 5th
Saint Tropez regattaspuce Les Voiles de St Tropez
An exceptional sailing event that brings together, like every year, over 300 of the most prestigious sailing tradition and ultra modern boats. Nearly 4,500 team members participate in the event
September 26th - October 9th
Var Week Walkpuce Var Week Walk
Not less than 140 walks and free guided hikes are offered in 70 communes in the Var for 1 week.
September 26th - October 3th
Mouans Sartoux Book Festivalpuce Book Festival in Mouans Sartoux
One of the main book festivals in southern France with no less than 300 guest authorsand 50 000 visitors.
October 2th - 4th
Art Trails in Avignonpuce Art Trails in Avignon
Paintings, sculptures, photos, installations by 24 artists at different exhibition venues. An artistic stroll through the city according to Avignon's heritage, its museums, churches, palaces, chapels.
October 3th - 18th

Roc Azur montain bike championshippuce Roc d'Azur from Fréjus
to Roquebrune

The cycling event of the year. Races and exhibitions. This essential event has become the biggest European bike show. 19 700 bibs last year and 150 000 visitors.
October 7th - 11th
Fiesta des Suds in Marseillepuce Fiesta des Suds in Marseille
This great festival offers southern arts and current electro, rock, jazz, rap music ... with Woodkid, The Avener, Chinese Man Records, Izia, Camion Bazar ... among others.
October 8th - 10th
Saint Tropez Porsche Paradisepuce Porsche Paradise in St Tropez
Rallye on the marina and parade in town Sunday 2.30 pm, nearly 500 participants are awaiting. Just to verify that the legendary 911 remains the queen.
October 9th - 11th
Ptits Cannes a Youpuce P'tits Cannes A You
Don't get bored during Toussaint Holidays: for children more than 10 different shows, films, workshops, clowns, stories, music ...
October 16th - 30th
Marseille Museum of Decorative Arts and Fashionpuce Museum of Decorative Arts and Fashion in Marseille
Fashion designers and creators, including Issey Miyake, Castelbajac and Hermes give free rein to their imagination, to show that fashion is truly art to wear
June 18th - September 27th
Tribute to Albert Camus at the Chateau de Lourmarinpuce The Chateau de Lourmarin
To discover its exceptional architecture, its furniture and its magnificent terrace as well as its exhibition: the tribute to Albert Camus for the 60th anniversary of his death with photos from the personal archives of the author who lived in Lourmarin.
Until October 31th
Exhibition Dali in Baux de Provencepuce Dali, l'Enigme sans fin at Les Baux de Provence
A fascinating three-dimensional spectacle on 7000m² of images projected up to 14 m high which immerses you in the surreal and metaphysical world of the famous mustache painter. Dazzling and brilliant.
March 6th, 2020 - January 3rd, 2021
Exhibition Joaquin Sorolla in Aix en Provencepuce Joaquin Sorolla at Aix en Provence
A beautiful exhibition of one of the greatest Spanish painter with both his ambitious large-format works, his small drawings and oil notes, a painting that overflows with luminosity and spontaneity.
July 10 , 2020 - November 1st 2020
Virtual visitd of the museum and gardens of Salagon in Manepuce The museum and gardens of Salagon in Mane
All the gardens are open and offer an extraordinary lush and colorful spectacle. For children a game of the casserole will make you explore the gardens and discover the secrets of the monument of Salagon in a fun way.
Visite virtuelle duMusée de la préhistoire de Quinsonpuce Museum of prehistory of Quinson
A fun discovery of the Prehistory museum of the Verdon gorges with an orientation course in the reconstructed prehistoric village. Visit the 400,000-year-old Baume Bonne cave located 50 m above the Gorges.
Since June 5th
Verdon Nature Parkpuce Verdon Natural Park
After this confinement we all need a big wilderness bath. Direction Verdon for a hike, horse or bike. Climbing, canyoning, kayaking, rafting. Beginners or experts, it will be happiness.
Since June 2nd
triangle www.verdon/pays.htm
Cycling in the ochres in Luberonpuce Ochres by bike in the Luberon
Four loops to choose from on mountain bikes to discover the open-air ocher quarries, the iconic landscapes of the Luberon with the hilltop villages of Roussillon, St Saturnin d'Apt, Gargas
Since June 2nd
triangle www.luberon-apt.fr
The creeks of Cassis, La Ciotat and Marseillepuce The creeks of Cassis and Marseille
It is the right time for beautiful hikes in the creeks of Sugiton, Sormiou, En Vau, Marseilleveyre ... cliffs and wild coves, breathtaking view.
Since June 2nd
Camargue Museum in Arlespuce Camargue Museum
in Arles

A visit to the Camargue museum, the sheepfold, a stroll in the Camargue Natural Park with the landscape interpretation path that runs along the canal, rice fields, gardian's hut and marsh.
Since June 2nd

Virtual exhibitions

Play as a family with the Mucem of Marseille rebusespuce Play as a family with the Mucem of Marseille rebuses
Each week a rebus to decipher with the family. The word rebus comes from the Middle Ages when we posed riddles in the form of an image called in Latin "De rebus quae geruntur", which means "About what is happening"
My home museum by the Granet Museum in Aixpuce My home museum by the Granet Museum in Aix
During the closing of the Granet museum, young and old alike can have fun and learn with activities around masterpieces: paintings under a magnifying glass, coloring, words mixed on a painter...
3D visit of the Montmajour Abbey in Arlescarre Montmajour Abbey
in Arles

Thanks to a digital model using a drone and photogrammetry, discover a new point of view on the 8 centuries of religious architecture of the Montmajour Abbey offered by this spectacular site.

Virtual visit of Marseille museumspuce Virtual visit of Marseille museums
From the Youtube channel dedicated to the museums of Marseille, discover from home the collections and the history of the territory from Antiquity to the present day: archeology, fashion, fine arts, modern art, contemporary art, decorative arts, primary arts...
triangle www.youtube.com
The Flora from A to Z at the Marseille Mucempuce The Flora from A to Z at
the Marseille Mucem
The mucem offers a botanical discovery through a fun alphabet with a floral letter every day, a botanical advice and an illustration by Reckless Morning that you can color at home.

Virtual visit of the Jean Dubuffet exhibition at Marseille Mucempuce Jean Dubuffet exhibition at Mucem of Marseille
Virtual tour of the exhibition "Jean Dubuffet, a barbarian in Europe", presented at the Mucem from April 24 to September 2, 2019. The opportunity to discover the journey of the inventor of Art Brut, as if you were there.
360° visit of the reserves of the MUCEM puce 360° visit of the reserves
of the Mucem at Marseille
Discover in Google street view, the 800 m² "witness apartment" located in the Belle de Mai conservation and resource center, which houses a sampling of the collections kept by the Mucem.

The history of Fort Saint-Jean at Mucem in Marseillepuce The history of Fort Saint-Jean at Mucem in Marseille
A chronological journey in five stages with a virtual crossing of the towers of Fanal and King René to see the metamorphoses of the site of Fort Saint-Jean, since the founding of Massalia.


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