Diary - Summer 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
Jazz Club Villa Gaby - Jazz des 5 continentspuce Jazz Club Villa Gaby
at Marseille

The Villa Gaby invites every Wednesday the "Marseille Jazz festival of the five continents" in an intimate setting facing the sea with the excellent musicians: Enzo Carniel trio, Christophe Leloil, Raphaêl Imbert, Stéphane Belmondo and Sylvain Luc
July 1st - 22th
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
Les Suds Festival in Arlespuce Les Suds in Arles
A shortened version specially adapted for this Covid year with 4 beautiful evenings: Protest song with Jeanne Added, Camélia Jordana, L, Sandra Nkaké. Flamenco evening with Meryem Koufi. Evening Brazil-Guinea with Colibri, among others.
July 8th and July 16th - 18th
Nice Jazz Art Lympiapuce Jazz'Art Lympia in Nice
An open-air jazz club every Thursday at the Port of Nice on the roof terrace of Lympia. 6 concerts are organized as part of the night tours of the Pierre Soulage exhibitions, from 8 p.m.
July 16th - August 20th
Nice Jazz Festivalpuce Nice Jazz Summer Sessions
Nice program at the Théatre de Verdure: The great singer and pianist of Gospel Liz McComb, the Trio André Ceccarelli, Sylcain, Luc, Thomas Bramerie. Funny 60's evening with the Nice Jazz Orchestra, the Belmondo Quintet and Richard Galliano in the final.
July 17th - 21th
Toiles du Sud in Cotignacpuce Les Toiles du Sud in Cotignac
present 15 cinema evenings, outdoor concert on a giant screen at the foot of the rock with cult films, animation, documentaries, fictions, in French and original version.
July 17th - August 20th
Porquerolles Jazz Festivalpuce Jazz in Porquerolles
Good atmosphere and good music in the privileged setting of the Carmignac Foundation, with Vincent Peirani, Ronnie Lynn Patterson, the latest film by Frank Cassenti "Changing the World". Many concerts and happenings in the bars and restaurants of the island.
July 22th - 24th
Festival de Ramatuellepuce Ramatuelle Festival
proposes once again a beautiful line-up: : "Par le bout du nez " with François Berléand and François Xavier Demaison."Inconnu à cette adresse" with M. Boujenah and Charles Berling. Stand up comedy : Pierre Palmade, Jarry. Music : Abd Al Malik.
July 28th - August 10th
Grasse Jasmine Festivapuce Jasmine Festival in Grasse
Flower battles, flower parades, DJ evening, election of Miss Jasmin, itinerant artists, Provencal mass and square ball competition in the purest Provencal tradition.
July 31th - August 2nd
A dream of Avignonpuce A dream of Avignon
This year, the festival adapts by broadcasting on large screens 15 major shows given in the cour d'honneur of the Palais des Papes over the past 20 years.
July 3rd - 25th
Avignon Helios Festivalpuce Helios Festival in Avignon
Every evening after dark, a free light and sound show projected on the historic monuments of the Palais des Papes, Petit Palais, Place de l'Horloge, ...among others. From 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm
July 25th - August 30th
Treasure hunt at the Palais des Papespuce Treasure hunt at the Palais des Papes in Avignon
At nightfall, discover the Palais des Papes with your family in a fun way, with puzzles for a "bubble hunt", the headlamp and the helmet are provided.
July 27th - August 26th

Visite 3D du Palais des Papes d'Avignonpuce Palace of the Pope in Avignon
offers a route to discover with the Histopad tablet in augmented reality which reconstructs the main rooms in 3D as they were in the 14th century. After the visit, you can sit in the palace gardens and the more intimate Pope's garden.
Since June 2nd
Roque d'Antheron Piano Festivalpuce Piano festival in
La Roque d'Antheron

Nearly 60 concerts programmed with among the 80 artists present: N. Angelich, Y. Avdeeva, Pascal Amoyel, Renaud Capucon, Adam Laloum, A. Queffelec, ... among others
August 1st - 21th
Menton Music Festivalpuce Festival de Menton
A very beautiful classic program bringing together virtuosos Renaud Capuçon, Marie Ange Nguci, Bertrand Chamayou, Alina Ibragimova and Cedric Tiberghien, Alexandre Kantorow, piano String Quartet Hermès ... among others
August 1st - 10th
Nights of the Citadel at Sisteronpuce Nights of the Citadel at Sisteron
Music, dance and theater form a magic trilogy in the fortress of Sisteron. Bertrand Chamayouau at the piano. Francis Huster directed by Steve Suissa, the choreography of Mourad Merzouki ... among others.
August 3rd - 13th
Mas des Escaravatiers in Puget sur Argenspuve Le Mas des Escaravatiers
in Puget sur Argens

An idyllic place, a cool atmosphere, brunch around the pool, a nice musical program with Fatoumata Diawara, the group Tryo, Ayo, LEJ, Deluxe, Suzane, Flavia Coelho, We are the 90's.
August 3rd - 29th
Barcelonnette Latin Mexican Festivalpuce Latin Mexican Festival
in Barcelonnette

Parades, concerts, parades of mariachis and their dancers, dance lessons that will transport Barcelonnette to these regions rich in colors that are part of the history of the city.
August 6th - 16th
Marseille Free Style Cup Festivalpuce Free Style Cup Festival
at Marseille

A sports and music cocktail, with kitesurf, BMX, fitness, yoga, paddle, running ... combo competitions, evenings, board sports, aperitifs. All facing the sea on Borely beach.
August 20th - 30th
Ban harvest at Avignonpuce Ban harvest at Avignon
A convivial celebration in an exceptional setting and heritage, all around the Palais des Papes, in the gardens of the Doms to celebrate the start of the harvest in the Côtes du Rhône.
August 29th
Marseille Petanque World championshippuce Petanque World at Marseille
The largest ball competition in the world, with nearly 13,000 participants. A great sporting and popular celebration open to all and with a reward for all!
August 30th - September 2nd
Olivia Paroldi's Urban Prints exhibition in Aubagnepuce Olivia Paroldi's Urban Prints Expo in Aubagne
This street artist engraves and draws on linoleum then prints and sticks her poetic and delicate works. Do you like Bansky? you will like Paroldi. Chapel of the Black Penitents.
Until August 31th
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
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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