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Bacchus Food & Wine Festival, Toulon

Toulon (83 Var, Provence PACA) is a large navy town lacking some of the charm of other provencal coastal towns. However this is Provence and the Mediterranean so it does have a lot going for it.

In Spring (22 – 24 March 2019) it holds la fête des Vins et de la Gastronomie – this Bacchus Festival has now been running over 20 years! Dionysus is equated with  Bacchus as the Greek God of male fertility, wine, and growth! – hence Bacchanalia!

Whilst it may not quite qualify as a mythical orgy, you should be able to try numerous local delicacies and wines – no charge for entry, just €4 for a glass for wine samples!

B&B La Maison du Bonheur, Toulon

B&B La Maison du Bonheur, Toulon

For more info see www.bacchus-fete.com/

 B&Bs, self-catering and hotels in Toulon such as the B&B La Maison du Bonheur a 1930s apartment located in the centre of Toulon just 850 metres from Toulon’s Port.

 

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