Throw them to the Lions in Nimes?
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Nimes is the southernmost wine region of the Cotes du Rhone
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Away from all the commercial hype of Halloween, the Catalan village of Tressere (66 Pyrenees Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon) celebrates its Witches Festival (Festa de les Bruixes) 26-27 October 2012:
During the day there are numerous free events throughout the village including children’s workshops, musical entertainment, street theatre and parades, concerts… and spells mainly focussed on
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As a special summer promotion Rail Europe is offering up to 80% off First Class train travel in France this summer – includes TGVs which is often the fastest between Paris and destinations in southern France including Nice, Marseille, Montpellier, Toulouse and Bordeaux. Book by 24 August 2012!
Take the train from Paris to Nice,
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Many celebrations take place across France on Bastille Day (14 July 2012). but one of the most spectacular must be the firework display over the magical, medieval city of Carcassonne (11 Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon).
From 10.30pm at night and best seen from the banks of the Aude river there will be a 25 minute extravanza
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17-18 March 2012 sees the organic wine fair Printemps des Vignerons (Winemakers’ Spring) at Cabrières(30 Gard,Languedoc Roussillon).
The event takes place at Clos Romain at Cabrières near Nimes and winemakers from across France
The town of Céret (66 Pyrenees-Orientales) hosts its Cherry Festival (La Fête de la Cerise et Céret de Bandas) 18-19 May 2013
This is a joyous celebration of fruit and music which fills the town. It includes a Cherry Market
For more info see www.ot-ceret.fr/
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Celebrate St Valentine in Roquemaure(30 Gard, languedoc-Roussillon) at the Festo de Poutoun (Occitan for The Kissing Festival)11-12 February 2012.
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