North of Hyeres and Toulon, the village of Solliès-Pont (83 Var, PACA) is the self-proclaimed "Capital of the Fig" and accordingly celebrates with its Fig Festival on 26 - 27…

EU citizens under the age of 26 get free entry into most of France’s national monuments and museums, and many museums are free for the first Sunday of each month.…

Tall Ships in Toulon 27-30 September

Domaine de Rayol holds its Mediterranean Plants Festival Gondwana , (la Fête des Plantes Méditerranéennes) on 30 September - 1 October 2023 to celebrate the pleasures of Mediterranean gardens -…

To celebrate the 75th birthday of Brigitte Bardot (born 28 September 1934) there is an exhibition about her years of innocence (carefreeness) "les années insouciance" at the Musée des Années…

Jancis Robinson in the Financial Times (12 May 08) talks about the growing number of Brits who have followed their dream and bought a vineyard in France. It is hardly…

Information on domestic flights in France is not easy to come by, one reason being that Air France has such a dominant position in France and already have flights on…

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In the centre of Hyeres (83 Var, Provence) the winemakers of the Cotes de Provence hold thier annual festival - honouring some local dignities and generally promoting the virtues of…

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A small Jazz festival at Ramatuelle (83 Var. PACA) overlooking the Bay of St Tropez 21 July - 20 August 2022 Created in 1986, the Ramatuelle Jazz Festival focuses on…

The number of budget airline routes to France from the UK is continuing to grow, as is the number of French destinations - no longer restricted to the major cities.…

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Hyeres holds an annual night-time wine Festival La Nuit des Vignades 19 July 2018 - see www.vinsdeprovence.com Venue for the 2006 French Sailing Championships. In the département of the Var…