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 August 2023

Surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, the village of  Solliès-Pont was the first to be awarded Appelation Controllée status for its fresh figs, also known as the  Solliès violet.

The Fete de la Figue includes gastronomic competitions when top chefs can demonstrate what can be achieved with the fig….for more info see

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