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Top Five Summer Events in Provence

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Abercrombie & Kent, Luxury VillasFestival International d'Art Lyrique
Dates: 16th May – 24th July
Host to the annual Festival International d'Art Lyrique, Aix is an appropriately elegant location and home to many beautiful historical buildings. The famous cour de l'Archevêch with its enormous spiral staircases and medieval arches has been a working theatre since 1948 and now the festivals emblematic venue. Taking place every summer, entertainment includes captivating performances from opera, symphony concerts, and recitals from eminent soloists.


Abercrombie & Kent, Luxury VillaAvignon Festival
Dates: 4th – 27th July
For three weeks in July the city of Avignon becomes the largest stage for performing arts in Europe. With deep rooted history the Festival d’Avignon is one of oldest and most famous theatre festivals in the world. The legendary ‘Honour of Popes’ venue turns into one of the main stages and was once performed on by the great Gerald Philippe. Performances take place in 20 other locations including chapels, cloisters and theatres throughout the picturesque setting of Avignon.

 

Abercrombie & Kent, Luxury VillaVaison Danses, Vaison la Romaine
Dates: 11th – 27th July
Vaison Danses is a spectacular dance festival held annually in the pretty setting of Vaison la Romaine. The event welcomes dance companies from around the world to showcase their talents and celebrate the variety of cultures. From hip hop, neo-classical and independent groups to international artists there is something for everyone to enjoy.




Fète du Jasmin – GrasseFète du Jasmin – Grasse
Dates: 1st – 3rd August
As the perfume capital of the world, flowers are what gave Grasse its nobility. Today, Violets, Orange Blossom and Jasmine are among the few flowers still grown here which is celebrated annually at the beginning of the Jasmine Harvest. During this 3 day festival the historic streets of Grasse are adorned with beautiful garlands of white flowers. The relaxed atmosphere created by the enchanting scent of Jasmine accompanied by music and food makes a delightful day out.



Summer nights at GordesSummer nights at Gordes

2nd – 12th August from 9:30pm
As one of the most beautiful villages in France, Gordes is the perfect host of Soirées d'été - the celebration of summer nights. As the sun sets on the surrounding picturesque cliffs, people ascend to the charming Théâtre des Terrasses amphitheatre for an evening filled with music and entertainment. From jazz and dance to comedy and drama there is an array of entertainment options to enjoy as you soak up the atmosphere.



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