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Date Event City
April Spring time new life,Markets,still cool weather.Sunflowers and poppies fields. Uzes
May THE ROMAN GAMES

Discover the biggest living history event in the south of France.
Roman legionnaires,Celts,the Imperial Court, auxiliaries, cavalrymen and
war chariots will all be there for this great celebration of Roman Civilisation.
Nimes
June FERIA DE PENTECOTE ( WHITSUN )

One of the largest festive events in France , in which opinions, thinking, beliefs and tastes are mingled. The city changes, acquires a joyful atmosphere and resounds with the sounds of the arena and music played by bands in the streets.Large paintings are displayed along the boulevards.

The first Feria was held in Nimes from 30th May to 2nd June 1952 and the event has developed ever since. But what is the Feria ? It is six days of festivities at Whitsun and 3 days in September with bullfights in the arena and abrivados and bandidos with local bulls.You can walk around and listen to penas( small brass bands ),dance the " Sevillane " in the bodegas until late  at night,eat paella in a Camargue or Seville style village,go to concerts,watch water-jousting in the Canal de la Fontaine, enjoy the evening market, attend mass in Provencal in the cathedral and watch the Pegoulade, the opening procession at the Witsun Feria.
Nimes
June Provence the Lavander Road discover the Lavandin bloom in certain parts of Provence. Provence
July Enjoy the Lavander bloom fields of Lavander and delicious perfume on the air.Harvesting  lavander time. Provence
July Villages Festivities , "Fetes de Village" Bulls on the streets,Courses Camargaises and Razeteurs, and Petanque competitions. Nimes Region
August Water and boat festivities of " La Joutte " Medieval Festivals,Courses Camarguaises ect... Aigues Mortes and Grau du Roi
September La Feria des Vendanges, Feria of Wine Festival bulls running in the streets, Corridas (Bull Fights), Courses Camargaises, Festivities for 7 days. Nimes
September Wine picking season Vineyards Regions
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