Events

Here you will find a list of upcoming events in the regions of our quality rental holiday homes. Listings, photos and reviews and on-site reporting, including the Carcassonne Festival of Music and the Cannes Film Festival. Classical and contemporary music, gastronomy, exhibitions, professional and amateur sporting events. And some lesser-known events such as the Chestnut Festival in Olargues, one of the most beautiful villages in France!
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02 February 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France, Events

Book a stay for Valentine's Day

February 14 is Valentine's Day! There is no day to celebrate love but you can still treat yourself to a stay to fully enjoy together. Discover our properties for rent for your short stays, as a couple. Holiday villas and homes for couples, which can accommodate 2 to 5 people only.

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06 January 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France, Events

Domaine Fonneuve is on TV!

In recent days one of our properties have appeared on TV: Le Domaine Fonneuve. Located in the Dordogne in Saussignac. Highlighted for more than 10 minutes, discover the show in full here: Domaine Fonneuve in the TV show. Fully equipped, all you have to do is put down your suitcases and jump into the pool!

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23 December 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Events

Les déferlantes festival, Céret, 2023

For the 2023 edition of the festival, the graphic universe was inspired by the Château d'Aubiry in Céret. A place they wanted to highlight and discover from the inside. Discover the program of artists who will perform during 4 days of music, between emotion and sharing. From July 6 to 9, find nationally known artists during the "Les Déferlantes" festival.

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20 December 2022  |  Lee Jones  |  Events, UNESCO , Culture

Carcassonne International Festival 2023

Enjoy music, theatre and dance in the South of France at the 2022 Carcassonne International Festival. A festival of performing arts with international acts performing in venues all over the city. The main venue is the Théâtre Jean-Deschamps, a small amphitheatre within the walls of the citadel with a great atmosphere and a fabulous view from every seat.

13 December 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events, Pure France, Holidays

Christmas at Chateau Marquisat

Christmas in a remarkable Art Deco castle from the 1920s, within a 60-hectare wine estate. The Château is located within a private wine estate and benefits from its own private garden. The Château can accommodate up to 10 people, ideal to accommodate your whole family during the end of year celebrations.

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04 December 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

Festival of Lights in Lyon

From December 8th to 11th, 2022, Lyon is embellished with beautiful illuminations for the Festival of Lights. A new edition is proposed for the Festival of Lights, this year, 30 works are proposed throughout the city. Let's find out where the Festival of Lights comes from...

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01 December 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Events

A unique experience at Oceanopolis in Brittany

OcéanOpolis celebrates its 30th birthday It is an aquarium that shares its knowledge with its National Center for Scientific Culture dedicated to the Ocean, one of the largest aquariums in France in Brittany. Discover many rare or common species and live a captivating experience around the aquatic world. For the Christmas holidays, Océanopolis has concocted a nice program for you!

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17 October 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

Paris Chocolate Show

The world's largest chocolate and cocoa fair takes place from October 28th to Tuesday November 1st, 2022. Visitors will find chocolatiers, patissiers, confectioners, cocoa producing countries and other artisans from all over the world.

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11 October 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

Magical light show at the foot of Mont Blanc

A magical spectacle at the foot of Mont-Blanc. The 6th edition of "Lumières Saint-Gervais" will be held every day from 5 pm to 10 pm from december 22nd to 29th A week of illumination and wonder in the streets of Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc. This event is always hugely poular thanks to the talents of the artists, the culture and the architecture.

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14 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

The Death of Queen Elizabeth II

Thursday September 8, 2022 Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96. The United Kingdom is in mourning, the whole world pours in tributes for Queen Elisabeth after 70 years of reign. The protocol initially planned will be applied allowing the repatriation of Elizabeth's body from Scotland to London at Windsor Castle where she will be buried.

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13 September 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

100 Years of the Bol d'Or Motorcycle Race

The Bol d'Or will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year. A legendary 24-hour international race that takes place at the Paul Ricard circuit in Le Castellet in the PACA region, from September 16 to 18. Born in 1922, the Bol d'Or has taken place on many circuits, such as: Saint Germain, Fontainebleau, Monthléry and Le Mans.

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27 July 2022  |  Lee Jones  |  Events, Gastronomy, Recipes

The annual Le Barroux apricot festival

Experience the sweet tasting orangey-red Roussillon apricot. The annual Apricot Festival takes places on the 14th July in Le Barroux, a village situated between Carpentras and Vaison-La-Romaine in Provence. Come and celebrate with the apricot producers as this wonderfully sweet fruit is presented. Enjoy the famous abricotade drink, apricot macaroons and ice creams.

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24 June 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Events

Bastille Day fireworks, July 14th

During the summer, France celebrates its national holiday. On July 14th, all of France celebrates this holiday with music and fireworks. Whether by the beach, on the Eiffel Tower, at the Cité de Carcassonne or in the most beautiful villages in France, you can admire the fireworks from everywhere!

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21 June 2022  |  Virginie Erre  |  Culture, Events

Painting exhibition - Véronique Escargueil Poncy

Come and discover the works of the painter Véronique Escargueil Poncy - exhibited until July 15, 2022 in Saint-Genis des Fontaines at Domaine Sanac. The exhibition brings together paintings from different periods by Véronique Escargueil. You will be able to see both abstract and figurative works, luminous and darker works.

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15 June 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France, Events

Father's Day with Pure France

This weekend is Father's Day! Time to spend time with family. Why not rent a stay in France to celebrate Father's Day ? Why not go away, last minute as a family? Pure France offers you a few properties available for a short stay (3 or 4 nights min).

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11 June 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Events

Fete de la Musique 2022

Like every year in June, we celebrate music in France! But not that... it is currently celebrated in a hundred countries. On June 21st, many cities, towns and villages give way to a festive atmosphere for the music festival.

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15 March 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Events, Holidays

Easter holidays

Easter will be celebrated on April 17 this year. Easter is celebrated each year on the Sunday following the spring full moon. But Easter is above all chocolate egg hunts and family dinners. For a long weekend with the family or for a longer stay for the Easter holidays, we offer a large choice of properties throughout France.


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