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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08 November 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

Barcares Christmas market

In 2019, the Barcarès Christmas Market welcomed 1.5 million visitors. And it is after a year of absence that the Christmas market returns! Christmas magic and family atmosphere will be there. The entertainment, activities, decorations, shows and parades will be multiplied!

03 November 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Events

Ximiti - your automatic supermarket

Ximiti, a "new generation" of automatic mini-markets has just opened in Cannes. The first French automatic store for the general public, Ximiti, has opened on Boulevard Carnot. This robotic store provides access to 1,600 products, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

17 October 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

Apple festival

During the fall season, the Apple Festival brings together producers and artisans in many French villages. In all its forms, you will find stands, fairs, events, product sales, all of this around the humble apple. On Sunday October 10, the apple festival took place in the village of Aigues-Vive.

16 October 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

Halloween - 31 October

Halloween is initially a Celtic celebration of Irish origin: the Celtic New Year! About 3,000 years ago, the Celtic calendar did not end on December 31, but on October 31. It's time to decorate your house, your garden and get together with your family to enjoy a pumpkin pie and other sweets.

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01 October 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Events

Highwire Walk From The Eiffel Tower

Nathan Paulin from the Haute Savoie is a daredevil, highwire walker. He currently holds ten world records and has just completed an amazing slackwire walk 600 metres above ground from The Eiffel Tower to a Trocadero Square skyscraper.

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17 September 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Events

European Heritage Days

On September 18 and 19, the 38th edition of European Heritage Days (Les Journées du Patrimoine) will take place. Discover the European Heritage Days in each French department: Corsica, Pays de la Loire, Occitanie, Provence.

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10 August 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Holidays, Pure France, Tourism, Wines, Sports and leisure, Gastronomy, Events, Culture

Events not to be missed in September in France

Have you decided to take a vacation in September? You are right, because it is the best period to fully enjoy your holidays in France without the tourist influx that can sometimes be found in the middle of the summer season. Discover all the events during the month of September, not to be missed during your holidays!

02 August 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events, Pure France

Pure France on TV - a personal overview

In September 2020 we had the opportunity to participate in the television program "Les plus belles vacances" broadcast on TF1. We had been impatiently awaiting the broadcast of our episode since September. This Tuesday July 27 at 5.30 p.m. our beautiful holiday rental property was broadcast on TF1. Amélie from Pure France presented the house and here she recounts the experience of filming with France's most popular TV channel.

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12 July 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Events, Culture

Film Festival 2021 - Cannes Fait Le Mur

In partnership with Paris Match, the exhibition "Cannes fait le mur" presents large formats of cinema celebrities installed on building facades and on aerial tarpaulins located all along the rue d'Antibes. The theme chosen this year is "The Kiss", a nice way to bring a dose of optimism this summer.

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05 July 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Culture, Events

Who's coming to Cannes next week ?

The Cannes Film Festival starts on Tuesday, July 6th and runs until the 17th. It's a welcome return after last year's festival was cancelled due to the Covid pandemic. So the stars are returning to Cannes ! Who are we looking forward to seeing ?

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26 June 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

Nice Jazz Festival

Book your vacation from July 12 to 17, 2021 in Nice. During this period of July the Nice Jazz Festival will take place, with many artists such as: Christian Sands Trio, Gogo Penguin, Angelique Kidjo, Asaf Avidan, Wookid... and much more.

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23 June 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events, Pure France

Pure France - coming soon on TV

Pure France on TV - coming soon ! Season 3 of 'Les Plus Belles Vacances' begins on TF1 on Monday, July 5th. A new episode every week day at 5.30pm. Three holiday properties compete every day to be chosen by a celebrity couple as their chosen house in which to have a holiday. Come and see if Amélie from Pure France will be the winner.

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07 June 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

Sound and light show in Carcassonne

For 3 consecutive summers now, Amaclio Productions has been offering a sound and light show at the Cité de Carcassonne. And more precisely within the Château Comtal. Since 2012 this company has specialized in the production and realization of visual and sound effects in order to highlight and enhance our French heritage.

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05 June 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Culture, Events

Photojournalism festival 2021

The dates of the next international photojournalism festival are published. Take advantage of this event to visit the Perpignan region. The exhibitions take place in emblematic places of the city, particularly in the historic center.

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23 May 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Culture, Events

Pablo Casals Festival, July 30th - August 13th 2021

Book your place now at the Pablo Casals festival in the Pyrénées Orientales. The chamber music festival takes place this summer from July 30 to August 13, 2021. The famous cellist Gautier Capuçon will be amongst the artists performing. Come and spend your holiday in the south of France and enjoy the festival one evening.

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29 March 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Events, Tourism, Transport

24 Hours of Le Mans 2021

Come and be part of the 89th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans which takes place between the 21st and 22nd August 2021, at the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France. The 24 Hours of Le Mans race is one of the oldest in the world, with the first annual race beginning in 1923. Its famously titled as the 'Grand Prix of Endurance and Efficiency'.

27 March 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Holidays, Events

Music Day in France 2021

Every year since 1981, the sound of music has been heard annually playing out loud throughout France, originally commissioned by Jack Lang, the French Minister of Culture. Since then over 120 countries worldwide take part in the 1 day event each year in June.


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