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10 August 2021  |  Holidays, Pure France, Tourism, Wines / Vineyard, 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!

We offer you exceptional properties to stay and enjoy the balmy days and the cultural, sporting and gastronomic events available to you.

Gastronomy Festival

-Everywhere in France-

It takes place every year during the last weekend of September and its objective is to promote all the richness of French cuisine..

Numerous events are scheduled throughout France and abroad, such as meetings, workshops, educational activities, visits to breweries or cellars, tastings of local products, markets or gourmet walks. Chefs organize demonstrations or offer gourmet meals at reduced prices.

French Gastronomy

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Vines, Wines and hiking in the Loire Valley Center

The first weekend of September, more than 15 tasty walks are organized through the vineyards of Anjou, Loire Valley and Touraine. The largest appellations are represented, such as Saumur brut fine bubbles, Saumur Champigny, Chinon or even Vouvray. Each walk lasts about 3 hours and is accompanied and led by a winemaker. Easy and friendly, the walks are accessible to all and punctuated by breaks during which participants are invited to taste local products (wines, cheeses) or visit the local heritage.


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An original taste experience, as well as a unique opportunity to explore the wine-growing landscapes of the Loire Valley.

White wine

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The Grand Pavois

-La Rochelle-

Do you know the Grand Pavois?

It is an international afloat boat show held at the Port des Minimes in La Rochelle. More than 800 international exhibitors meet there in over 100,000 m² of exhibition space. Hundreds of boats are displayed afloat and many others are on display at the show. Due to their richness and their multidisciplinary nature, many small construction sites choose the Grand Pavois as their annual show.

La Rochelle

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The Bol D'Or

-Circuit Paul Ricard in the Var-

For motorcycle enthusiasts this is the event not to be missed.

The Bol d'Or is an international motorcycle endurance competition taking place once a year in September. Since its creation, the race has taken place on many legendary circuits, such as Fontainebleau, Montlhéry and Le Mans. It was on the Paul Ricard circuit in Le Castellet in the Var that the race acquired its letters of nobility.

Bol d'or

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Heritage days

The European Heritage Days take place every year on the third weekend of September. A back-to-school cultural event, these days bear witness to the interest of the French in the history of places and art. So, it's time to go and visit the most beautiful monuments in France!

Heritage days

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