Relatively new but expanding arts festival hosted in the towns and villages of the Alpilles. a-part Festival takes place each year in July and August and will be based around a particular theme.
An International festival of arts and music hosted in the beautiful city of Aix en Provence. Often preceded by a musical festival in June the Festival d'Aix is well worth a visit at any time over the summer!
One of the biggest performing arts festivals in the world, the Festival d'Avignon takes full advantage of the wonderful city and the many fantastic venues to showcase some of the world's best talent.
Festival des Nuits de l'Enclave
A festival and celebration of the arts centred around the town of Valreas in Vaucluse. Throughout July and sometimes into August you can watch and take part in many varieties of theatre, music, literature and the visual arts.
Festival l'Ete, Bollene
Free outdoor music and art festival that is hosted each year in Bollene. The Festival l'Ete offers a great selection of live music, theatre, dance and performances for everyone to enjoy.
International Piano Festival, La Roque d'Antheron
The stage is set up in the grounds of Chateau Florans and each year, the festival welcomes young performers as well as international names, to play a variety of piano music in this wonderful setting. The Piano Festival takes place during July and August each year.
Fete Lavande, Ferrassieres
Each year on the first Sunday in July the town of Ferrassieres celebrates the iconic Provencal lavender. The Fete Lavande is a day filled with local markets, produce, food and fun for all the family.
Les Choregies d'Orange, Orange
Classical music festival in Orange. The Choregies d'Orange is one of the oldest festivals in France, dating back to 1860. It is one of the world's premier opera festivals which attracts up to 10,000 classical fans very year.
Les Rencontres d'Arles
Festival of art & photography in Arles. Internationally renowned Les Rencontres d'Arles has its opening week in July and then the exhibitions are on throughout the summer until mid September.
Les Suds a Arles
Music festival in Arles celebrating World music and a diverse range of musicians. Les Suds a Arles is hosted by this historic city annually in July and showcases some of the biggest names in World music as well as local and national talent.