The Rencontres d'Arles, created in 1969 by the Arles photographer Lucien Clergue and the writer Michel Tournier, is an international reference for photography. This festival brings together each year thousands of professionals and amateurs from around the world. On the program: about fifty exhibitions, screenings, symposiums, conferences and photography courses.
While there are many sites to see and things to do in France, Quimper is the ancient capital of Cornouaille. It is the traditional and culturally rich region of Brittany. This city may be bustling today, but it has seen many local conflicts.
The ISTS is a training center for the performing arts. It was created in 1986 to meet the training needs of the technicians of the Avignon Festival. Today, this professional training establishment has seen its missions extended to the whole territory and abroad.
During the Garden Festival of the Royal Saltworks, the gardens of this famous monument are transformed to illustrate a different theme each year. For more than ten years, this festival has allowed many visitors to rediscover the Arc-et-Senans saltworks, which has been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1982.
Less known than its neighbor Aix-en-Provence, the Festival of Lyric Art of Salon-de-Provence takes place every year in August in a majestic setting with exceptional acoustics: the courtyard of the castle of Empéri. This event is an opportunity to be moved by magical and magnificent voices and to discover or rediscover the great works of the classical repertoire, at affordable prices.
A biennial event dedicated to nature-related activities, Vert Azur is a must for all lovers of hunting, fishing, crafts and local products. This open-air event takes place in the Grand Pré of Levens and brings together numerous exhibitors who come to present their products and know-how.
Every year, the city of Grasse honors the queen of flowers by organizing Expo Rose, the largest European exhibition of cut roses. For a few days, the Côte d'Azur capital of perfumes is adorned with thousands of roses and offers many activities around this flower.
April is the peak season for asparagus. To celebrate this spring vegetable, we suggest you discover an easy recipe for asparagus and sun-dried tomato clafoutis.
Doctors agree that walking is great for your health. However, there is no one way to walk or hike. We suggest you discover one of the most popular sports walks today: the bungy pump.
On Friday, April 29, France 2 will broadcast a new episode of season 3 of Agatha Christie's Little Murders. This new investigation will take us back to the 70's while offering a free and very successful adaptation of a story by the queen of crime.