Art & Culture
French culture is internationally renowned and worth immersing yourself in. The South of France is the perfect place to let your inner artist shine. The beautiful landscapes and culturally rich area provide inspiration to artists year round. Whether you are an artist yourself or just like to appreciate it’s beauty, there is plenty to see and experience!
There are many exhibitions throughout the year showcasing both local and international artists. The exhibitions are regularly listed on the local tourism office website – http://www.tourisme-gard-rhodanien.com/
There is also a rich artistic community in the area. Get to know some of the well-known local artists here:
Musse de la Lavande – http://www.ardechelavandes.com/
La Visiatome, the great adventure of the atom – http://www.visiatome.com/
Haribo Museum Uzes – http://www.museeharibo.fr/
Festival Aix en Provence provides local theater to the community. It makes for a great night out and adds to the taste of local culture.
For lovers of theater, dance and contemporary art, this festival is for you! The Festival d’Avignon is a prominent yearly culture event that has remained a tradition for over 65 years. It draws international visitors and locals from the Provence and Languedoc regions. The festival is held in the month of July.
Another great festival hosted in the South of France is Carcassone! It offers a variety of activities that draws crowds from far and wide. It is something worth checking out!