1- Avignon: Alterosa rose event

concert shadows

© C. Rodde 


Alterarosa is the rose event in Avignon, it will take place from May 5th-8th.
The roses will fill the Palace of the Popes with their fragrant blooms, and the public will have the chance to discover the great rose growers’ latest creations.

Nevertheless, the event will spread out through the entire city of Avignon with a pink display for more conviviality and artistic discoveries. Do not miss: the huge picnic in the garden with a concert on Sunday, the pink “tour” of the city, trainings, exhibitions, conferences and many other surprises. More information here. 



2-   The fire of Flamenco in Nîmes 


night illumination castle

Nîmes Festival Flamenco Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía © Luis Castilla  

Musicians and dancers of all kinds reflect the diversity in the world of Flamenco. Film, exhibitions, and classes pepper the calendar all month. 

More information here.



3- Wine tastings and specialties in Dijon

viw of dijon at night


An architecturally delightful starting point for Burgundy wine tasting, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to unforgettable landscapes. 

Offered year-round. More information here.


4- Jazz lovers unite in Clermont Ferrand 

jazz player



Welcoming thousands of musicians and thousands more spectators since the late 80s, Jazz en Tête celebrates open-minded music.

October 18–22, 2016. More information here.


5- Mulhouse : "Women's stories" and "Impertinente" by Chantal Thomass


Until October 9th, the Textile Printing museum in Mulhouse presents an overview of women in textile from the second half of 18th century to nowadays. This exhibition is completed by a retrospective of the famous french mode designer Chantal Thomass, with over hundred creations in lingerie, prêt-à-porter and accessories. The regular collections of the museum include a presentation of the different printing techniques as well as their evolution. More information here.