Various information

Chorégies d’Orange => From June 20th to August 4th 2018

Avignon Festival => from the 6th to the 29th of July 2018

The unusual Christmas in Carpentras in 2017

The unusual Christmas in Carpentras in 2017

From December 1st to January 30th: The large Provencal nativity scene.

From December 21st to 24th: The gourmet Christmas market. Unusual Christmas in Carpentras.
December 16th and 17th and December 23th to 31th : Street performances.

From December 16th  to January 07th : On ice activities.

On December 23rd : Big show.

Nativity scene

Nativity scene

Avignon celebrates Christmas.

In the weeks leading up to Christmas and New Year, the city dresses up and lights up!

Avignon in December is a particularly popular city to discover Christmas traditions in Provence while shopping in anticipation of the festivities year-end.

The Roure Palace exhibits each year a different nativity scene, displayed with a table of thirteen desserts. (a provencal tradition).

Free entry.

The Christmas Village

The Christmas Village

The Christmas Village opens its doors from December 16th to 23rd. It consists of about forty cottages gathered on the two main places, adjoining one another.
Many animations are planned on the week.

You can go ice skating, pony rides, and so on.