MARCH Visit La Fontaine de Vaucluse in the Luberon and view the river in full spate.
Rebecca's Aix offers antique shopping trips to Isle-sur-la-Sorgue.
MAY The best month for wild flowers on the Montagne Sainte Victoire and the surrounding area.
Journee des Plantes - plant fair Jardin d'Albertas, Bouc-bel-air
26 to 27 May http://www.jardinsalbertas.com/
JUNE Rendez-vous aux jardins - garden open days 1 to 3 June
Salon Vivre Cote Sud - fantastic fair selling wonderful furnishings and decorative
items as well as garden inspiration. 8 to 11 June Parc Jourdan, Aix-en-Provence
Fete de la Musique - music in the street - 21 June
JULY Festival d'Aix - world renowned opera and music festival . 4 to 24 July
Rencontres Arles - Photograpy exhibition 2 July to 23 September
Piano Festival - La Roque d'Antheron 20 July to 18 August
A quieter month on the tourist front but still great weather .
Journees de Patrimoine - a chance to visit private houses (Hotel Particulier) that are normally closed to
the public - mid September.
OCTOBER Good walking weather - visit the Gorges du Verdon to see the autumn colours without the crowds.
DECEMBER Chalets de Noel - Christmas shopping on the Cours Mirabeau
Santon Market - a wonderful opportunity to see and buy santons (Nativity
creche figures with a Provencal twist).
Year round Le Grand Theatre de Provence - Theatre, dance, opera and concerts.
Rebecca's Aix offers Market and Shopping Tours of Aix-en-Provence, as well
as trips to Isle-sur-la -Sorgue hunting for antiques and collectables.