MARCH Visit La Fontaine de Vaucluse in the Luberon and view the river in full spate.
MAY The best month for wild flowers on the Montagne Sainte Victoire and the surrounding area.
JUNE Rendez-vous aux jardins - garden open days 7, 8 , 9 June
Salon Vivre Cote Sud - fantastic fair selling wonderful furnishings and decorative
items as well as garden inspiration. 7 to 10 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 . 3 to 22 July
Rencontres Arles - Photograpy exhibition 1 July to 22 September
Piano Festival - La Roque d'Antheron 20 July to 18 August
SEPTEMBER A quieter month on the tourist front but still great weather .
Journees de Patrimoine 7 to 8 September - a chance to visit private houses (Hotel Particulier).
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.