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A little trip through life

Come and take a little trip with me - through my life and with a few other people as well.....You can listen to the music if you don't like the photos....!
Jan/ian (Mr le Marquis - Iwmpop ) Personal Slideshow: Ian’s trip from Le Creusot, Burgundy, France to Nîmes was created by TripAdvisor. See another Nîmes slideshow. Create your own stunning slideshow with our free photo slideshow maker.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Happenings in the Region....

If you prefer reading this in French, just click on the button on the right:

Midnight suppers for Christmas and of New Year's Evein the Camargue, in Alpilles and the South of the Cevennes

Hotels, B&B, holiday homes, camping ...

November 2011
What’s on
next month?

December 2011


LES SAINTES-MARIES DE LA MER Taù  Races FinalOn Wednesday 2 November. 
Complete programme.
A few events from the December calendar are given as a preview here. The Newsletter No 81 that you will receive on 24 November will provide more information about the events taking place in December and will give a preview of some of January events.

LES SAINTES-MARIES DE LA MER Festival of Abrivado on the Eastern Beach. 10 & 11 November. Bulls are released and brought to the village arenasfor more information
 Celebrate Christmas or New Year's Eve, in Camargue, an unforgettable experience.Discover and book your Midnight supper in Camargue

LES SAINTES-MARIES DE LA MER Beach ChallengeSunday 13 November 2011 - Running 100% on the beach, event organised by the SNSM. Complete information
 "Les Marchés de Noël"Christmas markets in CamargueLES SAINTES-MARIES DE LA MER
9 to 11 Dec.

AIGUES-MORTES from 17 to 25 Dec

AIGUES MORTES 15th ‘ECRAN LIBRE’ FESTIVAL from 11 to 20 Nov, Special effects and 3D images International Festival, from 17 to 20 Nov. Complete information
27 & 30 DecemberAbrivado by torchlight in the streets of the villageComplete information

SAINT-LAURENT D'AIGOUZE 3rd HANDICRAFT AND LOCAL PRODUCE TRADE SHOWSaturday 5 and Sunday 6 November. Complete information
VAUVERT CONCERT CAF'CONF ARAGONSaturday 16 December.School auditorium, presented by Courant scène complete information

 " Gypsy evenings " in Camargue
La Table des BaumellesEl Campo - Le Piccolo"LE DELTA"Hôtel Le Pont des Bannes
 " Gypsy evenings " in Camargue
La Table des BaumellesEl Campo - Le Piccolo"LE DELTA"Hôtel Le Pont des Bannes

ALL AROUND THE REGION "Special offers" CamargueDiscover the astonishing Camargue at very special conditions 2 to 4 stars hotels... B&Bs. All the offers
ALL AROUND THE REGION "Special offers" CamargueDiscover the astonishing Camargue at very special conditions 2 to 4 stars hotels... B&Bs. All the offers


Exhibition and Parade of old cars, trucks and other vehiclesTuesday 1st NovemberComplete information
Christmas MarketOn Saturday 17 and
Sunday 18 December
Complete information

 Country Ball
All profits go to Téléthon.
Sunday 27 November at 2pmComplete information
Christmac MarketFrom Friday 2
to Sunday 4 December
Complete information

Little market for a "Big Supper"From Friday 16
to Sunday 18 December
Complete information

We hope that we will be able to display more information about the Alpilles regionin our next newsletter.

It is summer time in Australia... What about spending the festive season over there?

 Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve in the middle of summer in MARYBOROUGH, Queensland, Australia. Discover the marvels of the Great Barrier Reef.Cécile, a French lady will welcome you in her charming holiday house and will recommend the best places to visit in Queensland.
Visit Cécile and Stephen’s Eco Queenslander


Wedding in Camargue and Petite Camargue, Magical places for your wedding...... Reception rooms and logistics - Magical places for unforgettable

 Institut "Beauty Lounge Hammam, BLHSolarium, hammam, beauticians, hands and feet skin care, modeling, waxing, nailsVisit the website

 Photos of CamargueFor tour operators, coach agencies and their advertising companies, editors and printersCamargue photo bank

 CAMARGUE.TV - Production Partner
Shooting locations; photography logistic; cinema; television; acting resources; and administrative assistance
Complete Information

These are some ideas given by our partners, visitor information centres, associations...
More info on various festivals and events in Camargue and Petite Camargue calendar.

Alpilles calendar.

For confirmation, please contact the organisers or visitor information centres.