Beaucaire photo beaucaire0042s.jpg (7 k) Beaucaire — an ancient town on the banks of the Rhône, with a Medieval old town and a nearby troglodyte abbey carved into the rocks.
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 Carcassonne photo carcassonne0001s.jpg (5 k) Fortified Villages
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 Pont du Gard photo pont-du-gard0008s.jpg (8 k) Pont du Gard – a three-level stone aqueduct crossing the Gardon river valley 25 km west of Avignon. Built over 2000 years ago by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, the son-in-law of Augustus. Great to visit in the autumn, when the summer crowds are gone.


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 Uzès photo uzes0020s.jpg (7 k) Uzès — Uzès, once a Roman town; the 11th-c Duché castle, still with the original family. It's Place aux Herbes is a great Saturday market.

 Avignon photo avignon059s.jpg (7 k) Avignon — From a Roman town to the Palace of the Popes in the 14th century, Avignon is now a town of Festival, ponts, history, shopping and tourism.

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Sept in Provence

 Avignon photo avignon059s.jpg (7 k) The European Heritage Days (Journées du Patrimoine) in mid-Sept are hugely popular in French towns and villages. Museums and sites normally closed are open to the public. In Provence, mills, chateaux, local museums, forts and such are open, on 20-21 Sept.
Medieval festivals and markets take place in many towns, including Avignon, Mornas, Roquebrune-sur-Argens and Venasque.
The first of the annual Wine-Harvest Festivals (Fete des Vendanges) begin, including Antibes, Biot, and Cassis.

  photo  Arles has its popular Rice Festival (Fetes des Prémices du Riz), with horses and bulls,on 19-27 Sept.
Also in Arles, 20-21 Sept, is the famous Rencontres d'Arles, once called the International Photography Festival.

 Saint Remy-de-Provence photo stremy013s.jpg (7 k) St Remy-de-Provence has its Fete Votive from 26 Sept into Oct, with avrivados, course Camarguaise and other bulls and horses events.

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 Sauve photo sauve0008s.jpg (10 k) Sauve — A picturesque town on the banks of the Vidourle river, set in an area of forested hills, vineyards and orchards.

 Flamingo photo flamingo0079s.jpg (11 k) Greater Flamingo (Flamant rose) — The Greater Flamingo (Flamant rose) — is beautiful in flight.

 Remoulins photo remoulins0017s.jpg (11 k) Remoulins — a small town beside the Pont du Gard. Its Medieval old village has remnants of fortified walls, towers and a 12th century church,.

 Vézénobres photo vezenobres0003s.jpg (11 k) Vézénobres — a lovely Medieval perched village with narrow cobblestone streets, ancient houses, vaulted passages, stone walls and a tall clock tower.