Creative energy, diverse talents, beautiful venues conducive to cultural exchanges, Avignon is a vibrant land of festivals all year long!
From the Festival d’Avignon created in 1947 by Jean Vilar, to the effervescent OFF Festival and the vibrant Villeneuve en Scène, there isn’t a plot of land that isn’t giving rise to performances, fun and applause. In July, the world is a stage.
Every winter, Avignon joins in the dance! With Les Hivernales dance festival, Avignon and the surrounding area are the scene of contemporary choreographic expression.
DETECTIVE NOVEL FESTIVAL DU POLAR
Detective novels in every way shape and form! In Villeneuve-lez-Avignon, for 14 years now, the historical setting of La Chartreuse has been the scene where authors of dark whodunit’s come together and meet their readers for intense exchange to the delight of all. Magical!
Music festivals abound. You like swing, groove, song, beat – you’ll find it in and around Avignon! You’re more electro, jazz, baroque or gospel? There is a festival for you.
Culture is radiant throughout all of Provence with amazing festivals of international renown including the Chorégies d’Orange, Vaison Danse, the Rencontres photo d’Arles… Pivotal steps on your initiation journey!