In this area a lot of festivals take place, especially in the summer season. With passionate people and the interest of visitors, many feasts and festivals are located in Pays de Sommières and enrich the cultural landscape of the region. For more details about the next upcoming events, please take a look here les manifestations à venir.
Village festivals, called Fêtes Votives, are unmissable events in the life of the inhabitants. Typically, they start in May and end in October and celebrates local traditions. The Camargue bull, a key player in these times is brought into the arena to face the raseteurs and show agility. More information here
Jazz à Junas
For 15 years, Jazz in Junas offers a Jazz Festival in the ancient quarries of Junas. This magical place welcomes every summer great musiciens and artists of international renown.
Les Rencontres de la Pierre
This event exists for 26 years and brings together the best of European stonemasons. Trade, works locally manufactured and music make a friendly party for everyone!
Music and traditional dances. A party who returns every year in January. Family people come to participate, learn traditional dances, sing and have fun! Follow their news here
Since 2019 a brand new festival takes place in Sommières’ Castle. It is called « CinéJazz à la Tour ». Music films can be watched and there are jazz or blues concerts.
Villevieille – Salinelles
For over 45 years, one of the most important festival with classical musique takes place in Château de Villevieille and in the Chapelle Saint Julien de Montredon inSalinelles Both are exceptional places where music fans enjoy exceptional concerts!