Camping Holidays in Languedoc & Roussillon
There are lots of ‘Grandes Spectacles’ in Valras Plage during the summer months. White dress is mandatory for the three day festival of Saint Pierre, a traditional festival of the fishermen and the sea. Enjoy the street processions, dragon boat challenge, dancing and the fireworks on the jetty. On the Sunday evening a lantern procession returns the statue of Saint Pierre to the church. 2020 dates to be confirmed.
Every year in June, Sérignan holds the ‘Fêtes du Partage’, where all generations are brought together in a spirit of joy to celebrate living together. Everyone is immersed in the Occitan culture with music, theatre and dancing. The festival culminates in a fireworks display, with the sky illuminated in the colours of the Occitan and Catalonia - red and yellow. 2020 date to be confirmed.
Gastronomic, musical, and sporting... there are lots of events in and around Marseillan to enjoy. For example, there is the ‘Fiest’a Sete’ where there is free Creole and Chilean music and the ‘Fete de l’Huitre’ (oysters), where there is wine, dancing, amazing views, and of course, oysters. 2020 dates to be confirmed.
16th August sees the feast of St Roch, the patron saint of Sérignan. There is a procession after mass, where the statue of St Roch tours the city, followed by a parade of riders, horse-drawn carriages, adults and children. On this feast day the inhabitants bless their horses, co-workers, winemakers, farmers and pets.