Truffle Fest on January
This two-day truffle festival in Sarlat-la-Canéda, Dordogne, features renowned black truffles. .
Lemon Fest on February
Monumental sculptures and floats of menton lemon crafted from the fruit at the seaside town’s Lemon Festival.
Sea Urchin Fest in February
Fest takes place in the fishing port of Carry-le-Rouet
Ham Fest in
Since 1462, the finest cured ham in the country has been honoured with zeal at Bayonne's famed ham market in Pays Basque.
Scallop Fest in
This two-day festival features delicious scallops caught in Brittany's Baie de St-Brieuc.
Cherries Fest in
Roussillon's sun-kissed Céret celebrates its cherry harvest with two days of markets, tas
tings, and live music. .
Garlic Fest in
During the garlic fair, the honey-colored village of Uzès in Languedoc is filled with heady scents.
Oysters Fest in
Throughout the summer, seafaring villages along the Atlantic Coast's Bassin de Thau celebrate the le
gendary Bouzigues oyster and rowdy oyster feasts with tastings.
Champagne Fest in
This weekend celebration honouring the world's most famous bubbles features more than 20 top Champagne houses.
Mussels Fest in
Lille's largest outdoor flea market is as much about overdosing on mussels as it is about bargain hunting.
Chestnuts Fest in
Pick, munch, and fill up on sweet chestnuts native to the forests of Collobrières in Provence's Massif des
Cow Fest in
The return of cattle from alpine summer pastures has been reason to party since the Middle Ages.
Chilli Pepper Fest in
Highlights of this chili-pepper fair in Espelette, Pays Basque, include an official blessing of th
e town's chilli peppers.
Wine Fest in November
This three-day wine feast includes tastings, food, and a private wine auction on Burgundy's famed
Christmas Market in December
Strasbourg's month-long Christmas Market features fairy-light-covered shops offering crafts and spicy bredele (biscuits).