Christmas in Saint Remy is a wonderful period, full of traditions and far from the usual Christmas ‘rush’. Come and discover Provencal costumes and ancient traditions and real values.

Fête de la lumière à Saint Rémy de Provence

December 08, 2017

In early December Saint Rémy de Provence celebrates the traditional ‘fête de la lumière’ Festival of Lights. All shops in the centre of the town remain open throughout the evening serving drinks and offering the chance to buy clothes, gifts, artworks and beautiful interior design objects. It is a charming and beautiful evening and not to be missed! During the same evening the St Remy Christmas lights are turned on.

La pastorale d'Yvan Audouart

December 15, 2017

Later in December guests can enjoy an outdoor Provencal nativity play with amateur actors from Saint Remy dressed in the role of the traditional Provencal ‘santons’. It is a wonderful Christmassy evening with hot wine served afterwards. Don’t forget to wear warm clothes!

Le petit marché du gros souper

December 15, 2017

Le Petit marché du Gros Souper is a real Provencal Christmas market which takes place before Christmas every year. One can buy the all the ingredients needed to make the 7 dishes and 13  Provencal Christmas desserts traditionally eaten in the Alpilles region at Christmas.

There is also a market for ‘santons’, the Provencal figurines used in a Christmas crèche. There is also a Provencal gift market for last minute presents.

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