Things to Do in June in and around Nice

June is the month for fab and funky music festivals in Nice

fete de la musique

Fete de la Musique June 21, Free.  A France-wide outdoor musical free-for-all, held every year on the night of the summer solstice…

Fete du Chateau Weekend   June 24-25, 2017  The only weekend of the year when you can go up to the Nice Chateau at night, for a fun music festival put on by… the Communist Party!  – Free   Cancelled for 2017, hopefully back in 2018…

Summer Nights Free Concert Series – From June 23, Free.  A wonderful all summer long series of free concerts.


Plus other Local Concerts with Nice Music Live


transhumanceThe Running of the Sheep – Free

On the Sunday that the bergers walk their 1000 sheep from their lowland winter home up to the mountains for the summer, they block all roads along the way.   Check out the yearly transhumance at Roubion Village  (accessible by the Vallee de la Tinee).

See Related Pages:

  • What to do on Sundays in Nice – free afternoon concerts, free museum days, Catholic masses, special family Opera matinees, plus a Sunday night open-air drag show in the Old Town…
  • Nice by Nite – concerts, jazz clubs, salsa and tango venues, pub quiz nights, English-language theater and movie venues…

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Photo credits: Nice Jazz Fest by Best of Nice,  Street musician licenced under Creative Commons, Sheep courtesy Nice-Matin

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