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Lançon de Provence

Mainly famous for its motorway toll-booth, Lançon de Provence is actually a very pleasant village and a good base for visiting Provence.

Horse-and-carriage rides
Horse-and-carriage rides
What a great way to explore Provence or have fun with the family!... M. INIESTA can offer: rides in a carriage drawn by Kaline, the shire-horse, rides in a cart drawn by Panpan the donkey, or just wal...
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Nature trail
Swimming pool
Culture and traditions
La Patrouille de France (acrobatic aircraft display team)  Lançon de Provence
La Patrouille de France (acrobatic aircraft display team)
Lançon de Provence is where you can get the best view of this air display team taking-off and performing their air acrobatics. The team practises on Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes, mainly during the winter. A good time is guaranteed!

The castle  Lançon de Provence
The castle
The castle is not open to visitors but it makes a really good impression when you arrive.

Chapelle Saint Cyr  Lançon de Provence
Chapelle Saint Cyr
Beautiful chapel.

February  Lançon de Provence
Carnival: genuine typically Provençal carnival, with parades of floats and folk-music and dancing, marking the end of winter. "Monsieur Carnaval" is tried and then burnt in the square.

May  Lançon de Provence
Olive Festival: a day spent in festivities connected with grape and olive growing. Many producers attend the festival and describe their activities, with a range of styles to suit all tastes! Oil-tasting, pony and trap rides etc.

July  Lançon de Provence
Every year there is an open-air film show in the square, with films suitable for all the family.

  Lançon de Provence
Festival des Roquilles: 10 days of plays and other theatre shows in the former quarry. Some are suitable for children.

August  Lançon de Provence
Saint Symphorien village festival: 5 day festival with boules competitions, fun-fair and all sorts of other entertainment.

End of october  Lançon de Provence
End of october
Foire aux santons (Provençal Christmas crib figures fair): this one is the first of the year held in the area.