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Experience the magic of Christmas in Vallauris-Golfe Juan

This year, Vallauris Golfe Juan invites you to join its enchanted end-of-year celebrations. With Christmas markets, illuminations, children’s activities and guided Christmas tours, you’re all welcome in Vallauris Golfe Juan!

christmas ILLUMINATIONS

Switching on the Christmas lights in Vallauris – Friday 8 December

Dance show by Danse avec Kadija

Venue: in front of the Saint Anne/Saint Martin Church, Vallauris at 6.00pm

Launch of the Telethon

Venue: Place Jacques Cavasse, Vallauris at 7.00pm

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Switching on the Christmas lights in Golfe-Juan – Saturday 9 December

Follow-up of the lantern parade

Venue: Square Nabonnand, Golfe-Juan at 6.00pm

A FESTIVE CHRISTMAS IN VALLAURIS GOLFE-JUAN

Christmas Pottery Market in Vallauris – Sunday 10 December

Tableware, decoration, jewellery, artistic items: ceramics on offer in all their various uses, techniques and materials such as stoneware, earthenware, porcelain, glazed, polished, smoked clay, raku…

Organised in partnership with A.V.E.C.

Venue: Place de la Libération, Vallauris – from 9.30am to 6.00pm – free entry

Christmas market in Golfe-Juan – Saturday 16 December

Art, crafts, gifts, food stands, musical festive atmosphere, work groups for children. Organised in partnership with the Quai Sud retailers’ association.

Venue: Golfe-Juan town centre – from 10.00am to 5.00pm – free entry

“The Christmas Fairies” show (circus) in Vallauris – Saturday 23 December

By the Eklabul company

Venue: Place de l’Homme au Mouton, Vallauris – 2.30pm – free

“Magic Christmas” show (magic) in Golfe-Juan – Saturday 23 December

By magician Xavier Châtel

Venue: Avenue de Verdun, Golfe-Juan – 6.00pm – free

EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED

Christmas activities in Vallauris – Sunday 10 December

from 10.00am to 12.30pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm – free

  • Place de l’Homme au Mouton:

Inflatable structures, creative workshops, photocall area

  • Avenue Georges Clemenceau:

Santa Claus walkabout, creative workshops, face painting, pony ride and small farm, magical walkabout

– 10.00am: Musical atmosphere (La Lyre d’Argile)

– 11.30am: Choir (MJC)

– 3.00pm: Dance (Danse avec Kadija)

– 3.30pm: Choir (Le Club du Soleil)

– 4.00pm: Singing (Music and voice)

– Magical walkabout

Christmas activities in Golfe-Juan – Saturday 16 December

Santa Claus walkabout, creative workshops, face painting, pony ride and small farm, magical walkabout

Venue: Avenue du Midi – from 10.00am to 12.30pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm – Free

christmas in VALLAURIS GOLFE JUAN also means…

Christmas concert in Vallauris – Saturday 16 December

The “Gazoux” and the Saint-Sauveur dance group, Lilianne Baldet-Simon and Voix do ré, present this Christmas concert, which begins with a dance demonstration on Place de l’Homme au Mouton.

Venue: Saint Anne/Saint Martin Church, Vallauris – 4.30pm – free entry

A.V.E.C. Association Vallaurienne d’Expansion Céramique – From 1 December to 7 January

A.V.E.C. Temporary Boutique: Sale of works by artists and craftsmen and women at the Arias Picasso room – 35 Avenue Georges Clemenceau – Free entry

  • Open Monday to Saturday from 10.00am to 12.30pm and 2.30pm to 6.00pm
  • Sunday from 10.00am to 12.30pm
  • Closed 25 December and 1 January

new year swim

Can you take on the New Year swim challenge? Nothing could be better than a good swim to start the year off right, don’t you agree?

Monday 1 January 2024 at 11.00am

Plage du Soleil/Picasso Golfe-Juan

a little CULTURE…

Guided tour “in the footsteps of Picasso in Vallauris”

Led with real passion by our guide Sabrina, this tour, dotted with anecdotes, helps you discover the emotional links Picasso had with Vallauris through the places he frequented and works he created there.

Thursday, by reservation only at the Tourist Office (tel. 04 93 63 18 38)

Lasts 2 hours – price €8 adults/€5 children (8/18 years old)

Includes entrance ticket to the National Picasso Museum “War and Peace”, Magnelli Museum, Ceramics Museum.

Durée 2h00 – prix 8 € adultes /5 € enfants (8/18ans)

Incluant le billet d’entrée au Musée National Picasso « la Guerre et la Paix », musée Magnelli, musée de la céramique.

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