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Traditions and folklore ( Pilgrimage and procession - Fireworks - Religious celebration )

Fête de la Saint-Jean

The summer solstice has been celebrated for a long time, the origin of this event being linked to the cult of the sun!
The solstice fires were at the origin of pagan festivals, until the Catholic Christianized Church this practice.

Today, celebrated throughout the world on June 24, during Saint John the Baptist, a great fire is lit, visible from afar, around which the community gathers and celebrates.

On the program: parade with lanterns, traditional dances by the flokloric group “Lei Magnoti”, ball… will be there

Opening Thursday 24 June 2021 between 8.30 pm and 12 am.
  • French
83120 Sainte-Maxime
Tel. 08 26 20 83 83


Free access.