Best time to go to Provence & French Riviera

The Long Night of Museums 2020

A perfect opportunity to visit the great museums of Provence for free!

The Long Night of Museums in Provence & French Riviera 2020 - Best Time
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Provence is famous o​f its museums. The lifestyle and magnificent natural landscapes of this region have attracted lots of painters and artists throughout the years, and now their works are in local museums and galleries. Carrieres de Lumieres and Musee Yves Brayer paintings in Les Baux de Provence, Musee Simon Segal Contemporary Art in Aups, Atelier Cezanne and Fondation Vasarely in Aix-en-Provence, Fondation Van Gogh in Arles, Musee Nationale de Fernand Leger near Biot and this is not nearly the whole list of museums and galleries in Provence. Annually they open their doors for free during the Long​ Night of Museums. The closing hour is postponed, and the visitors can enter the museums at night for free. The Night of Museums is usually held on Saturday closest to May 18th—International Museum Day.

The Long Night of Museums in Provence & French Riviera - Best Season 2020
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