This week’s events in the Golfe of St Tropez (01/04/2019 – 07/04/2019)

Hi everyone! Another week is here. We are slowly getting closer to the beginning of the season. Yesterday’s marathon was a success and now everyone will be looking for their next challenge or big outing to look forward to.

So as promised here is my little recap of this week’s events :

Thursday 4th April :

  • Loto at the Casino ‘Barrière’ in Sainte Maxime. Starting time : 1500. ID mandatory at entrance in order to access the game rooms.

Friday 5th April :

  • Musical evening with DJ at ‘Le Nautic’ restaurant in Sainte Maxime. 2200 to 0100.
  • The municipal sport’s centre of La Croix Valmer is organising 2 hikes per month. Inscription is mandatory at the sport’s centre office (beneath the Constantin forum) or over the phone (04 98 11 48 87). 5€ entrance fee, possibility of purchasing 10 tickets for 50€ (can also be used for the VTT and paddle board outings).

Saturday 6th April :

  • Come and celebrate Golfe Up’s 2nd anniversary!! From 0900 to 1800, you can enjoy many promotions including buy 1 get one free on buckets of balls for the practice range, a free 15min Trackman session with a coach, unlimited access to the course for 10€ instead of 35€ and -20% discounts at the pro shop.
  • Joke Club at the Casino ‘Barrière’ in Sainte Maxime. 2300 to 0400.
  • Musical evening with DJ at ‘Le Nautic’ restaurant in Sainte Maxime. 2200 to 0100.
  • 6th – 7th : Rétropézien – vintage motorcycle rally. This annual gathering reunites bike owners with motorcycles dating back to 1960 and before. After the morning market, the bikers meet at La Place des Lices at 1430 to enjoy a ride through the Maures country.
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Sunday 7th April :

  • Les Greniers dans la Rue : One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. From 0800 to 1800, come and buy all sorts of things at this garage sale in the heart of Cogolin (Rues Gambetta & Hoche). Proceeds go to the AGDA (Association du Golfe contre la Détresse Animale), an association dedicated to helping distressed animals.
  • Easter egg hunt in Grimaud : The traditional Easter egg hunt is back again and will take place in the heart of the village. A real race for clues in order to solve the enigmas related to the heritage of the village. The magician of the castle, the guardian of the mill, the clock master, the flower vendor and the stone mason will all guide you. The solved riddles will give you access to the treasure… the chocolate treasure. Departure Place Vieille at 1030, free participation. Organised by Grimaud Animations.

It really feels like the season is starting to kick off with more and more big events coming soon.

Last week of school and the French kids break up for Easter holidays! In France, schools have 2-week holidays 4 times during the school year (October, Xmas, February and Easter) and then 10 weeks in the summer!! Plenty of time off, so it’s always good to have fun events going on to entertain the kids.

Thanks for reading and tune back in next week for the school holiday activities. Until next time, Yasmin M.