Pré de Provence Celebrates Bastille Day

Happy Bastille Day everyone! In case you didn't know, today is Bastille Day! This is such a special holiday for Pré de Provence and all of France. Keep reading to learn a little more about Bastille Day and the ways you can celebrate. 

What is Bastille Day?

According to, Bastille Day is “a holiday celebrating the storming of the Bastille—a military fortress and prison—on July 14, 1789, in a violent uprising that helped usher in the French Revolution.”

Similar to the 4th of July in America, Bastille Day is a public holiday in France. It is celebrated nationwide with fireworks, parties and parades.

Why is Bastille Day special to Pré de Provence?

Bastille Day is important to us because our products are proudly made in France. Although we are a Seattle, WA based company, our roots are firmly planted in France.

How can you celebrate Bastille Day?

Of course, the ultimate way to celebrate Bastille Day is to experience it in France. Most of us won’t be hopping on an international flight this weekend, so here are 10 little ways to celebrate no matter where you are!

  1. Watch a French Flick
  2. Have crepes
  3. Drink French Wine
  4. Indulge in French Cheeses
  5. Lather yourself in French Soap
  6. Enjoy a French-inspired Picnic
  7. Host a Parisian themed party
  8. Learn French
  9. Eat some macarons
  10. Listen to French music

We hope you find a little way to celebrate today and don’t forget you can enjoy a little piece of France every day with luxurious French soaps from Pré de Provence.

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