The history of the fig in Vézénobres is millennial. It is indeed the Romans, in the second century BC, who imported the fig tree in France and implanted it in Vézénobres.
From that time on, this “bush” (because yes, it is indeed a bush and not a tree, contrary to what one might think), will remain in this village and contribute to its fame. However, it is only between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries that the culture of the fig becomes more widespread, with a great eventcommercial around this fruit (which by the way is not really a fruit): the fair of Saint Andrew, which was held every year on November 30. The fig, dried, then began to make the reputation of Vézénobres, until becoming nowadays a real tourist attraction.