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Agen Museum

Category:Museums and Exhibitions Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

The Agen Museum is one of the most important art and history museums of Aquitain region. It features 5 Goya paintings, Sisley and Tintoret art as well as Roman art. The museum can be visited free the first Sunday's of the month as well as during the Grand Pruneau Show that takes place the last weekend of August (begining of September).

Web Site:www.ot-agen.org/fr/visiter/musee_beaux_arts.asp
Address:Place du Docteur Esquirol 47000 AGEN
Phone:05.53.69.47.23

"Festival de la Voix" of Moissac

Category:Concerts Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

This traditional music festival is held every year since 1996.
Dates: June 15 to 25 2017.

free thing to do
Web Site:moissac-culture.fr/
Address:82200 Moissac, Tarn-et-Garonne
Phone:05 63 04 01 85

Bruch Medieval Festival

Category:Medieval Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

This year again, for the 7th time, the "Compagnie des Tours" will take the visitor few centuries back in time and allow him/her to immerse himself/herself, during one weekend, in a medieval atmosphere in the heart of Bruch castrum.
Through the maze of streets of the town, the visitor will live to the rhythm of knights, lords, troubadours and other medieval characters, which will mix the sounds of the horns with that one of swords that cross ...
The festival takes place on June 3 and 4 2017

free thing to do
Web Site:lacompagniedestours.free.fr/spip.php?rubrique18
Address:Bruch, Lot-et-Garonne Department
Phone:

Nightly markets in Duras

Category:Food and Wine Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Summer nocturnal market, food and entertainment.
Every Thursday night from 06 July to 07 September 2017

Web Site:www.paysdeduras.com/manifestations/marchas-nocturnes-a-duras-8.html
Address:47120 DURAS
Phone: +33 5 53 83 63 06

Festivino - Wine Festival

Category:Food and Wine Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

The feast takes place in the village of Cocumont, Lot-et-Garonne department of southwest France.
Wine tasting, farmer's market, music etc.
Dates: July 28th and 29th 2017

free thing to do
Web Site:festivino47.com
Address:Cocumont, Lot-et-Garonne
Phone: +33 5 53 20 74 46

Bonaguil* Castle Medieval Show

Category:Medieval Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Dates: July 8th and 9th 2017
* For more information about Bonaguil castle click here

Web Site:www.medievalesbonaguil.fr
Address:Fumel, Lot-et-Garonne
Phone:

Gavaudun Medieval Festival

Category:Medieval Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Animations at the feet of the Gavaudun fort ruins recreating a medieval atmosphere.
Date: Sunday July 16th 2017.

Web Site:www.chateaudegavaudun.com
Address:47150 Gavaudun, Lot et Garonne
Phone:

Marmande Tomato Festival

Category:Town/City Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Every year in July, the town of Marmande -some 60km north west of Agen in the Lot-et-Garonne department - celebrates the tomatoes in all its varieties, shapes, colors, tastes! For two days, the city dressed in red, receives Michelin starred chefs, parades to the sound of music bands and rends homage to the famous "Apple of Love" - the tomato.
Dates: July 21st to 23rd 2017

free thing to do
Web Site:www.valdegaronne.com
Address:Marmande, Lot-et-Garonne
Phone:

Wine Fest of Duras

Category:Food and Wine Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Sunday tasting of Côtes de Duras wine, all day entertainment for children, free concert with the Band Street Bikers, hot air balloon flight (weather permitting in the evening).
Date: August 12th and 13th 2017

Web Site:www.cotesdeduras.com/
Address:47120 DURAS
Phone:+33 5 53 83 63 06

World Jam Championship - Confiturades

Category:Food and Wine Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

The event take place in the village of Beaupuy, Lot-et-Garonne department.
It includes: jam making demonstrations, cooking with jam demonstrations, the Jam Brotherhood presentation, jam market, music etc.
Dates: August 18th and 19th 2017

free thing to do
Web Site:www.confituriades-beaupuy.com
Address:Beaupuy, Lot-et-Garonne
Phone:

Duras Medieval Festival

Category:Medieval Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Duras Medieval Festival is a stop of the itinerant festival called "Itinérance médiévale". This medieval festival that started in year 2000 takes place each year in different towns in the Lot-et-Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde departments.
Animations include: falconry, knights' tournament and a medieval dinner.
Date: August 6th 2017 starting at 3:00pm.

Web Site:www.paysdeduras.com/manifestations/madiavale-en-vallae-du-dropt-a-duras.html
Address:Duras, Lot-et-Garonne
Phone:05 53 93 71 18

Grand Pruneau Show

Category:Town/City Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Grand Pruneau Show that takes place the last weekend of August (begining of September) is the Agen's cultural and gastronomical festival.

free thing to do
Web Site:www.grandpruneaushow.fr
Address:Agen
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Medieval Days in Monflanquin

Category:Town/City Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

Animations include: Parades, plays, street theater, medieval market, medieval buffet etc.
Dates: August 14, 15 2017

free thing to do
Web Site:www.monflanquin-tourisme.com
Address:Monflanquin, Lot-et-Garonne
Phone:

Saint André Fest in Monflanquin

Category:Town/City Festival Activity month: J F M A M J J A S O N D

This local festival is celebrated each year since 1256 in the first Monday of December and its preceding weekend.
Animations include: farmer's market,exhibitions, activities of local associations etc.

Web Site:www.monflanquin-tourisme.com/sortir/les-animations-phares/
Address:Monflanquin, Lot-et-Garonne
Phone:

Pipe Organ Concerts

Category:Concerts Activity month:

Free organ concerts offered at Cathédrale Saint-Caprais of Agen by "Orgue en France" organization. For schedule check out the organization web site.

free thing to do
Web Site:www.orgue-en-france.org
Address:Cathédrale Saint-Caprais, Agen, Lot-et-Garonne
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