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City:Agen

Grand Pruneau Show

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Grand Pruneau Show that takes place the last weekend of August (begining of September) is the Agen's cultural and gastronomical festival.
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.grandpruneaushow.fr
eyecandyAddress:Agen
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Duras Medieval Festival

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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 7th 2016 starting at 3:00pm.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.medieval.dropt.org/actualite/index.php
eyecandyAddress:Duras, Lot-et-Garonne
eyecandyPhone:05 53 93 71 18

Medieval Days in Monflanquin

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Animations include: Parades, plays, street theater, medieval market, medieval buffet etc.
Dates: August 14, 15 2016
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.monflanquin-tourisme.com
eyecandyAddress:Monflanquin, Lot-et-Garonne
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Wine Fest of Duras

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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 14th 2016
eyecandyWeb Site:www.cotesdeduras.com/
eyecandyAddress:47120 DURAS
eyecandyPhone: +33 5 53 83 63 06

World Jam Championship - Confiturades

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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
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.confituriades-beaupuy.com
eyecandyAddress:Beaupuy, Lot-et-Garonne
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Agen Museum

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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).
eyecandyWeb Site:www.ot-agen.org/fr/visiter/musee_beaux_arts.asp
eyecandyAddress:Place du Docteur Esquirol 47000 AGEN
eyecandyPhone:05.53.69.47.23