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Events and Activities

City:Foix

Fig Fest

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The fest takes place in Mas d'Azil - some 30km (18 mi) north east of Foix - every year since 2000.
Animations include: demonstrations of fig gem making, unusual fig based dishes, music, dances etc.
Dates: September 30th and October 1st 2017
freebie
eyecandyWeb Site:www.tourisme-arize-leze.com
eyecandyAddress:Place du champ de mars, 09290 LE MAS D'AZIL
eyecandyPhone: 05 61 68 97 08

Bamboo Park of Ariège

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A remarkable garden "Jardin Remarquable" recognized as such by “Le Comité des Parcs et Jardins de France” dedicated to bamboo!
eyecandyWeb Site:parcauxbambous.com/
eyecandyAddress:Lapenne, Ariège
eyecandyPhone:05 61 60 52 11

Apple Festival at Mirepoix

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Apple as in fruit ... not Apple Inc.
Mirepoix is situated 36km (22mi) north east of Foix.
Dates: October 14th, 5th 2017
freebie
eyecandyWeb Site:www.tourisme-mirepoix.com
eyecandyAddress:Mirepoix, Ariège
eyecandyPhone:

Gastronomy Festival of Mirepoix

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A two days festival centered on the local gastronomy: farmers' market, cooking workshops, wine festival, street music etc.
Dates: October 21st (evening) and 22nd 2017
freebie
eyecandyWeb Site:www.tourisme-mirepoix.com
eyecandyAddress:Place Maréchal Leclerc, 09500 MIREPOIX
eyecandyPhone:05 61 68 13 02