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City:Foix

Bamboo Park of Ariège

J F M A M J J A S O N D
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

Rose Festival at Camon

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Camon, situated around 30km west of Foix, is listed as one of the "Les Plus Beaux Villages de France" ("Most Beautiful Villages of France").
Each year on the third Sunday of May, Camon celebrates the rose, the village featuring more than 200 roses climbing the facades of its houses.
Date: May 21st 2017
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.camon09.org
eyecandyAddress:Camon, Ariège
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Medieval Days at Foix Castle

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This edition of the festival brings together the medieval construction tradesmen: builders, rope makers, blacksmiths etc.
Dates: May 27th and 28th 2017
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.sites-touristiques-ariege.fr
eyecandyAddress:Foix Castle, Foix
eyecandyPhone:05 61 05 10 10

Sacred Art Festival

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This festival presents religious art in all its forms through diverse means of artistic expression : instrumental music, song, danse, dramatic arts, visual art, etc. through concerts, recitals, theatre, conferences, exhibitions.
The concerts take place in the churches and chapels of Couserans region.
Dates: from May 25th to June 4th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.tourisme-stgirons-stlizier.fr
eyecandyAddress:Saint Lizier, Ariège
eyecandyPhone:05 61 96 77 77