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City:Foix

"Grands Chemins de la Vallée d'Ax" Festival

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Animations include: guided visites, street music and shows in the town of Ax-les-Termes, visit of the villages of the valley of Ax etc.
Dates: July 27th to July 30th 2016
eyecandyWeb Site:www.ax-animation.com
eyecandyAddress: Ax-les-Termes, Ariège
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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

Celtic d'Oc - Cazavet

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Celtic and Occitan Music Festival in Cazavet (some 50km or 31 mi west of Foix).
Many concerts are free.
Dates: July 14th et 15th 2017
freebie
eyecandyWeb Site:www.tourisme-stgirons-stlizier.fr
eyecandyAddress:09160 Cazavet, Ariège
eyecandyPhone:05 61 66 75 23

Mirepoix Historic Festival

J F M A M J J A S O N D
The town of Mirepoix - 26km north east of Foix - is each year since 1978 - the host of the July Medieval Festival.
It takes place on the third weekend of July.
Dates: July 21st to 24th 2017
freebie
eyecandyWeb Site:www.tourisme-mirepoix.com
eyecandyAddress:09500 MIREPOIX
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"Ancient scents and flavors" Country Fair of Mazères

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The fair features farm trades demonstrations, local farmer's market, an ancient car and motorbike show, a carriage exhibition.
Date: July 10th 2016
freebie
eyecandyWeb Site:www.ville-mazeres.fr
eyecandyAddress:Mazères, Ariège
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