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City:Lourdes

Gavarnie Festival

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Taking place in an open sky setting, in the "Cirque de Gavarnie", a UNESCO listed natural wonder, at 1 450 m above sea level, the festival features this year the play "Dracula, Prince des ombres" - "Dracula, Prince of the shadows".
Nightly from the 25th of July to the 6th of August 2017.
The show starts at 9:00 pm.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.festival-gavarnie.com
eyecandyAddress:Gavarnie, Hautes-Pyrénées
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Equestria Festival of Tarbes

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Tarbes is a city situated some 22km (13.6 mi) north of Lourdes. It is the location of the "préfecture" of the Hautes Pyrénées department of south west France.
It is also the site of one of the most important equestrian centers in France.
Each year in July the city of Tarbes organizes the equestrian festival called "Equestria". The highlights of the festival include horses actors and horses dancers.
The festival features also demonstrations of horsemastership on the streets of Tarbes. Dates: July 26th to 30th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.festivalequestria.com
eyecandyAddress:Tarbes
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"Fête du gâteau à la broche"

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"Fête du gâteau à la broche", the BBQ Cake Festival, is organized by the Brotherhood of the BBQ Cake on the 16th of July 2017 in the town of Arreau, Hautes-Pyrenees, some 50km (30 mi) south east of Lourdes.
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eyecandyAddress:Arreau, Hautes-Pyrénées
eyecandyPhone:05 62 40 75 60

Lourdes Museums

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Some of Lourdes museums are: The Pyrenees Museum housed in the Lourdes Castle: features the largest art, popular traditions and historic item collections related with the Pyreneen Mountains region. www.chateufort-lourdes.fr
The Wax Museum - it tries to recreate scenes from the New Testament and the life of Bernadette Soubirous. www.musee-de-cire-lourdes.com
The House of Sainte Bernadette - situated at 2 Rue Bernadette de Soubirous. The house where the parents of Sainte Bernadette lived displays photos and objects related to the life of the Saint.
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eyecandyAddress:Lourdes
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Madiran Classical Music Festival

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The Festival is now part of the summer landscape of the region, it enjoys a good reputation in terms of its musical quality, and the second part, the traditional tasting of wine from Madiran region and pacherenc Vic Bihl, allows to meet the musicians, wine makers and exchange impressions.
The concerts take place in the Madiran Church, Aydie church, Château de Crouseilles and Château Montus-Castelnau Rivière .
2017 Date: July 16th, 19th, 21st, 22nd, 27th
eyecandyWeb Site:musiqueenmadiran.fr
eyecandyAddress:Madiran
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"Orpheon" Male Choir Concerts

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"Orpheon" is a men vocal group that has existed since 1867. The group that calls itself "Les enfants de Barège" (children of Barège mountain region) has won throughout the time numerous awards and the international recognition for their mountaineer repertory.
Concerts in the church of Luz St Sauveur on June 14, July 24, August 25 and September 19 2017. Concerts start at 9:00pm.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.orpheondeluz.com
eyecandyAddress:65120 Luz St Sauveur
eyecandyPhone:0683174704

Fête de la transhumance

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This celebration of transhumance takes place in the town of ARGELES-GAZOST some 12km (7.8 mi) South of Lourdes.
Animations include gathering and blessing of the herds, songs and folklore of Pyrenees, bell ringers, bandas.
Date: July 8th, 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.argeles-gazost.com
eyecandyAddress:15 Place de la République, 65400 ARGELES-GAZOST
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