Activities and Interesting Things to Do
South West France
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Grand Pruneau ShowJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Duras Medieval FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Animations include: falconry, knights' tournament and a medieval dinner.
Date: August 6th 2017 starting at 3:00pm.
Medieval Days in MonflanquinJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 14, 15 2017
Nightly markets in DurasJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Wine Fest of DurasJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Date: August 12th and 13th 2017
World Jam Championship - ConfituradesJ F M A M J J A S O N D
It includes: jam making demonstrations, cooking with jam demonstrations, the Jam Brotherhood presentation, jam market, music etc.
Dates: August 18th and 19th 2017
Agen MuseumJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Tarn Tourist TrainJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The train goes between Saint Lieux les Lavaur and Martels railroad station next to the famous Martels Gardens (www.jardinsdesmartels.com) - a 35000 square meters floral park.
Cruises on the Tarn RiverJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Fashion MuseumJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Pipe Organ ConcertsJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Also, in December, the association in colaboration with Albi city hall offers on the last two Sundays before Christmas its traditional concerts that feature organ carols and music performed by various guests.
The concerts are very popular and one should arrive at least 1/2 hour before the starting time to find a place.
Occitan Festival in Cordes sur CielJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Date: August 14th and 15th 2017
"Fête du train" - Train festivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 13th 2017
Lots of wine tasting, possibility to meet the winemakers, many animations for all ages, music and fireworks.
Dates: August 4th to 6th 2017.
Saint Barthélémy Fest in NajacJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 20th and 22nd 2017.
Penne Castle Medieval FeastJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 7th, 8th and 9th 2017
Bread Feast of LautrecJ F M A M J J A S O N D
A bread market, the best croissant of Tarn competition, bread making workshops, street music etc.
Date: August 15 2017
Lautrec Pink Garlic FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The pink garlic grown in Lautrec village region is unique and famous.
Each year the village celebrated the garlic during a "Garlic Festival"!
Dates: August 4th and 5th 2017
Wine Tasting Classes in GaillacJ F M A M J J A S O N D
"Jazz in Marciac" FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The festival comprises free as well as paid concerts.
Dates: July 28th to August 15th 2017
Fleurance Astronomy FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The festival consists of a cycle of lectures, exhibitions, workshops and astronomical observations.
Dates: August 5th to 11th 2017
Les GasconnadesJ F M A M J J A S O N D
From August 26th to 27th 2017
Date: August 13, 2017
Lupiac is situated some 43km(26mi) south west of Auch.
Melon FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Date: August 11th 2017
Medieval Fest at Termes d'ArmagnacJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The Medieval Festival of Termes d'Armagnac takes place on August 5th and 6th 2017.
Saint Adrien GardenJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The garden was awarded entries in the prestigious listings like:
* "Remarkable Garden" by the Ministry of Culture
* Top five parks in France in 2003 by the "Journalists Association Horticulture and Gardens"
* Label 'exceptional sites in Languedoc "(www.sitesdexception.fr)
The garden is also hosting themed shows like a Venetian Carnival on May 19th, 20th and 21st 2017 from 2pm to 7pm .
Canal du Midi Short CruiseJ F M A M J J A S O N D
"Fête du Cheval et du Toro"J F M A M J J A S O N D
It includes: blessing of the horses, descent of the horses at Campo, traditional lunch, "bécerrade" with pupils of the bullfighting schools from Béziers, Arles, Navarre and Adour-Aficion, music etc.
Dates: August 4th to 6th 2017
Thursdays in Béziers - Les Jeudi de BéziersJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The event takes place on Allées Paul Riquet, from 7 p.m to 11p.m. It's a paid event, for €5, you have one glass, and 3 tasting tickets.
"Championnat du Monde des Objets Flottants Non Identifiés (OFNI)"J F M A M J J A S O N D
Jousting - Languedoc TrophyJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Date: August 6th 2017 (starting at 3pm)
Beziers MuseumJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Canal du Midi Cruise - AgdeJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Sète Canal CruisesJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The Feast of Saint LouisJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The fest that lasts 6 days includes animations like a jousting tournament, music, shows etc.
Dates: From August 17th to August 22nd 2017.
Musée de la Mer Aquarium de BiarritzJ F M A M J J A S O N D
A dazzling spectacle: the only hammerhead sharks in France presented in a giant pool of 1500 m3.
Marvel at the abundance of life found around one of the largest live coral reefs found a European aquarium: clownfish, anemones, eels and a multitude of exotic fish of original colours and improbable shapes...
Every day at 10:30 am and 5 pm, you don’t want to miss the feeding our the very cheeky seals, an enchanting spectacle that promises to delight young and old ...
For any additional info email: Marion Etcheverry
Musical Saturdays at the CathedralJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Espadrille MuseumJ F M A M J J A S O N D
An espadrille shop, featuring an espadrille museum, is located in the little town of Osses, some 43km south east of Biarritz.
The place is open between March 15th and October 15th.
Cake Making DemonstrationsJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Navarrenx Medieval FestJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Planète Musée du Chocolat - Chocolate MuseumJ F M A M J J A S O N D
. Reservations minimum 15 days in advance.
"La force basque"J F M A M J J A S O N D
The event features 150 participants competing in traditional Basque games like tug of war, wood cutting, straw bale lifting etc.
The Grand Wineries Tour Road Train of Saint EmilionJ F M A M J J A S O N D
In Cadillac at CadillacJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Of course it is the place where Lamothe-Cadillac, the founder of the city of Detroit was born.
To celebrate its American connections the town of Cadillac dedicates a festival to the famous Cadillac cars.
Animations include music, dances, Cadillac rides etc.
Dates: the last weekend of August
"Cathedra" Association Pipe Organ ConcertsJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Many concerts are entrance free.
For exact schedule check out the Cathedra.
Cape and Sword FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 5th and 6th 2017
La Rose Pauillac - Blind Wine TastingJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Booking mandatory. Price €15/person.
Discovery of Great Bordeaux WineriesJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Exact trip plan and price on their web site.
Langoiran Medieval DaysJ F M A M J J A S O N D
July 1st and 2nd
August 5th and 6th
September 30th and October 1st From 3pm to 6pm (€7)
The chateau hosts also on July 28th and 29th 2017 starting at 9pm the medieval show called "Il était un fois Longoiran".
29th National Horse Jumping CompetitionJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 12th to 15th 2017
Cazeneuve Castle is situated in the village of Préchac some 60 km (37 mi) southeast of Bordeaux.
Pauillac Gironde Estuary CruisesJ F M A M J J A S O N D
each Saturday and Sunday from the end of May to the end of August. The cruises are offered: on Saturdays, from June 3rd to June 24th at 2:30 pm and Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays from July 3rd to August 31st at 2:30 pm 2017
"Planete Bordeaux","Planete Cooking" and "Oenology Club"J F M A M J J A S O N D
All year round it organizes numerous events surrounding the wine, wine tourism, wine tasting classes, wines and foods accord, wine making, etc .
For more information about "Planete Bordeaux" check out also Three easy ways to do Bordeaux wine tasting when lacking time!
"Un Jour un Vigneron"- "One Day One Winemaker" in PauillacJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Every day starting from July 1st and until August 31st 2017 the "Maison du Tourisme et du Vin de Pauillac" invites a winegrower of the region to talk about his/her wine and offer free tasting.
Saint-Macaire Medieval FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Date: August 26th 2017
"Traversée de Bordeaux"J F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 26th and 27th 2017
Wine Tasting at "Maison du Tourisme et du Vin" in PauillacJ F M A M J J A S O N D
"WINE AND CHEESE" at La Rose Pauillac CaveJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Every Thursday at 12:00pm until September 28, 2017.
Bordeaux MuseumsJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Lot River CruisesJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Conques - Music Festival "LES RENCONTRES MUSICALES DE CONQUES"J F M A M J J A S O N D
Date: July 22nd to August 10th 2017
Quercy Region Wine FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Date: August 12th, 2017 in Castelnau Montratier.
"Saint-Cirq Lapopie" Lot river cruiseJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The town of Bouziès is located some 27km east of Cahors.
Medieval Festival of GourdonJ F M A M J J A S O N D
August 6th and 7th 2017
Valentré Bridge Nightly Illumination ShowJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The shows start at 10pm nightly.
Lauzerte Medieval FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The medieval festival includes Archery & jousting, knights combats, street music and shows, juggling etc.
Dates: August 26th and 27th 2017
Lagrézette WineryJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The domain is open for tours and wine tasting every day from 10 :00 AM to 6 :00 PM including Sundays.
Aguilar Castle Medieval DayJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Canal du Midi Short Cruises - CarcassonneJ F M A M J J A S O N D
"Le Grand Tournoi de Chevalerie"J F M A M J J A S O N D
This medieval tournament evokes the art of war and courtly jousts. To the rhythm of the horses' gait the knights clash without merci in a grandiose setting.
Dates: July 3th to August 26th 2017
"Vigne et Terroir" FestJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The fest begins on a Friday with the "Nuit de la fricasée" an evening dedicated to the "fricasée", a local gastronomic speciality made from beens.
The weekend features artistic, cultural and gastronomic events.
August 7th, 8th and 9th
Medieval Camp at Cabaret CastrumJ F M A M J J A S O N D
During the weekend of August 5th and 6th 2017 the association "Les Milites de Duns" will set up here a medieval camp allowing the visitor to get acquainted with the medieval way of life.
Feria de DaxJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: 11th-15th August 2017
The Museums of DaxJ F M A M J J A S O N D
- Borda Museum
- The museum houses collections of prehistoric objects from archaeological excavations, and also coins. One room is devoted to regional folklore and local bullfighting traditions. The museum can be visited entrance free on the first Sunday of the months (Always free for visitors under 18)
- Georgette Dupoy Museum
- The museum displays the work of Georgette Dupoy a French painter of the 20th century. Entrance free each Sunday and during national holidays.
- Helicopter Museum
- The museum displays a unique, in Europe, collection of ancient helicopters and planes and other aviation paraphernalia. The museum is open from the begining April to the end of November. Free for under 12 year olds.
Sarrat ParkJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Open only Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
"Grands Chemins de la Vallée d'Ax" FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: July 24th to July 29th 2017
"Autrefois le Couserans" FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Animations include: concerts, parades, démonstrations of old trades etc.
Dates: August 4th to 6th 2017.
Foix Terre d'HistoireJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: From August 1st to August 9th 2017 (starting at 10:00pm)
Foix Medieval FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
From 10th to 14th of August 2017
Mérens Horse FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Mérens is the traditional horse breed of Ariège.
The festival takes place each year in the middle of August.
Dates: August 19th and 20th 2017
Mazères Medieval FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Each year in the month of August the town celebrates its history with a Medieval Festival.
Date: August 5th and 6th 2017
For highlights of the 2013 edition click: here
Oyster CityJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The center is open from April until the begining of November - Toussaint Holiday.
Brouage by NightJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Visit the citadel by night guided by characters that marked the history of the place.
Dates: July 6th, 20th, 26th, August 3rd, 9th, 17th, 14th 2017 starting at 8:30pm in front of the church of Brouage.
La Rochelle AquariumJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Each year the aquarium welcomes more than 800,000 visitors, making it the most visited aquarium in France.
Mussel Farmers' FestJ F M A M J J A S O N D
It features street music and dances, farmers' market, the preparation of a gigantic "éclade" - a gastronomic speciality of the region - make from 100 kg of mussels.
Date: Sunday August 6th 2017
"Musique en Ré" Classical Music FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The festival features concerts held in different locations of the island - many of which are free.
Date: July 17th to August 2nd 2017
Visit the Ile de Ré sea urchin hatcheryJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The hatchery can be visited - with urchin tasting - from April to September on Wednesdays and Thursdays by appointment only.
Medieval Festival at Crazannes CastleJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The medieval festival takes place on the 5th and 6th of August 2017.
La Rochelle MuseumsJ F M A M J J A S O N D
All the museums with the exception of the Maritime Museum can be visited free of charge the first Sunday of the month between the month of October and April (included).
Gavarnie FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Nightly from the 25th of July to the 6th of August 2017.
The show starts at 9:00 pm.
Lourdes MuseumsJ F M A M J J A S O N D
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.
Mutton Festival of Luz-Saint-SauveurJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 1st 2017
Luz-Saint-Sauveur is located some 30km (18.6mi) south of Lourdes.
"Orpheon" Male Choir ConcertsJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Concerts in the church of Luz St Sauveur on June 14, July 24, August 25 and September 19 2017. Concerts start at 9:00pm.
Canal CruiseJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The Organ Music Festival of NarbonneJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Baise River CruiseJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Liars Festival of MoncrabeauJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Date: Sunday August 6th 2017
Albret Classical Music FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Concerts take place in churches all over "Pays d'Albret" a french region close to Nérac.
2017 dates and locations:
July 12th Xaintrailles
July 21st Lavardac
July 24th Barbaste
July 28th Nerac Temple
July 30th Montagnac
August 4th Espace d'Albret Nerac
August 8th Moncrabeau church
August 11th Mézin church
August 14th Francescas
"So Nérac" FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
DAte: Saturday August 5th 2017
Little Train of ArtousteJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Little Churches' FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
It takes place every year in the months of July and August.
This year the first concert takes place on Friday 21st of July 2017 in VIELLE-AURE at Saint-Barthélémy church.
Hesta de Nosta DamaJ F M A M J J A S O N D
This event is listed in the nonmaterial heritage of France by the ministry of culture.
Laruns is located some 40km (29 mi) south of Pau.
Espadrille Day in MauléonJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The animations include folk entertainment, songs, dances and pelote games, espadrille making demonstrations.
Date: August 15th, 2017
Mauvezin Castle Medieval FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
September in BéarnJ F M A M J J A S O N D
For dates and more information please check the festival's web site.
Visit Jurançon Wine CaveJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The caves of the Jurancon, with its ageing, assembling and wine bottling facilities, are open for visiting (on appointment) and tasting.
Jurançon Wine HouseJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The House organizes all year round wine tasting classes and a variety of events centered around the wine.
The Jurançon Wine House is situated in the town of Lacommand that includes also a Knights Hospitallers Commandery built in the beginning of the 12th century.
Fête du Cheval (Horse Festival)J F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 19th and 20th 2017
River JoustingJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: July 28th 2017, August 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th 2017
Medieval Days at Bourdeilles CastleJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 12th and 13th and September 9th and 10th 2017 (starting at 2pm)
Brantome - Boat CircuitJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The "Jean Maffioletti II" offers short -45 to 50 minutes - cruises on the Dronne River. It is a unique opportunity to admire Brantome from the water.
From April 1st to October 15th 2017
Hot Air Baloons MeetJ F M A M J J A S O N D
August 26th 2017
"Les Nuits Gourmandes"J F M A M J J A S O N D
Starting at 7pm and until midnight the center of Périgueux becomes a pedestian area animated by street music, nightly markets, street food etc.
Knife Festival in NontronJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Animation include exhibition of famous Nontron and Laquiole knives, knives fabrication process presentation, knives throwing competition etc.
Dates: August 5th and 6th 2017
Summer Truffle Night Market at SorgesJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Foie Gras Museum at ThiviersJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The museum allows you to discover all facets of the foie gras from production to tasting, its history, tips for enjoying it.
Medieval Festival at Château BarrièreJ F M A M J J A S O N D
August 7th 2017 from 10:30 &m to 7pm
La Truffière des MérigotsJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The tour begins with a video projection and then continues with a walk through the truffle before ending with a tasting of truffle butter toast with a drink.
Visits ONLY by appointment.
Open in June and September: Wednesdays and Saturdays and in July and August Tuesdays and Fridays.
Cathar Country Train JouneysJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The journeys offered vary from 1 1/2 hours to 1/2 day.
The trains depart from different train stations in the department of Pyrénées Orientales (including Rivesaltes).
St. Vincent Days in CollioureJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Prehistory Center of TautavelJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The town is the location of the European Prehistory Center and it's museum.
This complex was built near the cave where the remains of the prehistoric Man Of Tautavel were found.
Guided underwater safari in Cèrbere-Banylus marin reserveJ F M A M J J A S O N D
.Available between June 30th and September 1st.
Prehistory Festivals at TautavelJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 9 and 10 2017
"Les Médiévales de Peyrepertuse"J F M A M J J A S O N D
Date: August 8th, 9th and 10th 2017
It links Villefranche de Conflent (some 50 km or 31 mi west of Perpignan) to Latour de Carol passing by Mont Louis and Fort Romeu. The train runs all year long (some cars are open cars)
Basque Music Concerts at the CathedralJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Visit a Basque linen weaving workshop and Basque breweryJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Both offer visits to their workshops and the possibility of buying (free tasting in the case of the brewery) of their products.
Txakoli Feast in CiboureJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The Feast of Txakoli takes place in Ciboure on Sunday August 6th 2017 from 10am to 2:30pm.
Txakoli makers are present in the square of the fronton for free wine tasting accompanied by the traditionals pintxos (calamaris). Basque songs for the musical atmosphere.
La Rhune Mountain Train RideJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The train runs every day from February 27 to November 3 2017.
Boat Trip on DordogneJ F M A M J J A S O N D
24220 Beynac et Cazenac
Sarlat Vintage Cars MeetingJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Bergerac Tabacco Museum and Automobile Museum of Sanxet CastleJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The Tobacco museum, unique in France, traces the history of tobacco since pre-Columbian times.
The Automobile Museum of Sanxet Castle is located 8 km south of Bergerac in the heart of Monbazillac vineyard. Sanxet Castle itself is on old 14th century English fortress.
The visitor is invited to tour the winery before visiting the museum the displays 30 rare and prestigious cars. The visit finishes with the chateau wine tasting.
Dordogne Cruise from La Roque-GageacJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Gourdon Medieval FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Animations include medieval songs and instrumental music, knights' fights, fire-eaters, dancers, acrobats, etc.
Dates: August 6th and 7th 2017
Guided tours of the medieval town of SarlatJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Following a tour guide, discover its winding streets, its vaulted passages, its cathedral and its mansions dating from the fifteenth and sixteenth century
Centuries of history unfold in the course of the visit.
Famous events are of course mentioned, but some well-kept secrets will also be revealed.
Every day during the months of April, May, June, July, August, September and October at 10:30am except Saturday at 3pm (Every Thursday at 11:00am guided tours in English)
Duration: 1 hour and a half
Departure from the Tourist Office.
Rocamadour Sacred Music FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Scenic Train of Haut-QuercyJ F M A M J J A S O N D
"La Belle Sarladaise" - Theatrical Costume Visit of SarlatJ F M A M J J A S O N D
The beautiful Sarladaise tells us about all these historical less knonw facts that made Sarlat a unique city.
Duration: About 1 hour.
Departure at the Tourist Office at 6:30pm.
The visit takes place on different days in the months of May, June, July, August and September.
For exact dates check out the web site.
Black Perigord FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Many concerts take place in the months of August and September and quite a few are entrance free.
For more information check the festival's program.
All concerts of Black Perigord Festival are held in churches with exceptional and unique sonorities.
From July 26 to October 13 2017
Prehistory Welcome CenterJ F M A M J J A S O N D
As is is written on the center's web site: "The Prehistory Welcome Center, open in July 2010, is dedicated to the discovery and knowledge of prehistory and the Vezere Valley. It will fulfill several functions for the general public: welcoming tourists and providing them with information on the subject of prehistory...".
The center organizes also (free) events centered around the prehistory and its most important sites in Dordogne.
Entrance free for under 25 y.o. and THE FIRST SUNDAY of the month.
The Dordogne River by BargeJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Le Bourg, 24250 La Roque Gageac
Comminges FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Cassoulet FestivalJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Dates: August 23th to 27th 2017
Ailes Anciennes Toulouse - The Old Wings of ToulouseJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Its collection is one of the biggest in France and includes planes like Dassault Falcon 10,Cessna 310,F-8 Crusader, Vautour IIB, Super Mystère B2, De Havilland Vampire T11, Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star, Aero Spacelines Super Guppy etc.
The collection displayed close to the airport of Blagnac can be visited without appointment Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2:00 pm for unguided visits and Saturdays at 9:30 am and 10:30 pm for guided visits.
Festival of Flowers - LuchonJ F M A M J J A S O N D
It hosts the Flowers' Festival each year since 1899.
Animations include: street music and dances, parades, fireworks etc.
The festival ends with a flower fight.
Many animations are free.
Dates: August 24th - 27th 2017.
Short Cruises on Canal du Midi and/or Garonne RiverJ F M A M J J A S O N D
From a cruise ship one can admire the nicest part of Toulouse viewed from the water and learn the history of the city that was born on the river banks.
The cruises are on reservation only.
For other information about experiencing the Canal du Midi visit our post: Cruising the Canal du Midi
Revel's Saturday Morning MarketJ F M A M J J A S O N D
It is held throughout the year in the galleries formed under the arches built in the middle of the Revel's bastide - a quasi-unique in France octogonal shaped bastide built in 1342 by Philippe VI de Valois.
Cite de l'EspaceJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Its most outstanding attractions are:
one of the world's biggest planetariums, the replicas of the space station MIR and the shuttle SOYOUZ, the replica of the Ariane rocket - the first two replicas can be sitied but unfortunately not the Ariane -, a simulator of Moon walking and a new exhibit dedicated to Mars equipped with a simulator of the Martian gravity and of its atmosphere.
The Cité is also in the possesion of the, unique in France, Moon rock given to it by NASA.
Pottery ShopsJ F M A M J J A S O N D
This art has flourished here since the 18th century and after WWII the fashion of tin-glazed decorated porcelains was revived.
Some potters are still using unique decorative colors created by their ancestors and whose fabrication secret is guarded by the family.
Any of these 9 shops can be visited.
MuseumsJ F M A M J J A S O N D
Check also our posts at: http://southweststory.com/wp/category/museums
Let's Visit AirbusJ F M A M J J A S O N D
There are 3 visits proposed, everyone of 1 1/2 hour: "Panoramic Tour", "Heritage Tour" and "Airbus 380 Tour". Reservation is mandatory.