October 2017 Newsletter

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October 3rd, 2017

Bonjour ou bonsoir chers amis,

Some of the events that took place in the southwestern France in the months of August and September:

Lupiac, Gers"D'Artaganan Festival" - is celebrated every year in Lupiac, in Gers department, the birth place of Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan
dArtagnan Festival
Toulouse"Fiesta Garona - Toulouse 2017" the first edition of Toulouse's River Festival held this year in the begining of September
Water Jousting on Garonne River
Toulouse"European Heritage Days" 2017 – "Les Augustins" Museum of Toulouse featured this year an outstanding collection of medieval religious art
Les Augustins Museum of Toulouse
Ariege"Festival of Barrel Organs" in the little town of Varilhes in Ariège department, featured a selection of the best classics of "chanson Française"
Les Augustins Museum of Toulouse
Some October 2017 events in the southwest of France:

City: Albi

check mark Tarn Tourist Train
check mark Cruises on the Tarn River
check mark Fashion Museum
check mark International Ceramics Days in Giroussens
check mark The Chestnut Fair of Laguépie

City: Auch

check mark "Flamme de l'armagnac"
check mark Armagnac Fest in Labastide d'Armagnac

City: Beziers

check mark Saint Adrien Garden
check mark Canal du Midi Cruise - Agde

City: Biarritz

check mark Basque Cake Festival of Cambo-les-Bains
check mark Dog-Triathlon 2017
check mark Espelette Chili Pepper Festival
check mark Espadrille Museum

City: Bordeaux

check mark The Grand Wineries Tour Road Train of Saint Emilion
check mark "Cathedra" Association Pipe Organ Concerts
check mark Discovery of Great Bordeaux Wineries
check mark Cap Ferret Marathon
check mark Saint Emilion "Les Montgolfiades"
check mark Saint Emilion Semi-Marathon
check mark Graves Wineries Open House

City: Cahors

check mark Saffron festival
check mark "Saint-Cirq Lapopie" Lot river cruise

City: Carcassonne

check mark Canal du Midi Short Cruises - Carcassonne

City: Dax

check mark Men's Choir Music Concerts at Dax Cathedral
check mark Quicksilver Pro France
check mark Sarrat Park

City: Foix

check mark Fig Fest
check mark Apple Festival at Mirepoix
check mark Gastronomy Festival of Mirepoix

City: La Rochelle

check mark Oyster City

City: Lourdes

check mark Major Pilgrimages

City: Narbonne

check mark Canal Cruise
check mark Orchid Fair at Fontfroide Abbey

City: Nerac

check mark Baise River Cruise

City: Pau

check mark Little Train of Artouste
check mark "Corn Feast" at Chateau Làas
check mark "Stars Of Pau" Equestrian Competition
check mark Hera deu Hromatge

City: Perigueux

check mark Brantome - Boat Circuit
check mark "Thursdays at the Museum" - Lunch Time Visit of Périgueux Museum

City: Perpignan

check mark Cathar Country Train Jouneys
check mark Grape Harvest Festival in Banyuls-sur-Mer
check mark Festa de les Bruixes
check mark Trobades - Medieval Festival and Market

City: Saint-Jean-de-Luz

check mark Pastore Lore
check mark La Rhune Mountain Train Ride

City: Sarlat

check mark Boat Trip on Dordogne
check mark Chesnut and Cèpe Festival
check mark Dordogne Cruise from La Roque-Gageac
check mark Guided tours of the medieval town of Sarlat
check mark Festival of Folkloric Traditions
check mark The Dordogne River by Barge

City: Toulouse

check mark Medieval Festival of the Fig Tree in Verfeil
The quote of the month:
"L'automne est le printemps de l'hiver." - "Fall is the winter's spring" by Henri Toulouse-Lautrec
A bientôt,

Southwest Story

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