Event Calendar - Aquitaine

Event Calendar - Aquitaine

Festivals! This is an expression of the “joie de vivre” of those who live in Aquitaine, and there isn't a single day or village that isn't the ideal setting for a festival. BORDEAUX FÊTE LE VIN 26th to 29 th JuneLovers of wine and good food, those in search of a good time and those with a passion for culture are all invited to come and have a great time together here on the largest square in Europe, on the banks of the Garonne.Tél: +33 (0)5 56 00 66 00 www.bordeaux-fete-le-vin.com Fax: +33 (0)5 56 00 66 01 otb@bordeaux-tourisme.comFETE DU VIN DE DURAS ET NUIT BLANCHE (WINE FESTIVAL)10 th August DurasThe Côtes de Duras wine festival takes place in the grounds of the Chateau at Duras (Lot-et-Garonne) : conducted walks among the vineyards, procession of classic cars, wine-tasting from many of the local producers, hot-air balloon flights – and then in the evening “The Nuit Blanche” : music, concerts, DJs and dancing!Tel : +33 (0)5 53 83 63 06 www.paysdeduras.com Fax : +33 (0)5 53 76 04 36 contact@paysdeduras.com DRIED PRUNE SHOW 29th - 30th August - Agen(Lot-et-Garonne)Agen is home to the famous Agen Prune - the gently baked moist plums which are a key feauture of South West France cuisine. Agen celebrates its prune with a wekkend festival – taste and learn with music and dancing in a festive mood.Tel : +33 (0)5 53 47 36 09 www.grandpruneaushow.fr Fax : +33 (0)5 53 47 29 98 www.ot-agen.org MEDOC MARATHON 6th- September Médoc – Graves- Pauillac GirondeThe Medoc Marathon is a race unlike any other… apart from the usual things you findalong the course, you are treated to wine tasting, fine cheeses, traditional French delicacies and local specialties at every drink station! A lifetime experience where you run through the world famous Medoc region in South-Western France, past the many châteaux!Tel : +33 (0)5 56 59 01 91 www.marathondumedoc.com Fax : +33 (0)5 56 59 62 38 infos@marathondumedoc.com CAMIN DE VINS, CAMIN DE HESTAS May – July 2008 Jurançon13th June : concerts (Duende, Ginseng Trio...) in Lasseube21th June – 6th September : Jurançon summer exhibition in Lacommande : Hans-Jörg Dürr (painter) and Iñaki Olazabal (sculptor)Tel : +33 (0)5 59 82 70 30 www.vins-jurançon.fr Fax : +33 (0)5 59 82 74 64 contact@vins-jurançon.fr BERGERAC SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL 15th- July - 15th August BergeracClassical and traditional music, jazz, dance, cinema in Bergerac.Tél : +33(0)5.53.57.03.11 www.bergerac-tourisme.com Fax : +33(0)5.53.61.11.04 festivalbergerac@wanadoo.fr   

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