Annual festival celebrating Dordogne’s history, and the Occitaine language (langue d’Oc) and culture. Held annually in a different village in the Dordogne.
More than 500 amateur golfers from all over the world converge onto the Golf du Phare near the lighthouse for the cup. France’s oldest and most important amateur golfing event, it attracts some 5,000 spectators to cheer on the players each year.
Companies of clowns and jugglers, actors and acrobats, musicians and dancers from across the world perform in this huge street art festival. Various venues such as city parks and squares - many free.
See feats of strength and endurance similar to Scotland’s highland games at ‘La Force Basque’ in August 2017. Various competitions take place such as stone-lifting and tug-of-war at various venues where you’ll be welcomed by the rugged, hospitable Basque participants.
End of August 2018
This is a cultural event not to be missed. It explores both the history and creativity of the area in which it is held.
Please check precise details and dates with event organisers before making your holiday and travel arrangements.