The region of Poitou-Charentes offers numerous events, particular during Summer ! One must say that the Atlantic coast is magnificent, who wouldn’t want a festival by the sea ? We have selected some of the many festivals which will take place this season, ranging from various themes such as music and cinema.

The international movie Festival at La Rochelle

The 44th edition of the movie festival will take place at La Rochelle from the 1st to 10th July 2016. Again, cinema master works will be shown on the big screen over and over again ! A rich programme will screen reviews, documentaries, and movie-concerts during this period.

Cognac Blues Passion

This one is for the blues fans and music fans in general ! It will take place in the heart of the city of Cognac from 5th to 9th July. This event will take place outdoors, therfore Eco-friendly. The programme has everything you could ask for : Iggy Pop, Charles X, The Cranberries, Marianne Faithful and more !

Terre de danses

As mentioned previously, the region offers all types of events during Summer and the Terre de danses is a great example. Whether you wish to dance or admire, from 7th to 10th July all you have to do is take yourself to the city of Nueil Sapwoods. Introductionary, training courses and shows presenting various types of dance are on offer !

Francofolies

Once again at La Rochelle, from 13th to 17th July the highly reputable music festival Francofolies will take place.This rich and varied programe reaches out to the public, who gather around for the love of music. This year amongst numerous well known names there will be : Breakbot, Youssoupha, Ed Banger, Ibrahim Maalouf, Les Insus, Louane and Mika !

You won’t be able to resist the chance to stay at the Castel of Gorges du Chambon or Petit Trianon Ustre 🙂

 

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