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Du 15/04/2017Festival de Cerf Volant
The Kite Festival is held in the open air on the beach at Châtelaillon. The event is free. "Aerial photograph taken from a kite" competition, gliding, rokkaku fights, freestyle and team ballets, demonstration of kite surfing in the waves, blokart, mountainboarding and sandyachting. Lessons in the use of piloted kites and kite decoration workshop for children. Night flight, a real sound and light show. Gliding and exhibition of aerial photographs taken of the festival by the kites on the previous day.
Du 16/04/2017Château de Saint-Mesmin : Histoires de Table
The castle of Saint Mesmin, at Saint André sur Sèvre, is a XIVth century to which was added, in the XVth century, an imposing 28m high keep.The medieval festival in July, August gives visitor an unusual insight into the workings of the castle.
Du 02/06/2017Musiques Métisses
The festival is a time for unrestricted access to the Village, with shows and workshops for the young and a Solidarity area for entertainment and events provided by associations - mixed-race literature and its authors from all over the world, entertainment and surprises along the paths, restaurants serving world cuisine, bars. etc. This is a "must" for fans of world music and an interesting event for those who want to enjoy good music, good discussions and great conviviality!
Du 15/06/2017Polychromies de Notre Dame la Grande
Every evening during the summer, at nightfall, the West Front of the Church of Notre-Dame-la-Grande dons a whole palette of colours, a reminder of its past and the mediaeval tradition of painting churches. It's a chance to admire the extraordinarily delicate sculptures a thousand years old, shown off to their best advantage by the talent of the artist, Skertzo.
The Marais Poitevin, to anyone who discovers its unique environment….reveals itself as the perfect harmony between Water, Nature and Mankind. Second most important wetland after the Camargue. It has been classified as a “Grand Site de France” a well-deserved Award, in recognition of its exceptional beauty as a Natural Regional Park, situated in the Poitou Charentes region, in the sunny south west France., close to the Atlantic coast.