What’s on in the Poitou-Charentes

Summer festivals, poitou-charentes

 

What’s on in the Poitou-Charentes!

There’s plenty to see and do in the region with festivals large and small…

* SUMMER FESTIVALS
50 fabulous festivals to enjoy!
All over the region towns large and small take advantage of the sunny weather to get outside and celebrate. Whether you love pop or classical or even baroque music, dance of all kinds, medieval fun, afternoons devoted to games, a floating market, street theatre, boats or spectacular fireworks, you’ll find a festival for you in the Poitou-Charentes! Have fun!

We’ve split the Poitou-Charentes in two:

The Charente and Charente-Maritime: the area from Angoulême to  Cognac and including the Atlantic coast

The Deux-Sèvres & Vienne: the area around Poitiers to Parthenay and south to the area around Civray.

* AUTUMN FESTIVALS
Summer lingers on with plenty of great outdoor events at the beginning of the season; and then as the weather chills and with the grape harvest in, it’s time for feasting…

Read autumn festivals in the Poitou-Charentes

* WINTER FESTIVALS
Christmas markets, winter festivals and attractions open throughout the season. Read more…

* LOCAL WHAT’S ON
If you want to find out if there’s a fair going on in your local village or a special event nearby, take a look at the ‘agenda’ of the regional tourist offices. You can search by day and type of event.

* Charente-Maritime
* Charente
* Deux-Sèvres
* Vienne
* Poitou-Charentes

* THE REGION’S BEST MARKETS
Spending time at a market is one of the joys of a holiday in the Poitou-Charentes. Here’s where to find the region’s best…