What's on in July in the Loire Valley, France



Fireworks...'Fete Nationale' .



From the 24th of April  to 4th of November 2018


Chateau de Chaumont-sur-Loire
The 27th International Garden Festival on the theme of

 “Gardens of thought”


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Chaumont-sur-Loire garden festival





Poster for jazz festival at chateau Cheverny in June




The annual 'Festival des Barroudeurs'  in Barrou on the banks of the Creuse.

This year is free and includes firework display.





Vendome guitar 20th EDITION

The festival which takes place every year in Vendôme early July presents a wide variety of styles ranging from Latino or gypsy style guitar to classical and rock music .





Festival Loches en Voix

7 th edition

On Friday 28th and Saturday 29th July 2017 , the festival LOCHES EN VOIX will again mix musical genres. For two days, songs from the 30 's, blues, gypsy swing, songs from the Balkans, pop rock and Occitan polyphonies will resonate in the beautiful setting of the public garden that will house the concerts (except two shows on the market and a concert at the " Church of Saint-Antoine).

Lovers of good music and conviviality, be there!



From 13/07/2017 to 17/08/2017

Lovers of musical discoveries, Cale de la Savatte and in the neighborhoods Belle-Beille, Lake of Maine and La Roseraie for 11 evenings of concerts. An eclectic program tinged with electro, rock, pop music ... which offers some nice surprises! Groups from the local scene will ensure the first games. For more information: www.angers.fr/temporives




Including ZZ TOP








The Cadre noir of Saumur



Friday 28 July 2017 - 21h

Saturday 29 July 2017 - 21h

Sunday 30 July 2017 - 16h






This year is the 10th Richelieu Music Festival

The festival will be held this year with events from July 23rd through to August 6th. The festival invites a diverse mix of international talent. Fancy a bit of Mozart or Verdi?

Check out full programme here:





Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 18 am / the swing rod (Gypsy Jazz)
Saturday 29 July 2017 at 18 am / Christian D ' Asfeld Trio (Instrumental Groove)


This year the small village of Ciran in Southern Touraine puts on an amazing show around the theme of 'dance'. You will be transported to many corners of the globe...in spectacular fashion. Centred around the little lake in the village the show will surprise you from beginning to end. As the title suggests, you will be introduced to the dances, whether Cuban or Japanese, Russian or Greek. A festive show that will delight the family audience we welcome every year.




You can check out previous 'spectacular' here






image courtesy https://www.chenonceau.com



Night walks...castle and gardens, under the music of Arcangelo Corelli.



At night, on certain summer weekends, the poetic Nocturnal Promenades allow you to discover the illuminated gardens to the music of Arcangelo Corelli, master of Italian classicism.


From 14th July to 15th August








01/07/2017 to 31/08/2017 : From 22:00 ‘til midnight



The City of Tours offers for the second year a sound and light to the cathedral, created by Damien Fontaine .

All the summer, find the history of Tours in 10 scenes:

July: every evening at 22:45 and 23:15

August: every evening at 22:15 and 22:45

September: 1st and 2nd, 8th and 9th, 15th and 16th at 22h and 22h30



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