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  • 17 March to 07 May 2017

    Europa Jazz Festival 2016

    Europa Jazz Festival

    The 38th edition of the Europa Jazz festival t...

  • 26 March to 13 November 2017

    Rendez-vous dans le vignoble

    Rendez-vous dans le vignoble

    Learn all there is to know about wine! Thro...

  • 01 to 02 April 2017

    Mans'Art

    Art in Le Mans

    In the heart of the beautiful Cité Plantagenêt...

  • 02 to 02 April 2017

    Cholet Carnival

    Cholet daytime Carnival

    In 2017, Cholet will be celebrating the 10...

  • 07 to 10 April 2017

    Fashion Flower Festival

    Les Floralies Flower Festival

    The Floralies Flower Festival at the Châte...

  • 08 to 08 April 2017

    © Serge Cousseau - Cholet Carnival

    Night-time Carnival in Cholet

    In 2017, Cholet will be celebrating the 10...

  • 16 to 16 April 2017

    Brissac © E. Caracciolo

    Easter egg hunt at Brissac

    Hidden around the grounds of the Château at Bri...

  • 21 to 23 April 2017

    Printemps des Ecuyers

    Printemps des Ecuyers

    The fabulous ‘Printemps des Ecuyers’ at the fa...

  • 22 to 23 April 2017

    Fête du Chocolat

    Fête du Chocolat

    A festival all about chocolate on 22nd and 23rd...

  • 06 May to 30 September 2017

    Oriental nights at Maulévrier gardens

    Oriental nights at Maulévrier gardens

    A visit to the Parc Oriental at Maulévrier is m...

  • 11 to 14 May 2017

    Longines Jumping international de La Baule

    Show jumping in La Baule

    From the 11th to 14th May 2017, the chic seasid...

  • 13 to 13 May 2017

    © Mercier/ CDT Vendée

    Vendée Globe prize giving

    The 2017 Vendée Globe winners will be acknowle...

  • 19 to 20 May 2017

    Festival des 3 elephants.

    Festival des 3 elephants

    From 19th to 20th May 2017, Laval will once aga...

  • 20 to 20 May 2017

    Nuit Européenne des Musées 2016

    Night at the Museums

    Every year in May, all over the region you can...

  • 20 to 21 May 2017

    Medieval fair in Guérande

    Medieval fair in Guérande

    The traditional medieval fair in Guérande will...

  • 02 to 04 June 2017

    Rendez-vous aux jardins

    Rendez-vous aux Jardins

    ‘Rendez-vous aux Jardins ’ is the national gard...

  • 02 to 04 June 2017

    Jazz Festival

    International Jazz Festival

    3 days of jazz, blues and gospel by the sea&nbs...

  • 03 to 04 June 2017

    Festival Montmartre Clisson

    Festival Montmartre at Clisson

    On 3rd and 4th June Clisson will be buzzing wit...

  • 03 June to 09 September 2017

    Cinescénie © Puy du Fou

    Le Puy du Fou® - Cinéscénie

    At night, Cinéscénie® presents a living history...

  • 04 to 04 June 2017

    Copyright © 2013 Place au vélo - Nantes

    Fête du Vélo

    The Fête du Vélo in Nantes is all about celebr...

  • 12 June to 01 July 2017

    Festival D'Anjou

    Anjou Theatre Festival

    The Anjou Theatre Festival in Angers is France...

  • 15 to 22 June 2017

    Saint-Nazaire bridge © Franck Charel

    The Bridge 2017, Nantes

    An unusual race will bring together trimarans a...

  • 16 to 18 June 2017

    Hellfest Music Festival

    Hellfest

    Every June, Rock meets the Little Italy of Fran...

  • 17 to 18 June 2017

    Le Mans 24 Hours

    Le Mans 24 hours

    Every June, since 1923, the prestigious 24H has...

  • 17 to 18 June 2017

    Vélo Agglo rétro, vintage bicycle outing

    The 'Vélo Agglo Rétro'

    For this year's edition of the ‘Vélo Agglo...

  • 17 to 17 June 2017

    Les Foulées du Gois

    Les Foulées du Gois

    Les Foulées du Gois race : 17th June is a uniqu...

  • 21 to 21 June 2017

    Fête de la Musique

    Fête de la Musique

    On 21st June there is an international festival...

  • 22 to 25 June 2017

    Saint-Nazaire Bridge © Franck Charel

    The Bridge 2017, Saint-Nazaire

    An unusual race will bring together trimarans a...

  • 23 to 23 June 2017

    Arts Museum in Nantes

    Opening of Nantes' Arts Museum

    The Arts Museum in Nantes is reopening after o...

  • 24 to 25 June 2017

    Festival de la Chalibaude

    Festival de la Chalibaude

    The streets of Château-Gontier-Bazouges are ove...

  • 24 to 25 June 2017

    Anjou Vélo Vintage

  • 25 to 25 June 2017

    Fête du vélo Anjou 2016

    Anjou cycling festival

    On 25th June, over 100 miles of roads close to...

  • 30 June to 02 July 2017

    International Military music festival

    International Military Music Festival

    Every 2 years, the International Military Music...

  • 01 July to 27 August 2017

    Le Voyage à Nantes

    Voyage à Nantes

    The city turned upside down by art! From Ju...

  • 01 July to 02 September 2017

    Nuit des Chimères

    La Nuit des Chimères

    A kaleidoscope of colour and images illuminate...

  • 07 to 08 July 2017

    Menifolk

    Folk Festival

    There's a traditional folk festival at La...

  • 07 to 09 July 2017

    Le Mans Bike Festival 2017

    Le Mans bike festival

    First edition of the Le Mans Bike Festival in...

  • 13 to 17 July 2017

    Les journées de la Rose

    Les journées de la Rose

    Every year, a rose flower arrangement contest t...

  • 14 to 14 July 2017

    Château de Baugé © M.D photo Paillat

    Medieval Festival at Baugé

    A journey back in time every year on 14th July...

  • 07/14/2017

    Festival de Poupet

    Festival de Poupet

    Every Summer, Saint-Malo-du-Bois, near the...

  • 20 to 22 July 2017

    (c) Cadre Noir - Carousel show

    Carousel show at the Cadre Noir

    In Saumur, from 20th to 22nd July 201...

  • 21 to 23 July 2017

    Retro Grand Prix amongst the vines

    Retro Grand Prix amongst the vines

    Grand Prix Rétro : Magnificent vintage cars gat...

  • 22 to 23 July 2017

    Clisson Château © Les Love Trotteurs

    Clisson Medieval Festival

    Every 2 years, the centre of Clisson steps back...

  • 26 to 29 July 2017

    Vague de Jazz

    Vague de Jazz

    From 26th to 29th July2017, concerts will take...

  • 27 July to 06 August 2017

    Opéra de Baugé

    Opéra de Baugé

    For its 15th edition, the Opéra de Baugé will...

  • 28 to 30 July 2017

    Festival Les Escales

    Les Escales Festival

    World music festival held in the famous port of...

  • 31 July to 04 August 2017

    viens dans mon ile festival

    Music Festival - Viens dans mon île

     Three days of concerts on the Island of Y...

  • 02 to 03 August 2017

    Les Grandes Tablées du Saumur Champigny

    Les Grandes Tablées du Saumur Champigny

    In the centre of Saumur, on the 2nd and 3rd Aug...

  • 06 to 06 August 2017

     Fête des Battages, Vendee-tourisme

    Fête des Battages

    The Fête des Battages in Saint-André-sur-Sèvre...

  • 08 to 10 August 2017

    The "Bois de la Chaise Regatta"

    Classic sailing boats in Noirmoutier

    August sees one of the biggest meetings of clas...

  • 22 to 27 August 2017

    Anjou Montgolfière - située à Gennes

    20th FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship

    Château de Brissac , near Angers, is to ho...

  • 27 to 27 August 2017

    Heritage Festival, wine, musical art, gastronomy and literature

    Heritage Festival

    During the Fête du Patrimoine , different kinds...

  • 31 August to 03 September 2017

    'Les Rendez-vous de l’Erdre'

    'Les Rendez-vous de l’Erdre’ jazz festival

    ‘Les Rendez-vous de l’Erdre ’ is a jazz fe...

  • 02 to 03 September 2017

    Vignes, Vins, Randos 2016

    Vines, wines and walking

    On the 2nd and 3rd September, it's the 14th edi...

  • 02 to 04 September 2017

    Trois Glorieuses Craon

    Trois Glorieuses

    Every autumn 'Les Trois Glorieuses' (The G...

  • 02 to 03 September 2017

    Fête de la Renaissance

    Renaissance Fair

    At L'Herbergement in Vendée on 2nd and 3rd Sept...

  • 02 to 10 September 2017

    Festivini Extrait affiche 2017 - Thibault Daumain

    Festivini

    For the 8th edition of the Festivini Wine...

  • 03 to 03 September 2017

    Green Trophy National Final

    Green Trophy National Final

    The Green Trophy National Final will take place...

  • 09 to 10 September 2017

    Folie-des-plantes

  • 09 to 10 September 2017

    Maulévrier Oriental Park © H.Thaï-Thuc;

    Bonsai Show

    On 9-10th September you can see a Bonsai exhibi...

  • 23 to 24 September 2017

    Les 24h Camions race

    Truck Race in Le Mans

    The '24H Camions ' truck race takes place on Le...

  • 24 to 24 September 2017

    Durtal @ P.Aubert

    Brocante at Durtal

    In Durtal, near Angers, on 24th September is ‘L...

  • 24 to 24 September 2017

    Vélocéane

  • 30 September to 01 October 2017

    Cours et Jardins Le Mans

    Cours & Jardins in Le Mans

    On 30th September and 1st October, the beautifu...

  • 19 to 22 October 2017

    Mondial du Lion Angers

    Mondial du Lion

    Le Mondial du Lion at Angers' National stud fa...

  • 28 to 29 October 2017

    Les Hortomnales

    Les Hortomnales

    At 'Les Hortomnales ' on 28th & 29th Octobe...

  • 10 to 12 November 2017

    Les Musicales du Cadre Noir

    Les Musicales du Cadre Noir

    In Saumur, from 10-12th November 2017, ‘Les Mus...

  • 08 January to 10 December 2017

    Montsoreau © JP.Klein;

    Flea Market in Montorseau

    Every 2nd Sunday of the month, the traditional...

  • 06 February to 03 March 2017

    Made in Angers

    Made in Angers

    145 different kinds of companies in Angers open...

  • 16 February to 04 March 2017

    Festival Hip Opsession

    Hip Hop Festival

    Hip OPsession  will take place from 16th F...

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