Saturday, 21 July 2018

Something else for the weekend 21st/22nd July


This weekend is  the festival day of Cher on July 21, plus the nocturnal walks at the Chateau de Chenonceau on the 20th, 21,22 July. More information on tourist board website

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Brocantes / vide greniers Saturday 21st July & Sunday 22nd July in Touraine

Brocantes / vide greniers Saturday 21st July

* Up to 50 stalls ** 50 to 100 stalls *** 100 to 200 stalls ****More than 200 stalls    ? Unknown

Montlouis-sur-Loire  Brocante ***

By the river, continues into the evening



Brocantes / vide greniers Sunday 22nd July
* Up to 50 stalls ** 50 to 100 stalls *** 100 to 200 stalls ****More than 200 stalls    ? Unknown

Chinon  Vide-greniers ?

La Chapelle-sur-Loire  Vide-greniers ***

Rouziers-de-Touraine  Brocante Vide-greniers *****

Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil  Brocante Vide-greniers **


Sunday, 15 July 2018

There will be other things on today...


But for many here in France this will be the most important. To quote former Liverpool manager (and legend) "Someone once said to me 'to you football is a matter of life or death' and I said 'listen son, it's more important than that'."

Friday, 13 July 2018

'Fete Nationale' where to find the fireworks in Touraine.


Some ideas of where to see the fireworks for 2018's 'Fete Nationale'. Check with local tourist boards for others.

TOURS:

Fireworks shot on the banks of the Loire from Simon Island July 14 at 11.00pm . 

ABILLY : July 13, evening guinguette from 7:30 pm followed by fireworks.

AMBOISE : July 14, aperitif followed by the concert of the Amboise Harmony Orchestra at the mail kiosk and fireworks on the banks of the Loire from the Ile d'Or, then DJ animation on the square of the market

ATHÉE-SUR-CHER  : July 14, petanque contest and fireworks

AZAY-SUR-CHER  : July 13, torchlight procession and fireworks at the Berges du Cher relay followed by the popular ball

BEAULIEU-LES-LOCHES : July 13, the guinguette The Javanese  offers you as every year a dance party for the national holiday

CHAMBON  : July 13, fireworks followed by a free ball at the party hall

CHINON : July 14, on the south bank of the Vienne, come and see illuminate the royal fortress of Chinon during the fireworks

DESCARTES : July 14th, fireworks sounded from the island followed by a free ball

JOUÉ-LÈS-TOURS : on July 13, come to the Lac des Bretonnières to admire the traditional fireworks "The 5 continents" accompanied by a dance hosted by a DJ

LE GRAND-PRESSIGNY : On July 14th, a dance with DJ + fireworks in the Meadow of Grand-Moulin

MONTBAZON  : July 14, fireworks from the Ilette followed by a popular ball, funfair at the guinguette, near the fortress of Montbazon

PREUILLY-SUR-CLAISE : July 13, fireworks at the lake, accompanied by a popular ball hosted by Les Copains de la Brenne

SAVONNIÈRES : July 14, on the banks of the Cher, come admire the fireworks while enjoying the traditional ball popular

SAINT-CYR-SUR-LOIRE  : July 13, fireworks on the Loire with many activities at the park of Perraudière: big free ball, concert and torchlight retreat

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Brocantes / vide greniers Saturday 14th July & Sunday 15th July in Touraine


Chinon monthly brocante
Brocantes / vide greniers Saturday 14th July

* Up to 50 stalls ** 50 to 100 stalls *** 100 to 200 stalls ****More than 200 stalls    ? Unknown


Druye  Vide Grenier  ?

La Membrolle-sur-Choisille Vide Grenier **

Ligueil Vide Grenier **

Lussalt-sur-Loirel  Vide Grenier  ***

Richelieu Brocante **

Verneuil-sur-Indre  Vide Grenier  ?



Brocantes / vide greniers Sunday 15th July

* Up to 50 stalls ** 50 to 100 stalls *** 100 to 200 stalls ****More than 200 stalls    ? Unknown

Antogney-le-Tillac  Brocante Vide grenier ***

Avon-les-Roches  Brocante Vide-grenier ***

Chinon Monthly Brocante **

Le Louroux Vide-grenier ?







Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Some things are permanent...


We have been featuring some of 2018's gardens from International Garden Festival but for us some of the best are within the permanent displays within the 'Pres du Goualoup' area of the gardens. A favourite of ours is the Chinese garden by Che Bing Chiu.





Friday, 6 July 2018

'Swing-Pressigny'


Le Grand-Pressigny tonight a great free night of entertainment with the mighty 'Audrey et Les Faces B'http://www.audreyetlesfacesb.fr/ supported by  'I don't Know'

Chaumont-sur-Loire International Garden Festival 2018 - a garden a day - 'Le Jardin du Present Intensement',





Brocantes / vide greniers Saturday 7th July & Sunday 8t July in Touraine


Brocantes / vide greniers Saturday 7th July

* Up to 50 stalls ** 50 to 100 stalls *** 100 to 200 stalls ****More than 200 stalls    ? Unknown


Tours  Vide Grenier  Place St,Paul *


Brocantes / vide greniers Sunday 8th June

* Up to 50 stalls ** 50 to 100 stalls *** 100 to 200 stalls ****More than 200 stalls    ? Unknown

Avoine  Vide Grenier ?

Bridore  Brocante Vide-grenier *

Channay-sur-Lathan Brocante Vide-grenier **

Luze  Vide-grenier ***

Mettray Vide-grenier ?

Saint-Christophe-sur-le-Nais Vide-grenier **

Savonnieres Vide-grenier ?

Villandry Vide-grenier ?