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The Languedoc nautical joust, a tradition of the Thau Archipelago.  The Languedoc games take place mainly, from June to September, on the canals of Languedoc, in particular the "Cadre Royal" of Sète. In some cities, jousting can be organised in the port, as in Mèze, or on a body of water, such as the Thau pond in Balaruc.Saint Louis monday The bravest wake up at dawn to keep the seats in the stands for family and friends. In the late morning, on the canal, buoys and boats will appear, the children especially have fun diving and swimming in the canal, all gathered, they will spend the day by the water. Some, including the players, will eat the macaronade, as is traditional, in white, the aim being not to get stained.  Start the parade on the "pouffre" square which will ad...
Tribute to the missing sailors and fishermen. With its maritime identity, our territory supports many traditions that are important to the inhabitants. The fishermen's festival is one of them. The patron saint of sailors and fishermen, is celebrated in different cities of the Thau Archipelago. A moment to pay tribute to the men who disappeared at sea. During this celebration a mass precedes the parade. Children and adults dressed in traditional clothes, parade through the streets to reach the boats and take to sail away. The flowers are then thrown into the pond or into the sea. At nightfall the patron saint boat is burned. The activities continue in the evening. A traditional celebration not to be missed.Find the different programs for the Fishermen's Day: In Bouzigues, ...
Move to the rhythm of music festivals in the Thau Archipelago. Come and discover the different musical festivals offered by Thau Archipelago. From French music to rap, jazz and world music, let yourself be carried away by these highlights of the season. World Music is represented in two festivals in the Thau Archipelago. The Thau Festival, from 15 to 23 July, present in different places (Bouzigues, Mèze, Villeveyrac, Montbazin, Abbaye de valmagne). On the Sète side it will be at the "Théâtre de la Mer" with Fiest'a Sète, from July 20 to August 6. Cross all continents but also the region with young talents to discover!  Georges Brassens is a local figure, a pride of the city of Sète. Every year a festival pays tribute to him, 22 V'la Georges from 22 to 29 October. F...