Reminiscent of the big Renaissance Fairs or the all immersive Feasts of the Hunter's Moon in other countries like the United Kingdom or the United States, Vendeen Medieval Festivals take you right into the heart of life in the Middle Ages with authentic food, entertainment and artist markets. Fun for the entire family!
All Medieval festivals and events in the Vendée 2020 - TO BE UPDATED AS INFO AS INFO BECOMES AVAILABLE
CHÂTEAU DE TALMONT
MESSAGE FROM THE CHATEAU
From Monday 06 July 2020 to Friday 28 August 2020: Following the health crisis, linked to Covid-19, all the chivalry, falconry and nocturnal shows as well as the medieval workshops (crossbow shooting, P'tit Chevalier course, calligraphy and costume stand) are cancelled this year 2020. However, the castle has set up new animations that respect the gestures barriers HERE. The whole team thanks you for your understanding.
CHATEAU DE TERRE NEUVE - RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL
in Fontenay-le-Comte 12th Meeting for Music, Dance and Menet Art Lovers
Date: 15th August from 15h30 to 19h00
Rates: FREE ENTRY
CHÂTEAU DE TIFFUAGES/ NOCTURNES DE TIFFAUGES
In the shadow of the ruins of the fortress of Tiffauges by night, the intriguing story of Gilles de Rais is revealed! Actors and extras lead you into a great epic fresco to experience the incredible destiny of this enigmatic character in French history With the participation of 70 volunteers from the Friends of the Château de Tiffauges association.
Script and staging: Art Musical – Jacques RAVELEAU DUPARC
PERFORMANCE IN FRENCH
Dates : WEDNESDAY 29 JULY, WEDNESDAY 5 AUGUST, WEDNESDAY 12 AUGUST, WEDNESDAY 19 AUGUST; WEDNESDAY 26 AUGUST
TIME: 21h45 – 23h15
Tarif adultS : 8 € ; Tarif 18-25: 6 €; Tarif families : 24 €
Free for children from 6 yrs old
Limited spaces – 500
CHÂTEAU DE SIGOURNAIS
August 22 from 14h00 to 23h30
Rates Festival + night show :
Adult 10 € / 5-14 years old 5 €
Night show in two parts (a tale of about 25 minutes then a show of 40 minutes – start of the show at 9:00 pm)
Rates Festival (afternoon only) :
Adult 6 € / 5-14 years old 4 €.
Refreshments and fast food on site.
MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL TIFFAUGES
26 September (from 11h00 - 19h00)
27 September (from 10h00 - 18h00)
1369 L’APPEL AUX ARMES
Market, demonstrations ceremonies, banquets of the lords, dancing and medieval music — WITH PARTICIPANTS FROM ACROSS EUROPE.
RATES: 2 DAYS 6 EURO; 1 DAY 4 EURO
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