Top 10 Ferias with southern accents


feria are annual festivals that take place in Spain and in southern France, they are characterized by bullfights, bulls of the releases in the streets, bodegas (outdoor bars with festive music) and bandas.

In Spain, the Feria are the festivities that accompany the bullfights, the most famous being the Ferria Pamplona.

In France, many festivals, including those n 'organize any bullfights were renamed except holidays feria of Bayonne and Dax. Some fairs of France are well known, such as Arles (Easter Fest and Fair Rice in September), the Béziers (around August 15), Istres (in June), Saint-Martin-de -Crau (in April), Ales (following the Ascension weekend), Parentis-en-Born (First weekend of August), Dax, Nimes ...

the main fairs of France by region:

Régionn "Southeast" Ales (Ascension), Arles (Easter Feria and Feria Rice in September), Beaucaire (Feria Toro Holidays Madeleine end of July) Béziers (Assumption), Carcassonne, Ceret, Châteaurenard, Collioure, Istres, Lunel, Millas, Mauguio, Nimes, Palavas-les-Flots, Pézilla-la-Rivière, Saint-Gilles, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer < / p>

Region "South West": Aire-sur-Adour, Arzacq-Arraziguet, Bayonne, Bezonnes (Aveyron) 3rd of June weekend Casteljaloux Thursday to Sunday the 2nd week of August, Dax Eauze Floirac Hagetmau, Mont-de-Marsan (Fêtes de la Madeleine), Orthez, Pomarez, Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse, Vic-Fezensac (Pentecost), Condom, Saint-Sever, Ondres, Parentis-en-Born (Sent Bertomiu). Dax Holidays are traditionally held around 15 August. Combining the popular festivities and performances of Spanish bullfights Landes. For the occasion, it is customary to wear white clothes, scarf and a red belt. As for the Fêtes de Bayonne, they begin the Wednesday before the first weekend of August and ends the following Sunday. Conviviality, celebrations take place in the street, around the bodegas associations. During the holidays, two bullfights take place.