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Most French villages and towns have their summer "fetes" during the July-September period.
July -- The "Bull Run" in Pamplona, Spain|
Just over the border in Navarra, Northern Spain, Pamplona is given
July - Tour de France arrives. (Pau is on the TOUR route most years.)|
July -- Orthez Festival|
A week of merrimaking - carnivals - bullfighting -
1st weekend in August- Fete de Monein - a celebration of the local peaches and Jurancon wine.|
Three days of merry-making in the streets of Monein with a fun-fair in
the town square
September - Oloron - Garburade|
The whole town seems to spend the whole day making and eating soup - "Garbure".
|September - Foire de Pau|
A cross between the Ideal Home Exhibition, a county show and Chelsea Flower Show.
2nd Sunday in December -- "Open doors" Jurancon grape picking festival|
Click here for a list of the participating vineyards, and what events each is hosting.
Regular events in the neighbourhood.
The Lindt chocolate factory in Oloron is a 20 minute drive from Candeloup.|
Visit the factory shop for great chocolate at bargain prices!