The Fete de la Saint Saturnin is a yearly festival, held in honour of St Saturnin, the patron saint of Vernet-les-Bains and is a weekend of festivity, dancing, music and entertainment. Villagers gather together with visitors to honour this patron saint, and a variety of events are held to mark the occasion.

    Thursday 18th September 2014 Festa Major de Sant Ferréol   Situated to the north east of Cérêt, at an altitude of 300m, this 13th century chapel had the hermitage added in the 18th…

Coming from the French word terre for “soil,” the word terroir originally described the special characteristics of a region, or piece of land, which gave different varieties of wine, coffee and tea their individuality. (Soil, climate, position, regional traditions….)

Gégants are enormous painted figures, several metres tall, constructed on a wooden framework with heads made from paper maché and plaster of paris – a tradition which goes back to the Middle Ages, depicting religious figures in parades.

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