Holidays of Istres

Traditions and folklore Various arts Street theatre Local festival

From 04 to 09 August (every year)

Every day

Location : Centre-ville d'Istres


The whole town becomes one for three whole days of festivities! It is the wide diversity of entertainment that makes this traditional village festival so special. On the weekend’s programme: a show, street art festival, parades, concerts, jousting, Camargue race and fun fair.
A city in unison for 3 days of celebration! It is the variety of shows that makes the richness of this traditional votive feast. On the program this weekend: bullfight Portuguese the 3/08 Festival of street Arts on 4/08, parades, concerts, show of fire on the 4/08 on the pond of the olive tree, joutes, race Camargue and Carnival. FULL PROGRAM IN JULYSaturday, August 3: appointments to discover Istres, its heritage, its history, its traditions and its riches. During this festive and convivial day, the istrean associations, the city of Istres and the tourist office offer a multitude of visits and animations: guided nautical walks, visits to the historical centre, unusual discoveries, theatrical readings, 4 themed morning hikes, a convivial time with aperitif at noon on the shores of the pond of the olive tree and great game of knowledge on lstria in the early evening...Information and registration: Tourist Office: 04 42 81 76 00
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Office de Tourisme d'Istres
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Centre-ville d'Istres
1 Allées Jean Jaurès


Free of charge.


1 Allées Jean Jaurès
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.513965
Longitude : 4.987452
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