Fetes des Remparts, Dinan, France
22nd and 23rd July
The internationally famous medieval festival, "Fetes des Remparts", is held every two years in the town of Dinan where there are many half-timberd buildings dating back centuries. The Walls festival was founded in 1983 and pays tribute to construction of the town walls. Extraordinary monuments of heritage, they are beautifully preserved and as a whole they stretch nearly three kilometers.
The festival features medieval games, music, street performances and crafts. Harps and old musical instruments are played, there is a jousting competition and costumed participants take part in a parade throughout the town. Many festival events can be viewed from the windows of Villa des Remparts.
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