Activities – CAGNES SUR MER (Fête de la Châtaigne – Saturday 16 November 2013)

This coming Saturday, Cagnes-sur-Mer will be transformed into a mini high-country extravaganza straight from the Vallée de la Tinée.

Beginning at 10am, see below for the following activities and attractions on the day:

– Folk music groups

– At 11am, a sheep herding display at place de Gaulle

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Sheep herding – Fête de la Châtaigne

– Mini-farm with goats, pigs, turkeys, geese, chickens, rabbits

– Free roasted chestnut tastings

– On sale: Mulled wine, socca, cheese, meats, honey, local produce from artisans of Vallée de la Tinée

– Free donkey rides all day for children aged 3-10 years

– At 12.15pm, daube (stew) and polenta – cost 2 euros per person – at place de Gaulle

The festival is easily reached by taking the train to Cagnes-sur-Mer and it is a short walk to centre ville from there.  If you are driving, the centre of Cagnes will be closed so parking is at Villette or Stade Pierre Sauvaigo with free buses linking to the gare routiere main bus stop in Cagnes.

What: Fête de la Châtaigne

Where: Centre ville, Cagnes-sur-Mer

When:  Saturday 16 November 2013, 10am-6pm

Cost:  Free entry (costs applies for meal at 12.15pm and purchases from market stalls)

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