Category Archives: Events

Market day

    There are 3 markets during the week in Carcassonne which all take place in the main square in the middle of town. Two smaller one on Tuesdays and Thursday and the major on       It is … Continue reading

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Bandes dessinées

It looks like another busy weekend ahead. The 4th “Bandes Dessinées” (BD) festival is taking place in Lagrasse which is a mere 35 kms from here. More details are available when following this link. Jean-Michel Arroyo is the honorary president. Let … Continue reading

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Fête du vin

  I am looking forward to this year’s Fête du vin in Carcassonne Place Carnot on October 17th and 18th. Apart from the possibility to taste and meet local “vignerons”, there is quite a musical program to be enjoyed. More … Continue reading

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Retro Mobile 2020

Working on my 2020 agenda and it looks like I shall be in Paris and area in February to go to “Retro Mobile”. Looking forward to that since I am going to meet up with a couple of friends.   … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

  to all my Chinese and lunar calendar adept friends

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Saint Vincent

Yesterday was Saint Vincent (patron saint of wine and wine growers) days. The yearly march through town, benediction of the wine and banquet took place. Have a look here

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Rotary action time

Following the recent floods, we have been quite busy in the past 2 weeks collecting donations and distributing them where they are needed in town and around the villages which were hit a lot. Today was a bit special. We … Continue reading

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