The festival of the gardians in the Camargue - the Camargue traditions
Traditional Gardian Show & amp; Des Arlésiennes in the historic center of the city Guardian’s lunch (2 hours) Traditional Provencal show in Arles Arles a unique festival featuring the purest traditions of the Camargue. You will be able to admire the costumes of Gardians and Arlésiennes and discover the equestrian games in the arenas organized by the Brotherhood of Gardians
9H30 PARADE OF THE BRIDGE OF THE HORSE GARDIANS IN THE STREETS OF THE CITY: More than fifty guards on horseback roam the historic center of Arles where Place du Forum, they salute the statue of the famous poet Frederic Mistral and then meet in the square of Notre Dame de la Major, seat of their brotherhood dedicated to Saint George, their protector. A mass is given in Provencal in the church followed by a blessing of all the horsemen on the court. Gardians and Arlésiennes, dressed in traditional costumes, will allow you to enjoy one of the largest traditional events of the country of Arles.
12H30 LUNCH IN ARLES (access on foot) Example of Menu Seasonal entrance Bull Guardian and Camargue Rice Dessert Wine & coffee
14H30 FREE VISIT OF ARLES WORLD HERITAGE Arles, The Roman city par excellence. Discover its emblematic Amphitheater and its famous Theater Antique, passing by the town hall where Sainte Trophime dominates, the quays of the Rhone, its mansions, its quarters with the picturesque lanes, a city rich in art and history is offered to you. 16H30 SHOW IN THE ARENAS BY THE CONFERENCE OF THE GARDIANS , vibrate to the sounds of the folk groups in the Amphitheater which will animate the different games of horsemen: the game of bouquets, the game of oranges … interspersed with races camarguaises With the students of the taurine school of Arles. An afternoon full of passion and emotion 19 H30 - en of the day
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