Historical and sporting weekend in the castles of the Drôme

The castles of Grignan and Suze-la-Rousse in Drôme are open throughout the Ascension weekend for the “Pentathlon of the Arts”.

What if you spent your weekend in a real fairytale setting? The castles of Grignan and of Suze-la-Rousse continue their Pentathlon of the Arts from this Ascension weekend to celebrate the passing of the Olympic flame on June 20. On the program, Saturday and Sunday at Grignan castlecultural and fun activities around the theme “ Historical sport and live performance“. From 10 a.m., as a family, you can try your hand at fencing or discover the history of the place during several themed guided tours (festivals at the castle, life of a young nobleman or even the history of the construction of the castle) .

Jeu de Paume, fencing and Renaissance dances

Introduction to fencing in the courtyard of the Château de Grignan.

Finally, in the manner of Marquise de Sévigné, you can familiarize yourself with Renaissance dances alongside a professional dancer. HAS Suze-La-Rousseall weekend, it’s Palm Game which will be highlighted. From 10:30 a.m., a supervised introduction to this sport will be offered to you as well as a guided tour to learn everything about this almost 400-year-old practice. Finally, the public will be able to compete in a fencing duel. courteous » organized within the castle courtyard itself. AR

Pentathlon of the arts in the castles of the Drome, as part of the Cultural Olympiad. Saturday May 11 and Sunday May 12 at Grignan And Suze-la-Rousse. Prices depending on the activities (between €15 and €8), reduced for 6–17 year olds and free for under 6 year olds.

Jeu de Paume at the Château de Suze-la-Rousse.

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