Bat­tle of Castil­lon

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“The Bat­tle of Castil­lon” evokes the fi­nal bat­tle that put an end to the Hun­dred Years’ War on 17th July 1453, re­turn­ing Aquitaine to the French af­ter three cen­turies of English rule. 400 vol­un­teers and 50 cav­a­liers re-en­act the bat­tle in a grandiose reen­act­ment show at the foot of Château de Caste­gens, in Belvès-de-castil­lon. 10.30pm : July 13, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 10.00pm : Au­gust 3,4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19. Food avail­able on-site or op­tion of pic­nick­ing, shops, me­dieval games, demon­stra­tions of how to use weapons, farm an­i­mals: a mag­i­cal com­bi­na­tion to com­plete the evening. www.bataillede­castil­lon.com

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