Top Choice Street Carnival in Le Puy-en-Velay

Fête du Roi de l'Oiseau

This Renaissance-themed street party dates back to a competition first recorded in 1524. Le Puy's most skilled archer, the first to shoot a straw bird from a high tower, was rewarded with year-long tax exemption, di…
Music in Le Puy-en-Velay


Traditional dance, handicrafts and folk songs from across the globe are showcased at this week-long summer festival, which began in 1964.