Lonely Planet Writer

Two men gored at Bayonne Festival bullfight

A photographer and the president of a local bullfighting association were gored by a bull at the Bayonne Festival in southern France on Sunday.

Bullfighting in Bayonne, France.
Bullfighting in Bayonne, France. Image by Ben Aston / CC BY 2.0

Bullfighting is a main event at the popular festival in Bayonne – the oldest bullfighting town in France – attracting around a million people over the five days. The bull had managed to leap out of the ring when it gored the photographer in the scrotum befor charging the other man and fracturing his leg. Read more: thelocal.fr