14 th 17 April 2017
The Easter Feria, marks the start of the French bullfighting season but is above all an excuse to party and the city is brought alive with Spanish rhythm! Encierros, bodegas, music in the streets, come and experience a Feria like no other. Every year, before the Feria, the "Espace Toro" is set up in the Gimeaux corrals. Here you can see the bulls that will be in the bullfights and learn about the various bull-fighting traditions in the South of France. There are usually two bullfights a day in the Arles arena, lassified a 1st category arena, French arenas being classified into three categories.
09 th 10 september 2017
A holiday to celebrate the soil of Arles, the Feria du Riz (Rice Festival) is a feria (From 09 to 10 september 2017) to suit all tastes. It is the second bullfighting meet in Arles just before the autumn, in mid-September. One week before the Feria the Espace Toro is set up in the Gimeaux corral, where you can see the bulls that will be used during the Feria du Riz, learn about the different types of bullfight and to go to an presentation on bullfighting, given by the Taurine School.
Teaser of feria of Easter 2017 !