10 th 13 April 2020
The Easter Feria, marks the start of the French bullfighting season and attracts 500,000 visitors of which 50,000 aficionados go to the bullfights held in the arena.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.
12 th 13 september 2020
A holiday to celebrate the soil of Arles, the Feria du Riz (Rice Festival) is a feria (From 12 to 13 september 2020) 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 !