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Fete des Gardians, Arles

Brotherhood of Cowboys unite for annual tradition, dating back to 1512

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The Fete des Gardians see's the Camargue cowboys gather each year on the 1st of May for a Feast of the Herdsmen.

The Brotherhood of Cowboys tradition dates back to 1512, and is the oldest event of its kind in France. The event is celebrated with a horse and bull show.


Centre of Arles


Map of the surrounding area