La Puisaye-Forterre is punctuated by unmissable events which take place throughout the year. Historical show, pottery markets, popular festivals, pyromelodic show, concerts and festivals are on the program to experience beautiful moments in Burgundy.

Le 23 March 2024

Beautiful Toucy market

The Beau Marché de Toucy is an ancestral tradition. The town is adorned with its finest attire to welcome you and receive the breeders from the surrounding area. The highlight of the festival is undoubtedly the “picket parade”. Ribboned, draft horses such as Percherons, Comtois or Cobs parade in…
11 May 12 May 2024

Pottery markets in Puisaye

In the heart of Puisaye-Forterre, nestled between Yonne and Nièvre, lies a living heritage, born from the earth: pottery. The history of pottery dates back to the Middle Ages when the first potters settled here, attracted by the generous clay and natural pigments. This ancestral tradition makes Puisaye a renowned jewel of the…
Le 11 July 2024

Passage de la Flamme Olympique à Saint-Fargeau

Saint Fargeau
La France accueillera les jeux olympiques du 26 juillet au 11 août 2024, puis les jeux paralympiques du 23 août au 8 septembre. Cet évènement mondial, attendu depuis 100 ans, rassemble, plus de 200 nations autour de l’excellence du sport et de l’amitié. En 2024, le département de l’Yonne a confirmé son engagement dans cet…
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12 July 24 August 2024

Historical show at the Château de Saint-Fargeau

Saint Fargeau
The Château de Saint-Fargeau in Yonne in Burgundy, an architectural jewel steeped in history, comes alive every summer season on Fridays and Saturdays, during a grandiose historical spectacle. Immersing visitors in a captivating 1000-year-old epic, this unique show brings together 600 volunteers and 50 riders to offer a memorable performance. It is undoubtedly, of…
from 13 €
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Le 27 July 2024

Rogny-les-Sept-Écluses fireworks display

Every year, at the end of July and for more than 50 years, a magical show occurs in Rogny-Les-Sept-Ecluses. For 1h30, the famous fireworks maker Ruggieri ignites the locks and the sky of Rogny for an exceptional visual experience in the heart of Puisaye. Let yourself be carried away by a celestial spectacle that will illuminate your memories and come and witness…
from 17 €
15 August 18 August 2024

Mammoth Fest

Lac du Bourdon in Saint-Fargeau
Every year in Saint-Fargeau, a pretty village of Puisaye located in the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region, an eclectic cultural and artistic festival takes place at Lac du Bourdon which attracts people from all over France. An exceptional event takes its name from the famous mammoth, an emblematic prehistoric creature, symbolizing the grandeur and originality of the festival. The Mammoth event…
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15 August 25 August 2024

The Puisaye Summer Festivals

Churches of Puisaye-Forterre
Les Estivales de Puisaye, an emblematic classical music festival, has firmly anchored itself in the cultural landscape of Yonne, Burgundy-Franche-Comté and even France. This annual event, which celebrates more than 20 years of success, has captured the hearts of classical music lovers in the region. The historical emergence of the festival…
19 October 20 October 2024

International Festival of Women's Writings

The International Festival of Women's Writings, the FIEF, was born from the association of Maison Colette, in Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye in Yonne in Burgundy, 40 minutes from Auxerre. This French Festival is the only one in Europe to highlight the writings of women. Camille Islert International Festival of Women’s Writings in Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye Colette: A…
Le 19 October 2024

Diges Chestnut Festival

Welcome to the typical village of Diges, less than 30 minutes from Auxerre and less than 10 minutes from the town of Toucy, for its traditional and unmissable Chestnut Festival. Discover the very essence of this event and immerse yourself in the warm atmosphere of Puisaye-Forterre. Guillaume splits the chestnuts before cooking at the party…
07 December 08 December 2024

Saint Nicholas of Guédelon

Welcome to the magical world of Saint-Nicolas in Guédelon, where the medieval castle under construction becomes the scene of a magical celebration. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere between tradition, history, and plans for the future in the heart of Burgundy. Explore the Guédelon construction site and discover this work of medieval know-how. A wonderful adventure of the builders of the Middle Ages…

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