Festival des lanternes

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09 February 2023  |  Tourism, Events

The lantern festival in Montauban

From December 1st to February 5th, 2023 the town of Montauban hosts the Lantern Festival in the heart of the city's parks. This event has already had phenomenal success in previous years in the city of Gaillac from 2017 to 2020.

The largest lantern park in Europe

It is an unmissable event in winter, this festival has seduced young and old alike. You will find lanterns, walks in the aisles with magnificent illuminations that represent the jewels of traditional Chinese culture from the Tang Dynasty (618-907).

A traditional know-how of the city of Zigong

The Lantern Festival relies on the traditional know-how of Zigong (People's Republic of China), Prefecture City of Provence Sichuan with nearly 3 million inhabitants.

The Chinese festival has been adopted in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

A unique scenography

A unique scenography in line with the chosen location and the theme representative of the know-how of Chinese civilization.

A technique in the world and specialists in the creation of giant Chinese lanterns combining light, silk and iron sculpture.

Once night falls...

5 hectares of luminous illuminations to discover after dark, 2500 giant lanterns, mythical animals, and historical monuments of China, scenes of Chinese life and dinosaurs.

Festival des lanternes

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Where to stay near Montauban?

Le Manoir - seasonal rental with private swimming pool.

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  • Superbe country house with stunning views

  • 2.5 hectares of private land

  • Private heated swimming pool

  • Close to amenities (3 km), medieval villages and the city of Albi classified by UNESCO

This former winegrower's maison de maitre is a professionally renovated country house with 2.5 hectares of private grounds and lovely views over the neighboring vineyards. Book your stay in the heart of this property.

Le Manoir

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Amélie Roca

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