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Castle of Saint Fargeau History Show

89170 Charny, France
+33 3 86 74 05 67
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St. Fargeau son-et-lumière - with dressage.

I was amazed at the son-et-lumiere - literally amazed. Over 600 of the local inhabitants spend all... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
Maura H
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Paris, France
Must do event if you are in the area

Spectacular historical show with the castle and the park as canvases. Sound, lights, colors... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2015
GlobetrottingSwede
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Paris, France
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24 Aug 2015
“St. Fargeau son-et-lumière - with dressage.”
16 Aug 2015
“Must do event if you are in the area”
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89170 Charny, France
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+33 3 86 74 05 67
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

I was amazed at the son-et-lumiere - literally amazed. Over 600 of the local inhabitants spend all year working on this, not including the animals (geese, donkeys, amazing dressage!). The costumes are wonderful, the feats of derring-do are impressive - but it is really the...More

1  Thank Maura H
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Spectacular historical show with the castle and the park as canvases. Sound, lights, colors, costumes and numerous animals. Great fireworks at the end. A joy for kids and grownups alike. And not too expensive (18 euros) considering the quality and the length of the show...More

1  Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

a huge spectacle involving over 800 people and over 60 horses plus other domesticated animals. A grass bank overlooking the Chateau and Lake sets the scene for a vast cast, many costume changes and great sound and visual effects. We cannot understand hardly any french...More

1  Thank curlytail55
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Even if you don't speak French or know much about French history you'll be blown away by the whole show. The cover of night is perfect for scene changes and fire and fireworks too. Great 2 hour show .

1  Thank Bernie W
Reviewed 3 August 2013

A cast of hundreds, fighting knights, horses, hounds, shetland ponies, donkeys, geese and a huge piggy! Quite remarkable in a stunning setting often chateau, a 2 hour show of huge proportions. The show traces the history of the chateau, and though it's in French the...More

2  Thank CNC71
Reviewed 4 November 2011

I can only share the enthusiasm of the earlier review.Had stopped,fleetingly (out of season,quite by accident),in St Fargeau about 18 months ago.Impressive little town and just gawked at the Chateau from the outside ! But summer 2011,we stayed near Sancerre and glimpsed a poster for...More

2  Thank mulv
Reviewed 10 August 2011

Even as you are watching this show, you cannot believe it. 50+ horsemen, 500 actors, trained hounds and geese, action all around you, including through the water, fireworks, fires, and 1000 years of French history portrayed in front of you. The event is late at...More

3  Thank JennZac
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