Les Grandes Médiévales d’Andilly

Haute-Savoiers? Haute-Savoiens? People in Haute-Savoie! (And anyone else who is interested…)

The annual medieval festival in Andilly will be held May 17 & 18 and May 24 & 25 this year. Price is 17 € a day for adults; 10 € for kids. Andilly is located halfway between Annecy and Geneva. Open 10 am until midnight on the Saturdays (plus special night shows beginning at 9:30pm) and 10am until 7pm on the Sundays. Free parking. And of course you can rent costumes (nobleman/woman, knight, jester, monk, peasant, etc.) for around 20 € with a 100 € check deposit.

Grandes Médievales D’andilly
by andillyloisirs

I missed out on this last year because I was traveling, but this year David & I are going on my birthday!

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  • Andromeda

    Ohh, that looks like so much fun!

    It’s Reims, so a little too far to commute for you I think, sorry :-(

    Ben’s uncle works for the rectorat in Annecy, I’ll ask him if he thinks they’ll be needing recrute locals next year if you want.

  • Andromeda

    Ohh, that looks like so much fun!It’s Reims, so a little too far to commute for you I think, sorry :-(Ben’s uncle works for the rectorat in Annecy, I’ll ask him if he thinks they’ll be needing recrute locals next year if you want.

  • dw

    I think it’s funny that Andromeda and I both want to come and live to far away… oi. Take lots of photos and we’ll feel like we were there!

  • dw

    I think it’s funny that Andromeda and I both want to come and live to far away… oi. Take lots of photos and we’ll feel like we were there!

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