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Attend the 2017 Coup de Chauffe, Festival des Arts De La Rue in Cognac

Celebrate 1000+ Years of Cognac this year at the 23rd annual Coup de Chauffe, Festival des Arts De La Rue.

What is Coup de Chauffe, Festival des Arts De La Rue?

Coup de Chauffe, Festival des Arts De La Rue is an annual free wheeling art festival that features acrobats, puppeteers, dancers, choreographers, comedians, actors, and actresses and other street performers vying for attention in the public meeting places in Cognac. Many of the acts involve viewer/audience participation, lending a festive community atmosphere to the event.

Last year’s festival attracted between three and four thousand festival goers.

Click here to see a photo gallery of 2016’s Millennial Anniversary Coup de Chauffe, Festival des Arts De La Rue.

Highlights from the 2013 Coup de Chauffe, Festival des Arts De La Rue

When?

Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3 2017.

Where?

Coup de Chauffe, Festival des Arts De La Rue takes place in the streets and public parks and gardens of Cognac.

How do I get there?

Foreign visitors to Cognac who arrive by air generally begin the French leg of their journey to Cognac in either Paris or Bordeaux. Cognac is approximately 250 miles (400km) south of Paris. It is about a four and half hour car or train ride from Paris to Cognac.

Bordeaux is about 60 miles (100 m) to the south from Cognac and can be reached in about an hour and a half by train or car.

There are flights from Paris to Bordeaux, but after transfers/connecting flights and the ground journey from Bordeaux to Cognac, the journey from Paris to Cognac will take longer than simply driving or taking the train from Paris.

Where do I stay?

Contact the Cognac Tourist Office for a list of all the availability of overnight stays.

Also check cognac-hotel.com for available hotels.

Camping is also an option check: www.campingdecognac.fr

For more information on Coup de Chauffe, Festival des Arts De La Rue

Festival Coup de Chauffe Théâtre
16100 COGNAC
Tél. : 05 45 82 32 78
GPS : 45.692452,-0.328488
Site web : http://www.avantscene.com

See also:

Cognac: the festival of street arts “Coup de chauffe” changes face

http://www.ville-cognac.fr/Coup-de-Chauffe-festival-des-arts-de-la-rue.html

http://www.charentelibre.fr/charente/cognac/coup-de-chauffe/

Public Garden Cognac France