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Greater Montauban gathers and offers throughout the year outstanding events.
Music festivals, literary festivals, marathons or even a golf open, you will be charmed for sure!
Festivals

International Drawing Festival of Montauban

May

In 2022, the city of Montauban launches a new festival dedicated to drawing in all its forms. Exhibitions, conferences, workshops, will be proposed to make Montauban the capital of Drawing.

Program to come.

Montauban en Scènes

June

Montauban en Scènes is the musical event of the summer! 4 evenings of concerts with the greatest artists of the French and international scene. Vianney, Julien Doré, Patrick Bruel or Rag’n’Bone Man have already come to set the stage of the Jardin des Plantes of Montauban on fire.

Montauban en Scènes is also open stages and activities for the whole family in July.

The programming 2022 will be announced soon

Festival El Medio Dia

July

Since 2001, the culture of Latin America is invited in the Grand Montauban. This festival based in Corbarieu proposes concerts, film projections, initiation and demonstration of dances… A farandole of colors and good mood coming straight from South America.

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Baroque Passions

October

Les Passions Baroques is the musical event of October in Montauban. This festival organized by the association Les Passons, under the supervision of Jean-Marc Andrieu, brings together lovers of baroque music in all its forms. Concerts, lectures, readings and master classes are on the program of this music lovers’ meeting.

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Autumn Letters

November

Lettre d’automne is a literary festival in Montalban which, during 15 days, invites the greatest contemporary writers to exchange, debate, and give readings on current and literary themes. Mathias Énard, Christian Garcin, Brigitte Giraud or Laurent Mauvignier are among the latest guests of honor.

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Sports events

Triathlon of Montauban

May

The Montauban Triathlon offers each year a distance event for young people, a mixed relay as well as S and M distance events.

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Montauban Ladies Open

June

Since 2019, the Golf de l’Estang de Montauban organizes every year the “Ladies Open”, a professional women’s golf tournament, unique in Occitania. Listed on the LET Access Series calendar among other French dates in the European women’s circuit, this event brings together French and international players.

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Rugby World Cup 2023

September 2023

The base camps will be the living quarters for the teams that qualify for the World Cup. A fundamental role according to Claude Atcher, CEO of the public interest group in charge of organizing the World Cup, who explains that “the base camps are at the heart of the France 2023 project; they will be the showcases of our heritage and will make it possible to create a unique link between the participating teams and the public, to take this World Cup beyond the rugby fields. 53 base camps will be selected to host the qualified nations. The city of Montauban, a land of sports and particularly of rugby, has applied for the bid with the support of the Tarn-et-Garonne Departmental Rugby Committee and the USM Rugby.

Ideally located between Bordeaux and Toulouse, both of which are expected to host World Cup matches, the city of Montauban has just passed a new stage. After a visit on site, the Organizing Committee has indeed validated the file which presents the sports infrastructures and the accommodation possibilities of Montauban. The city meets all the requirements of the specifications, which include a hotel, outdoor training area, gym, weight room, swimming pool, etc.

Montauban, Land of play 2024

August 2024

Montauban has been awarded the label “Land of Games 2024” by the Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games of Paris 2024. This award recognizes the city’s policy in favor of sports. As part of this process, the city has also applied to join the official list of preparation centers for the games and hopes to welcome foreign delegations during training sessions prior to the events.

Montauban Marathon

March 2022

It is the meeting place for sportsmen, for those who surpass themselves to accomplish one of the most difficult sporting feats. The course is adapted to your desires with the traditional marathon, a half-marathon, the 10 kms or the team events.

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The other meetings

The programming of the Olympe de Gouges theater

2021-2022

Every year, the Olympe de Gouges theater innovates and surprises with a rich and varied program. For this 2021-2022 season, big names of the French scene are waiting for you, Stéphane Eicher, Jean-Pierre Darroussin or Kyan Khojandi…

The theater’s ticket office is available at the Tourist Office reception desk or online here

Manuel Azaña Days

November

Within the framework of the “Manuel Azaña Days”, a ceremony of remembrance commemorates the anniversary of the death of the last President of the Spanish Republic, Manuel Azaña.
During these days, cultural events and a symposium, dedicated to an aspect of Spanish history related to the figure of Manuel Azaña, are offered. The association “Presence of Manuel Azaña” intends to make known, in France and in French-speaking countries, the significance of the work and action of this great figure of democratic Spain.

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