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Midi Pyrenees

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Louisa Calhoon

on 6 February 2014

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Midi Pyrenees by Louisa and Evelyn Calhoon
Food
Video
Maps
History
In Montségur, the affairs of Cathar faith can be experienced.
Movements of Carmaux and Jaurèss happened there against labor. The Santiago de Compostello is a destination of the network of ancient pilgrimage roads. One of the routes crosses into the Pyrénéés Mountains. This is remembered through the cities of Conques, Toulouse and Saint-Bertrand de Comminges.
Impacted greatly with the people of Midi Pyrénéés

Cassoulet
Croustade aux Pommes (apple tart)

Truffles
Tomme Cheese
Handicrafts

Major
Attractions
Potato Purée
Bayonne Ham
GRANDES PARAJES DE MIDI-PYRÉNÉES
(Great Sites of Midi-Pyrenees)
France
Midi Pyrénéés has a mix of music genres in festivals; jazz and classical and organs! Places to hear the variety of music would be the festival of jazz in Marciac, Toulouse les Orgues, an organ festival in Toulouse, Classical-Jacob Piano Festival, or the famous Festival of Comminges at St. Bertrand de Comminges. Saint Lizier Festival is the oldest classical festival in the country. In areas around Toulouse, is where the Jazz Sur Son is located, which performs music, and excellent jazz. Chaud Les Musiques, in July and August showcases the culture and creativity of Toulouse. It holds twenty concerts of all types of music; jazz, classical, flamenco and traditional for all tastes. The Festival Rite, in Saint Girons, focuses on the music and dance traditions of other cultures. There are over 250 artists, and musicians, dancers and singers from eight countries. 31 Notes d’été is made of 31 concerts and shows of all types of music: classical, Latin-American, jazz and traditional. So all over wonderful music can be heard.

Music
Genres:
- Jazz
- Classical
- traditional Occitan
Festivals:
-Toulouse les Orgues
-Festival of Comminges
-Chaid Les Musique
- Jazz Sur Son 31
Midi Pyrènèès
Departments:
Ariège
Aveyron
Haute-Garonne
Gers
Lot
Hautes-Pyrénées
Grande Cascade de Gavarnie
Tarn
Tarn-et-Garonne
A few handicrafts that date from many years before include:
Combs created from horns since the beginning of the 18th century in a small town called Ariège. Today you can visit them in museum.
Caussade started the first hat-making centre in France. They started in 1857
Millau, the capitol of leather gloves, make gloves that date back to the 12th century. They are also displayed in museums.
Main Rivers:
Lot
Tarn
Garonne
The End
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