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Belle-île-en-Mer has always been a land of culture, events and festivals, offered all year long! Let’s zoom in on the biggest cultural events on the island!

Concerts, festivals, meetings, recitals…

Constantly animated, Belle-île offers many festivals, concerts, recitals of quality, highly anticipated, quite often in heritage places full of history.

In July and August, you can discover the festival “Lyrique en Mer” which, for more than 20 years, has presented to the public international lyrical artists, from the prestigious Metropolitan Opera of New York, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Opéra National de Paris, Scala of Milan… through renowned operas. Not to be missed!

The chamber music festival “Musical Beach in Bangor ” offers in July a dozen concerts in various renowned sites: the Pointe des Poulains, the churches of Belle-île, the Grand Phare, the port of Sauzon …At the same time, within the academy of the festival, young people and adults, amateurs or professionals, come to practice and improve.

The Bangor Festival brings together in August a wide range of artists.

Festival of current music, Belle Ile On Air, has been held every year for 12 years now in the in the enchanting setting of the Bois du Génie, overlooking the port of Le Palais. The only island event of current music, the festival is open to all audiences and eco-responsible.

Events and must-sees

throughout the seasons

Concerts of traditional and contemporary music, in the ports of Belle-île, or recitals of sea songs are also among the events that punctuate the cultural activity of Belle-île, throughout the seasons.

Find all the information in the agenda section, which lists everything that happens on Belle-île, according to the seasons!

Extend your experience in Belle-Île