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Since the festival was created in 2000, we have tried to respect sustainable development issues in every aspect of our decisions. In 2014 we requested an external evaluation by an approved organisation. First results are very encouraging with 36 positive assessments and only 7 with room for improvement.


BUY THE BOOK "Les jours et les Nuits de Lauzerte"

27 November 2015

A beautiful book, 20 x 20 cm, 156 pages, almost all with full page photos. Price 24,80€.

Collect your copy from Lauzerte (order from or receive your copy by post. Buy 4 and get your 5th copy free!

For postal orders, please order from Bernadette Tauran - Bois de Sainte Foy - 82110 TREJOULS enclosing your euro cheque for 24,80€ x number of copies + 5€ postal charges.

Enjoy  !



2016 Festival

25 April 2016

Festival dates 5, 6 and 7 August 2016, and this year's theme is "De la Terre à la Lumière" (from Earth to Light).



Advance reservation of your copy of the book due to come out in November 2015 is now possible. Click on the link below and print off the subscription form to benefit from the pre-publication price of 19.80 €. Return your form and cheque to the address shown or for further information in English, ring Claire on 05 63 95 82 34.

This attractive publication, with minimal text and 200 colour photos (including about a hundred full page), shows Lauzerte, "One of the most beautiful villages of France", at its best by day and by night, and includes intriguing images of its 15-year festival "Les Nuits

National Tourisme medal 2012 !

Early in 2012, the Préfet of the Tarn-et-Garonne department informed Director and co-founder of the Nuits de Lauzerte, Madame Bernadette Tauran, that she had won a national bronze tourism medal. "This honorary distinction is the just reward for the activity you have undertaken, " he writes.

Bernadette's reaction? "The Nuits de Lauzerte is a joint enterprise, and so all of us also share this distinction jointly..."




New video on the Nuits de Lauzerte 2011

Click on Images and the last thumbnail to watch a video by Gerard Mervelay on the 2011 festival - 5 minutes of enchantment, and a lot of work beforehand by the 150 volunteers without whom the Nuits de Lauzerte could not exist.

2012 Tourism Medal!

2012 is off to a good start !

On 10 January, Director and co-founder of the festival Les Nuits de Lauzerte, Madame Bernadette Tauran, learned that she had been awarded a bronze national tourism award. "This honorary award is in recognition of the activity you have managed ...." states the Prefect of the Tarn-et-Garonne, on behalf of the Minister for Tourism.

Bernadette was quick to respond: "The Nuits de Lauzerte is a joint effort, involving all of us, so it is together that all of us share this recogntion."

She is currently working on the programme for the 13th Nuits de Lauzerte

2011 photos still on line

Enjoy! Photos of the Nuits de Lauzerte 2011 festival on the theme "Something of the Animal" are now on line - click on the link on the right and use the slide show option if you prefer.

On line box office

Our on line box office with credit card payment via Pay Pal will be opening in good time for advance puchase of your tickets, Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th August 2012.