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Dieppe Kite Festival in Normandy

Established in 1980 and the largest of its kind in the world, Dieppe’s annual Kite Festival unites over a thousand professionals from five continents on Normandy’s beautiful Alabaster Coast.

This popular event is free to attend and, thanks to the diversity of activities on offer, there’s something here for everyone – including children and disabled visitors. Wander around the exhibitions, try a kite-building workshop and watch demonstrations of different types of kite in action, from sports to traditional. There are shopping opportunities here and you can eat at the bar-restaurant in town too. A Grand Parade downtown is accompanied by traditional music, dancing and street theatre.


8–16 September 2018


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Dieppe, Normandy