The historical reconstruction festival in honor of significant events is held each summer in Saint-Tropez.
The festival is divided into two parts: the First Bravade in May and the Second - in June.
The first one is spending in honor of great martyr Saint Torpes, who was beheaded by order of the emperor Nero. The head of christian saint is still kept at Pisa.
Also theatrical performances and costumed procession are held during the festival, and a volley of ancient muskets ends the procession.
© Frédérique Voisin-Demery
The Second Bravade is held in honor of navy heroes who defended the city in 1637: only 4 ships of Saint-Tropez navy against 15 Spanish ones.
Each year citizens dress the sailors uniform and the festival with perfomances, procession and, of course, muskets volley, is celebrating.
How to do?
1. Choose the festival and come to Saint-Tropez.
2. Put on the uniform and celebrate the festival with citizens.
When to do?
The First Bravade is held from May, 16 to May, 18, and the Second one - on June, 15.
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