The Celts are an Indo-European historical population, extended in Central Europe. Their native land is located in an area between the high Rhine and the Danube springs, between the present southern Germany, eastern France and northern Switzerland.
Therefore, the Celtic Festival, in 1997, born in Courmayeur, which is now in its 22st edition and that will be held from the 5th to the 8th of July 2017.
It’s a Celtic art, music and culture festival, located between the highest peaks of Europe, over 1500 meters, between ancient trees and the walls of anancient fort, in the Peuterey’s forest in Val Veny.
Here, past and present are combined in poetic and magical atmospheres, created by typical musical instruments, Irish dances and stories of ancient legends.
Adults and children can participate in many activities, including markets, artisan workshops and conferences, dance and music courses, stories around the fire and games in the nature.
In the evening, concerts are a succession of energy and emotions with over 200 internationally renowned artists from all over the world.
Do not miss this amazing event that welcome many visitors every year!
HOW TO GET TO BOSCO:
- By Car: From Courmayeur follow the signs for Val Veny to the only free car park authorized in La Zerotta, from which a shuttle runs to the Purtud Bridge and you'll have Celtica entrance.
You may park your car in the covered parking fee at P.le Mont Blanc at Courmayeur or in the free parking at P.le del Mercato and follow the bus lines (see below).
- By bus: pay line bus. From Courmayeur to the Peuterey Forest: departure from Courmayeur - Piazzale Mont Blanc or In Frazione Dolonne - Via delle Forges.
For the entrance to the Peuterey Woods get off at the 'Purtud' stop.