The Green Escape Festival in Craponne

From 26 to 28 July 2019 Craponne

The "Green Escape Festival in Craponne" is one of the highlights of the Velay summer. For the past 30 years, Craponne-sur-Arzon has been hosting the major names in country music. In 2007, the festival was voted the "Best European Festival" by the prestigious Country Music Association in Nashville!

Rock, folk, blues and country
in Velay

Since 2018, the 15,000 festival-goers have enjoyed an even wider range of music at the concerts on 27, 28 and 29 July. Country music is still there, of course, but much else besides! Folk music, blues, rock’n’roll: all on offer for the new festival and with the headliners Status Quo!



The Green Escape Festival in Craponne (c) Philippe Bodennec

The Green Escape Festival in Craponne (c) Philippe Bodennec

The festival takes place in a unique, green setting with a warm welcome guaranteed. You can also enjoy the “off” shows with musical events in the town of Craponne, alongside the main festival.

One of the highlights of the Velay summer (c) Emmanuel Marin

Available accommodation updates

Each week, the Tourist Office and the festival organisers make your life easier with a listing of accommodation available for the Green Escape Festival. Hotels, guesthouses, gîtes, campsites or accommodation with locals: access all the information and organise your stay in and around Craponne-sur-Arzon.

Download the list of available accommodation

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