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  How to come to the festival? 

Located within the town of Loire-Authion in Maine et Loire (49), Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire is a remarkable tourist and typical Loire riverside village which stretches along the banks of the Loire river and in which its pretty white limestone facades.


Halfway between Angers and Saumur, easily accessible

by road, public transport, train, bicycle or canoe,

the village is at the heart of the "1000ème de secondes" festival of sports photography.


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Restaurant Le Cosy

Lunch and evening service from Tuesday to Saturday and Sunday lunch

Average price: €15-20

Bed and breakfast "Casa Mila"


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 On the festival 

Plan du festival 2023


Info points

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2 info points are set up at the festival:

  • Tourist Office - Loire Odyssey (20 Levée du roi René)

  • "L'Atelier" Bookstore (8 Levée Jeanne de Laval)

You will find all the important informations about the festival at these addresses, do not hesitate to ask!

Info points also serve as points of sale where you can get the festival booklet

You can finally vote for the Public Prize by depositing your paper ballot (to be detached from the flyer) in the ballot boxes installed in the two information points.

QR codes

Different QR codes to scan are distributed along the route. 

By scanning with your mobile phone, several actions are available to you!

  • Vote for the Public Prize (amateur competition)

  • Access descriptions of the photos, anecdotes from the photographers

  • Give your opinion on the festival

Guided tours of the exhibition

Throughout the summer, guided tours will be organized!

The opportunity to visit the festival, to understand the work of the photographers and to discover lots of anecdotes!

The dates and times of the guided tours will be communicated shortly. Watch this space!

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