Circus in the park with Alexis Gruss PIOLENC

Push open the large gates of the park, home to the Gruss Family circus this summer, and spend a day immersed in the magical world of the circus. From 30 May to 1 July, every day from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm (closed on Wednesday) ; From 2 July to 10 July, closed ; From 11 July to 1 September: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30 am to 4.30pm and from 6.30 pm to 11pm (closed on Saturday and Sunday).

160 years ago, the famous Gruss circus dynasty came into being. Today the Gruss Family national circus continues to preserve the tradition of circus arts with their famous cavalry of 60 stallions.

New in 2016! Poney trails, an eductional farm, shows of the artists Didier Pasquette and the "Compagnie les Farfadais".

Example of full-day programme where you can learn about the circus in a beautiful 13 hectare woodland park.

10 am: Rehearsals with Alexis Gruss's Cavalry

10.45 am: Clowns' show (lasts 20 minutes)
11.30 am: Syndha the elephant's show

Lunch in bar area or picnic on site, depending on your preference

2.00 pm: Alexis Gruss National Circus Show (duration: 1.5 hours with no interval)

Introductory activities available throughout the day: circus workshops (juggling, trapeze, high wire, balancing), inflatable devices for children of 2 - 6 years (optional), visit to the Gruss Family museum and stables.

On your way out, signing sessions with artists in the snack bar and shop.

In July and August, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, from 6.30 pm onward, the Gruss Family welcomes visitors to a 2.5 hour circus performance at 8 pm and to what promises to be an exceptional evening. Ensure you make the most of the occasion, and of the mild summer evening and lush green surroundings by visiting the restaurant area. Fun, friendly, musical atmosphere guaranteed! Booking required. Tickets can be purchased on line.

Children (3 to 12 years): €20
Adults and children over 12 years: €24

Evening Shows
Children (3 to 12 years): €25
Adults and children over 12 years: €29

Adress / Contact

N. 7
84420  PIOLENC
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T. 04 90 29 49 49
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