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34th Festival du Livre Mouans-Sartoux takes over the town for book lovers

Visitors can enjoy plenty of authors, readings, performances, interviews, concerts, film screenings and a book market.

Under the motto "Life is always inventive", the 34th edition of the Mouans-Sartoux Book Festival will take place this weekend from 1 to 3 October. For those who love books, French literature and all things literary, it is a must-visit. Among the star guests: bestselling author Guillaume Musso, from Antibes.

The "Festival du Livre" spreads out over the entire city centre of Mouans-Sartoux, so that all the offerings are within easy walking distance. Visitors can look forward to plenty of authors, readings, performances, interviews and concerts and a market of new and used books in literature, non-fiction, youth, comics, poetry, picture books, and more.

Like last year, the festival will also take place in schools to meet young audiences. A new venue this year: the Centre Culturel des Cèdres. The most important information about the festival will be broadcast live on social networks.

Opening hours

Friday: 2 - 7 pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10 am - 1 pm


No tickets are required this year, access to the festival is free for all.

Access to the debates and shows is free within the limits of available seats and on the presentation of a ticket, which will be issued on-site 30 minutes before the start of the event.


Proof of vaccination or a negative test for coronary disease is required for the entire festival. Wearing a mask is also compulsory.

Programme highlights

Various sections:

A: Literature

B: Picture books, comics, regional art

C: Civics

D: Children and youths

E: Book market: used books, antique books, graffiti, street art...

G: Exhibitions, concerts, shows and debates

F: LaStrada cinema

Access to free events at the La Strada cinema and the Léo Lagrange hall are subject to availability and on presentation of a ticket.

Guillaume Musso is coming on Saturday!

One of France's top-selling authors, and whose books have been translated into multiple languages, Guillaume Musso is a thriller machine! His stories of intrigue, mystery and crime keep his fans eating up his books. The Antibes native will be at the festival signing books and answering questions. If you're a fan, bring a book to get signed or take the opportunity to get to know this exciting author's work.

Well-known authors Bernard Werber and Marin Fouqué will be presenting their latest books at the Léo Lagrange Room on Saturday 2 October, along with lectures and interviews. There will also be film screenings at the cinema for €5.50 per ticket.

More information:

Information on all other debates and shows here.

Tickets have been on sale since Wednesday, 29 September at the cinema box offices and on the cinema website.

For an overview of the individual sections and all information on how to get there, please visit the event's website:


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