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05 June 2024  |  Culture, Events

Cultural and festive events in the Dordogne

The Dordogne is rich in varied events for the summer of 2024. Here are some of the significant events:

Sarlat Theatre Games Festival

The Sarlat Theatre Games Festival takes place every summer and offers a varied program of plays, ranging from classics to contemporary creations. It will be held in July and August in Sarlat-la-Canéda, offering a unique experience in historic and picturesque places.

Périgord Noir Festival

Another major event, this classical music and jazz festival attracts internationally renowned artists. The concerts take place in different historical sites in the region, creating a magical atmosphere for music lovers.

The Gourmet Markets

Many villages in the Dordogne organize gourmet markets in the evening, where visitors can taste local specialties while enjoying concerts and entertainment. These markets are an excellent opportunity to discover Périgord gastronomy in a friendly atmosphere.

The Medievals of Castelnaud

This historical event plunges visitors into the Middle Ages with reconstructions, craft workshops, combat demonstrations and shows. It takes place in July and August at the Château de Castelnaud.

Fête de la Vézère

An annual celebration that highlights the traditions and heritage of the Vézère valley. The program includes concerts, exhibitions, children's entertainment and fireworks. It is usually held in August in various villages, along the Vézère.

Souillac in Jazz

From July 13 to 2, this annual jazz festival in Souillac presents concerts, workshops and exhibitions in a picturesque medieval setting.

Montgolfiades de Rocamadour

On September 28 and 29, discover a spectacular hot air balloon festival where colorful balloons rise above the medieval city of Rocamadour. You will take your eyes full.

European Heritage Days

Third weekend of September: An opportunity to discover the historical monuments of the Dordogne through visits and special activities.

Gourmet nights in Périgueux

Every Wednesday evening during the summer, Périgueux organizes gourmet evenings where you can taste local specialties in a friendly atmosphere.

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Amélie Roca

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