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City:Perigueux

"Gras" and truffle market in Périgueux

J F M A M J J A S O N D
For more than 40 years, the city of Périgueux has been home to the "gras" market; located in Place St-Louis every Wednesday and every Saturday morning from 8 am to 12 noon, from November to March.
It brings together some thirty producers from all over the department. An opportunity to discover, taste and buy local products of high quality.
The truffle market is also held in Place Saint-Louis every Saturday from 8am to 12pm from December to mid-February depending on the production
eyecandyWeb Site:www.dordogne-perigord-tourisme.fr
eyecandyAddress:place Saint-Louis, Perigueux
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"Thursdays at the Museum" - Lunch Time Visit of Périgueux Museum

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Each Thursday the "Art and Archeology Museum" of Périgueux can be visited for free during a "lunch break" from 12pm to 2pm.
freebie
eyecandyWeb Site:www.perigueux-maap.fr/le-musee/
eyecandyAddress:22 cours Tourny, 24000 Périgueux
eyecandyPhone:05 53 09 37 74

Foie Gras Museum at Thiviers

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The town of Thiviers, 33km north of Périgueux, is considered the foie gras capital of Périgord.
The museum allows you to discover all facets of the foie gras from production to tasting, its history, tips for enjoying it.
eyecandyWeb Site:maisondufoiegras.jimdo.com/
eyecandyAddress:8, Place du Maréchal Foch
24800 Thiviers
eyecandyPhone:+33 (0)5 53 55 12 50