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City:Perigueux

Medieval Days at Bourdeilles Castle

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Medieval combat art, knights etc.
Dates: August 12th and 13th and September 9th and 10th 2017 (starting at 2pm)
eyecandyWeb Site:perigord-dronne-belle.fr
eyecandyAddress:24310 Bourdeilles, Dordogne
eyecandyPhone:+33 5 53 03 73 36

Brantome - Boat Circuit

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Brantome, called the Venice of Perigord, is situated some 24km (15.5 mi) north of Periguéux.
The "Jean Maffioletti II" offers short -45 to 50 minutes - cruises on the Dronne River. It is a unique opportunity to admire Brantome from the water.
From April 1st to October 15th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:bateaumaffioletti.free.fr
eyecandyAddress:PONT COUDÉ, Brantome
eyecandyPhone:+33(0)5 53 04 74 71

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

La Truffière des Mérigots

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Visit a truffle producing farm.
The tour begins with a video projection and then continues with a walk through the truffle before ending with a tasting of truffle butter toast with a drink.
Visits ONLY by appointment.
Open in June and September: Wednesdays and Saturdays and in July and August Tuesdays and Fridays.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.truffes-noires-du-perigord.fr
eyecandyAddress:Les Mérigots, 24210 Gabillou
eyecandyPhone:06 64 17 71 11