Fresh from the earth onto the plate... Discover the Dordogne Valley’s gastronomic and culinary delights at the local food markets and in the many excellent restaurants.

The gastronomy, together with the beauty of its landscape, is what the Dordogne Valley is most famous for.

Colourful markets

Local “produits du terroir” such as walnuts, truffles, plums and cheeses can be tasted, savoured and bought at the many regional markets throughout the year. The market stalls change with the seasons, offering you the best of regional flavours. Here, the gastronomy reflects the passion and hard work of the local people and the generosity of the land.

Gastronomy, restaurants and regional products

From traditional cuisine to refined gastronomy and the "Bonnes Tables du Lot", the restaurants  of the Dordogne Valley showcase the excellent regional produce in their mouth-watering recipes: asparagus, cep mushrooms, duck confit, foie gras  succulent Quercy lamb and the famous Rocamadour goat’s cheese with a nice glass of local Glanes or Amadour wine.


From the convivial ambiance of a “ferme auberge” to the enchanting setting of a Michelin-starred restaurant, in the Dordogne Valley, the regional cuisine and the area’s superb local products are accessible to all.

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