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What's on in the Dordogne Valley

Journées du Patrimoine, Strawberry Festival, Fest'oie...

Here it is: The Dordogne Valley events calendar shortlisted for you by locals in-the-know! Don’t miss out on the hottest gastronomic dates and bonanza of festivals, shows and markets on this year… French living at its best!

It’s fair to say, the Dordogne overflows with stunning towns, glorious castles and fascinating markets that are usually all looking for something or other to celebrate.
Whether it be with a food festival, medieval day, open-air concert, weekly or summer evening market, the Dordogne Valley is always the life and soul of the party.

To help you plan your trip, take a look at the regular and one-off events in store for locals and visitors this year.

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Rocamadour Classical Sacred Music Festival

Full of deep spiritual emotion, you can’t help but feel moved by the grandeur of Rocamadour. Already a renowned UNESCO world heritage site, it is further enriched every August with the sound of classical and sacred music in the most amazing setting.

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Saint-Céré Festival

Enjoy classical music and opera in the most magnificent castles and majestic settings of the Dordogne Valley. This annual event taking place every July and August puts onto the stage the most talented artists of the classical world.

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Fest ‘Oie

Every first weekend in March, Sarlat celebrates the famous Foie Gras, the goose and everything associated with this gourmet fare.

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Rocamadour Hot Air Balloon Festival

The quaint charm and romance of 30 balloons floating to the skies, with the majestic city of Rocamadour as the backdrop.

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Jazz in the Valley

A week-long celebration to the rhythms of Jazz. Don’t miss the spectacular outdoor concert setting in front of Souillac’s 12th century Abbey where you can catch the leading lights of the French and International Jazz scene.

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Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne Strawberry Festival

Get merry with the berry in a love fest for all things strawberry. Guinness World Record strawberry creations made from delicious local berries

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Journées du Patrimoine

A weekend celebrating the rich heritage of the Dordogne Valley, with free entry into major sites throughout the Valley. An annual event every third weekend in September.

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