Winter events in Dordogne Valley


The truffle season in the Dordogne Valley

The sought-after black truffle is found in winter in our specialised markets: A unique experience starting with the ringing of a bell and often ending with a delicious meal.

3 dates to put down in your calendar to taste the black diamond of the Dordogne Valley.

  • Saturday 19th January  2019 at 10:00

Prized truffle market in Martel.
Quality control of the truffles from 9am - Market starts at 10am sharp.
Truffle and regional produce market under the beautiful 19C covered market hall in Martel.
Truffle recipes from the renowned chef Daniel Chambon and gourmet meal at the Auberge de Cartassac.
Booking : 06 37 69 28 54      

  • Sunday 27th January 2019 at 10:00

Truffle market in Gignac
Followed by lunch

9am : Start of the market
Midday : Drinks offered by the municipal council
12.30pm : Lunch 18€
Menu : Lentils with truffle cream, Tagliatelles with truffles and foie gras, salad, goats cheese, coffee and selection of desserts.    
Booking : 05 65 32 69 05      


  • Friday  8th February 2019 at 6 pm

Night truffle market in Cuzance

Market and food stalls
Tasting of truffle based recipes from the chefs of Les Bonnes Tables du Lot, the Lycée hôtelier of Souillac and Gourdon as well as several Top Chef finalists.

The market is followed by a gourmet dinner.
Booking : 05 65 38 13 87

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Musical evenings at the Théâtre de l’Usine in Saint-Céré


The renowned Saint-Céré Festival puts up shows throughout the year with a winter season full of original and ambitious performances.


  • Friday 1st February 2019 at 8.30 pm

La Vie Parisienne – Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Offenbach

Created in 1866, La Vie Parisienne was composed for a theatre company.  It is transposed here a century later, adapting the dialogues and decors to the year 1966.

Tariff : 28 euros
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  • Friday 8th February 2019 at 8 pm

L’Odyssée d’Hippo – Around the world in 80 dreams

Talking to our inner child by travelling around the world in a musical journey of sounds and images.

Tariff : 16 euros
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