End of summer and autumn events in Dordogne Valley


« Pompadour’s Great Week »

September 2019, 11th to 15th

Biggest equestrian event of the year in Pompadour: Pompadour’s Great Week!

All along Pompadour’s great week, about 450 young horses and poneys are contesting on the equestrian stadium (dressage, jumping, show) and racecourse (cross-country). Year after year, this event became the place to be for breeders, owners and riders. It’s the contest where horses are selected for the Lion d’Angers’ French championship of eventing for 7 years old horses.

Program: National Finals of eventing Young Sport Horses (Dressage, Cross and Obstacles), and the Anglo-Arabian French Championship (models and paces).

Free of charge

More information: +33 5 55 98 55 47



"Nuit du patrimoine" in Sarlat

21st september 2019

Discover Sarlat, which reveals its built heritage in the candlelight

Speak to any local and they will invariably recommend that you attend the Saturday evening event, affectionately known as “Heritage under the stars”! What makes it so special? More than 2000 lit candles that create a special, enchanted atmosphere through the streets of the city. Follow the candles along the streets throughout the town circuit.




"Journées du goût et de la gastronomie" in Sarlat  

28th and  29th september 2019

Sarlat celebrates gourmet taste
This event is held on the fourth weekend in September each year on Place de la Grande Rigaudie at the entrance to the medieval town.

It has become a not-to-be-missed gathering for the locals, and lamb is given pride of place !

Office de Tourisme Sarlat Périgord Noir

3 rue Tourny - 24200 SARLAT

www.sarlat-tourisme.com - info@sarlat-tourisme.com - +33 5 53 31 45 45



Greyhounds do their show!

September 2019, 28th and 29th

  • On Saturday: international exhibition of all breeds of greyhounds, 18 breeds and 500 dogs expected at the equestrian stadium of Puy Marmont.
  • On Sunday: Greyhounds races on the racecourse (170 greyhounds expected).

The same weekend a celebration of plants will takes place on the Puy Marmont.

More information: +33 5 55 98 55 47