Spring and summer events in Dordogne Valley



Strawberry Festival in Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

Sunday May 8

Many activities throughout the day, for adults and children.

The town of Beaulieu sur Dordogne, thanks to the strawberry, obtained the label "remarkable site of taste".
Program not communicated to date.

Further information : https://www.vallee-dordogne.com/agenda/grands-evenements/la-fete-de-la-fraise 



Journées du Terroir made in Sarlat

May 26 & 27 


If you’re a true gourmet, the Journées du Terroir of Sarlat are made for you!

The Journées du Terroir association, the town hall and the Tourist Office of Sarlat join forces to bring local gourmet food to the fore, welcoming you to a programme of unforgettable activities.
On the Thursday and Friday of Ascension weekend, come to Sarlat to meet the local farmers ! To find them, just stroll through the streets of the medieval town centre. And bring a large basket!

Milk, honey, wine, sausages, mushrooms, jams and chestnuts of the Périgord and even caviar from Neuvic… This is one of the major gourmet gatherings of the year !

Along the way, the stands invite you to taste and purchase local products such as strawberries, walnuts and – lest we forget – delicious foie gras of Sarlat (prepared with duck or goose of the Périgord). Stop over at the craft beer stand and don’t miss a taste of Périgord truffles or local cheese!

For more informations : https://en.sarlat-tourisme.com/ or +33 5 53 31 45 45



World Downhill Canoe and Kayak Championships in Treignac

May 30 to June 06, 2022

More than 250 athletes and nearly 35 nations are expected. The last edition attracted nearly 40,000 spectators. The competition will take place in 2 stages, a week of training is scheduled on the Vézère at Easter, before the world championships in June. On the program: sport, many activities, catering, refreshment bar...

Parking lot of the rivers 19260 TREIGNAC

Tel: 06 81 86 16 64/ 05 55 98 15 04




Cheese Festival in Rocamadour  

Sunday 5th June 2022


The Rocamadour is a small goat’s cheese produced here since the 15th Century.

For the 29th year running, the Rocamadour Cheese Festival brings gourmet together in an authentic and friendly atmosphere.

The festival only features farm produce labelled with an AOP (protection of origin). This culinary tour of France (and sometimes Europe!) would not be complete without a sip of local wine, Côteaux de Glanes, Rocamadour… and a generous slice of Croustilot bread.

Free entry

To find out more : Téléphone : contact@aoc-rocamadour.com

http://www.aop-rocamadour.com/  https://www.facebook.com/RocamadourAOP/



Gourmet equestrian show at the castle in Pompadour

24 June and 8 July at 8 pm

25 June and 9 July at 12 noon


Treat yourself to a unique lunch or dinner show, where original flavors will mingle gracefully with various equestrian feats, presented by a troupe of internationally renowned artists. Christophe Hasta Luego and his son Max, accompanied by riders from the greatest schools of equestrian show, will come to perform, for the first time, at the castle of Pompadour. Dinners on Fridays 24 June and 8 July. Lunches on Saturdays 25 June and 9 July.

Reservations required - Limited places. Price: 50€ per place, including show and meal.

Orangerie carousel or castle terrace depending on the weather.

Tél : 05 55 98 99 27




Souillac en Jazz Festival 

16th to the 23th July 2022


Now in its 43rd edition, the Souillac Jazz Festival is an unmissable event for jazz lovers eager to see international musicians on a spectacular stage.

With a 12th century abbey as a backdrop do not miss the event. 

Programme and tariffs on : https://www.visit-dordogne-valley.co.uk/french-living/what-s-on-in-the-dordogne-valley/jazz-in-the-valley 




The Rocamadour Festival 

15th to 26th of August 2022

The Festival of Sacred Music in Rocamadour is a rare opportunity to see amazing talents combined with an intimate atmosphere and the outstanding acoustic of the basilica.

Every year, the festival’s popularity grows to make it one of the most sought-after event in the South-West region. Bach, Haendel, Rossini,…three weeks of concerts charged with intense emotion.

Programme and tariffs on: https://www.visit-dordogne-valley.co.uk/french-living/what-s-on-in-the-dordogne-valley/rocamadour-classical-sacred-music-festival



The Saint‑Céré Festival

29th july to 12th august 2022


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.