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Festivals, exhibitions, concerts and major events... On France.fr and everywhere in France, there's always something going on.
"Joan Miró: the color of my dreams" exhibition in Paris
Until 4 February
75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy
Until 31 December
The Distinction Palace
In France, hotel rankings highlight the exceptional 5-star hotels by elevating them to ‘palace’…
General information and practical conversions
Currency, electrical voltage, units of measurement... useful day-to-day information for your stay…
En route to the Dordogne! Enjoy dinner at the restaurants of all the Toques du Périgord chefs, travel along the Route du Foie Gras, and taste Limousin apples and Bergerac wines.
Learn how to tell your stalactites from your stalagmites in Padirac cave, and wonder at the Lascaux cave art. Then visit Milandes chateau, where once lived Joséphine Baker, queen of the music hall.
Then take your canoes all the way to Rocamadour to see the Black Madonna and sample some fine cheese!
Cabbage stuffed with truffles, by Michelin…
Stéphane Chambon, chef of the starred restaurant “Pont de l’Ouysse”, not far from Rocamadour in the…
Outdoor activities and sporting events
The Dordogne is France's leading department for recreational canoeing (External link),…
Local produce and recipes
Epicureans and gourmets know the Périgord for its quality cuisine and produce. For more than three…
Many chefs use local products which are an important aspect of the region’s charm. Some perpetuate…