Les Rencontres Gourmandes in Périgueux, the unmissable summer events

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Capital of gluttony, Périgueux is a destination to remember for a treat. Do you lack time to meet the producers and discover their specialties? That's good because this year, the Destination Périgueux Tourist Office is offering gourmet meetings throughout the summer, to learn about local crafts and gastronomy. See you at 9 bis place du Coderc!

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Gourmet encounters Périgueux
©Nicolas Peuch - NOVELUM IEO Perigòrd

Les Rencontres Gourmandes in Périgueux, workshops not to be missed

Start your stay with a visit to the Destination Périgueux Tourist Office , a young and passionate team awaits you to provide you with information, and offers you a gourmet or cultural stopover on site for young and old. Curiosity is all that is required since the workshops are free and open to all , to share a good time of good humor and conviviality alongside producers from the region. Discover Périgueux differently through tasting workshops and demonstrations focused on craftsmanship and gastronomy, real gourmet encounters that last as long as you want. Combine the pleasure of the eyes with the pleasure of the taste buds , Périgueux is the capital of gluttony.


Gourmet encounters Périgueux
© Sarah Mazet - Diane Jimenez
Gourmet encounters Périgueux
©Nicolas Peuch - NOVELUM IEO Perigòrd


Les Rencontres Gourmandes in Périgueux, passionate producers to meet

Epicureans, curious or lovers of good products, you will love discovering Périgord through specialties , other than the famous foie gras. Les Rencontres Gourmandes invites you to meet:

  • Le Caviar de Neuvic every Monday in June to taste this exceptional product and discover its manufacturing method . To find out more, the Domaine welcomes you all year round, 20 minutes from Périgueux, for an exciting guided tour punctuated with humor and unusual anecdotes .
  • BAM , a craft brewery presents 6 Mondays during the summer to share with you their passion for hops. Located in Périgueux, it offers a wide range of permanent and ephemeral beers to be enjoyed indoors or on the terrace.
  • Terre de Noyers welcomes you on Sunday September 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a discovery of authentic Périgord walnuts and their derived products. Walnut oil, walnut kernels, walnut shells, truffled walnut oil or walnut wine, the products are delicious , developed by enthusiasts for 4 generations.
  • The Périgord brotherhoods on Sunday September 22 in the morning, an association which defends the quality of Périgord foie gras, and works to promote this gastronomic wealth of the region . Taste an exceptional product.
Gourmet encounters Périgueux
©Neuvic Caviar
Gourmet encounters Périgueux
©The BAM
Gourmet encounters Périgueux
©JSO – Destination Périgueux
Gourmet encounters Périgueux
©Confrérie du Périgord

Les Rencontres Gourmandes in Périgueux, discover local artisans

Gastronomy is not the only wealth of Périgord which offers you another way of nourishing yourself through culture and crafts. Lovers of their land and their profession, these artisans with golden hands will meet you at the Destination Périgueux Tourist Office:

  • Marie-Laure Guillon, professional ceramist present in the afternoon on Sunday July 7 and Sunday September 1 for a pottery demonstration. Shape, color, material, each element is worked with unique know-how, using a filming technique to be discovered on site.
  • Sarah Mazet, a book lover who runs a bookbinding workshop on Sunday June 23 and Sunday July 14. Patience, precision and attention to detail are essential elements for restoring precious works , whether they are made of leather or paper. Discover all the essential steps alongside a professional.
Périgueux Gourmet Meetings
©Marie-Laure Guillon
Périgueux Gourmet Meetings
©Marie-Laure Guillon
Périgueux Gourmet Meetings
©Sarah Mazet - Alexis Lang
Périgueux Gourmet Meetings
© Sarah Mazet - Diane Jimenez

Destination Périgueux Tourist Office, a place to meet and share

You will have understood, this year, the key words are gluttony and conviviality. This is why the Tourist Office calls on local producers and artisans to present their activity and their specialty. Open all year round, the place is also a space where you can find out about the must-see attractions in Périgueux. Guided tours of historical monuments, nature walks and of course gourmet encounters in summer, young and old will be delighted to stay in this dynamic and lively city. Take a tour of the shop before leaving, souvenir items and local products are on sale, ideal for keeping track of your visit to Périgueux.


Find out without delay, the artisans and producers are there all summer to delight you!

Périgueux Gourmet Meetings
©Neuvic Caviar

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