Les Petites Histoires de Périgueux, a fun and unusual guided tour of the city

Périgueux
Les Petites Histoires ...

Discover all the well-hidden secrets of Périgueux through a stroll through the heart of a medieval heritage setting. Characters, unusual stories and gastronomy are discussed during this funny and anecdotal guided tour, which presents the city to you in a roundabout way. Follow the guide, the Little Stories of Périgueux await you at the Destination Périgueux Tourist Office.

Photo report: ©Déclic & Décolle – CDT Dordogne and ©Le petit parisien / the portrait: ©SHAP


Les Petites Histoires de Périgueux, surprising stories to discover in summer

Do you really know Périgueux ? This city considered the capital of gluttony with its famous squares and cobbled streets? Not so sure, because she hides many secrets. A Périgord at heart or a curious visitor , book your guided tour “Les Petites Histoires de Périgueux” quickly to discover the most unexpected anecdotes . For 1h30, a passionate guide transports you to the medieval or Renaissance era to tell you about the gems of the city through new games, improbable characters and unusual facts, a unique experience to enjoy all summer long. Don't be too serious, humor is required during the visit with sometimes daring stories.

little perigueux stories
little perigueux stories


Les Petites Histoires de Périgueux, a guided tour, but above all stories to listen to

Intended mainly for adults and teenagers , this route imagined by the Destination Périgueux Tourist Office takes you into a humorous and anecdotal universe , with unusual facts and colorful characters. Some stories will leave you speechless, like that of the elephant that crosses the “Grand café de la Comédie” in 1905, or those afternoons when women's races were organized. Architect, freemason, general and even cowboy, no one is spared! Gastronomy is not forgotten during this unusual visit since the history of foie gras is told to you, revealing some secrets about its origin which is not Périgord as one might imagine. Ready to hear unexpected stories ?

little perigueux stories
little perigueux stories


Places to discover through an unusual visit to Périgueux

Take advantage of Little Stories of Périgueux to discover the city through its adventures. From the start at Place Coderc, the city appears to you in a new light since at the time, there were 2 towns. Take the time to admire the market halls before continuing the story continues at Place de la Clautre, renowned for hosting markets for over 800 years. Behind you, the Cathedral awaits you, a magnificent building which was partly destroyed by fire and mainly rebuilt in the 19th century , with furniture which has many stories to tell. Direction Place de la Vertu, a name which does not deserve explanation (we warned you!), before reaching the former “Grand Café de la Comédie” which had the surprise of receiving a visit from an elephant. Depending on the weather and your astonishment , a few additional stories may be added to the visit for new surprises.

little perigueux stories
little perigueux stories

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The Little Stories of Périgueux are now finished, you now know all its secrets . Don't leave too quickly, a postcard will be given to you in the form of a game to win new guided tours in Périgueux. Have fun !

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