There is no shortage of entertainment in the Dordogne! National and international events bring the Vézère valley to life throughout the year. Culture in all its forms is highlighted through festivals or special days.

Brief overview of the year in festivities.

18 September 08 October 2024

Sustainable Development Week

Throughout the Vézère valley
“Act on a daily basis” was the watchword of the past edition of the European Sustainable Development Week, organized from September 18 to October 8, 2023. On this occasion, the Community of Communes Vallée de l'Homme is committed daily for Sustainable Development by raising awareness among the general public through numerous events. Nature outings, workshops, conferences, etc.
01 May 09 May 2024

Clic Clac, photographic encounters

Montignac-Lascaux
Photography lovers, this is your must-see festival! The Clic Clac Photographic Meetings are exhibitions of photos in various places in the city (and sometimes its surroundings). Each year, numerous conferences and meetings are also on the program. This is a good opportunity to exchange ideas between photographers. The Secular Association, the municipality of Montignac,…
Le 13 October 2024

The local festival

Le Bugue
Traditions are in the spotlight An unmissable event for all lovers of local gastronomy and tradition, the local festival returns every year, on the 2nd Sunday in October! What do we find there? Beyond the unmissable soup competition, old-fashioned games, regional product and craft markets, equipment exhibitions...
01 July 01 September 2024

Know-how at the rendezvous

Throughout the Vézère valley
This event consists of thematic visits around the work of our local artisans and producers to learn everything about these astonishing professions. The meetings take place directly on the farms allowing you to ask all your questions to these professionals and sometimes even get your hands dirty! The craftsmen and…
Book online
13 May 19 May 2024

Brikabrak Festival

Le Bugue
Le Bugue, capital of street arts for a weekend Every year, in May, in the village of Le Bugue enjoy the “Brikabrak” circus and street arts festival. On the program: laughter, music, humor and poetry, everything you need to entertain and amaze…
Book online
22 July 09 August 2024

Music Festival in Périgord

Throughout the Périgord Noir
Unique concerts in a magical setting The “Musique en Périgord” Festival invites you to listen and enjoy exceptional concerts in unusual places: churches, the banks of the Vézère or even the park of a castle. Created in 1989, this classical music event has today diversified from music…
13 April 28 April 2024

Celebrating castles

Throughout the Dordogne
Open the doors of the most beautiful residences... known and unknown in Périgord. “Châteaux en fête” is the opportunity to discover manor houses and manor houses not traditionally open to visitors. Many lords participate in this event because it is one-off. Each of them is free to propose an activity according to their desires. The castles…
Free or Paid depending on the castle
Book online
01 July 01 September 2024

Guided tours of the villages

Throughout the Vézère valley
The Vézère valley in the light of lanterns… In July and August, the Lascaux Dordogne Tourist Office, Vézère valley invites you to (re)discover its villages during night visits. Led by a professional guide, these visits allow you to go back in time and discover the sometimes tumultuous past of several municipalities. For a…
04 August 17 August 2024

Black Périgord Festival

Throughout the Périgord Noir
The most renowned classic event in the Dordogne. (Re)Discover exceptional places such as Lascaux IV, the church of Fanlac, the church of Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère or the Abbey of Coly Saint-Amand in a new light thanks to classical concerts, baroque or jazz of the summer season. Each year has its own theme and hundreds of musicians from…
Le 18 May 2024

European night of museums

Les Eyzies
Every year, on the occasion of European Museum Night, many museums open their doors free of charge from dusk to midnight (or later). During the event, exceptional activities bring the exhibitions to life for a fun and friendly moment. And in the Vézère valley then? To enjoy the…
Book online
22 July 28 July 2024

“Cultures in the Hearts” Festival

Montignac-Lascaux
The festival offers you a week of travel. At the end of July, it's a whole week of celebration, discovery, exchanges, meetings and sharing with the “Cultures aux Cœurs” festival! A real journey around the world for the Montignac-Lascaux Festival. Many free activities are offered during the day: concerts to the rhythm of…
14 November 17 November 2024

DocumenTerre Festival

Montignac-Lascaux
As part of the “Documentary Film Month” at the Vox cinema in Montignac-Lascaux, the Cinstar association offers screenings, meetings with directors and debates in the presence of specialists. During previous editions, the themes of wind, water, fire, the underground world and even Biodiversity were in the spotlight, allowing wonder,…
12 July 14 July 2024

Saint-Amand makes it interesting

Coly Saint-Amand
A festival of artistic and musical discovery Take advantage of the numerous artistic and musical performances offered as part of the “Saint-Amand fait son interesting” festival. A moment of exchange and sharing to be enjoyed without moderation in a most enchanting place. Original artistic performances, contemporary art exhibitions and street shows, the participants reveal their eccentricities…
01 November 01 December 2024

The tales of Lébérou

Throughout the Périgord Noir
The funny legends of Périgord... During the month of November, let the actors take you into their wacky and poetic universe on the occasion of the annual edition of the tales of Lébérou! Different performances can be discovered in a warm and friendly atmosphere in the Vézère valley. Who is Lébérou? Lébérou is a…

Learn more about

Was this content useful to you?