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Arts and crafts routes

CDT Dordogne


Other places consecrated to arts and crafts in the Périgord

Pôle Expérimental des Métiers d’Art in Nontron (Périgord Vert)

Since 1999, Pôle Expérimental Métiers d’Art in Nontron has been supporting the development of arts

and crafts in the 'green' Périgord. This centre strengthens local initiatives by art professionals but also

participates in cultural and touristic activities of the Nontron area by organising exhibitions, artists'

residencies and art sensitisation workshops. You may also purchase certain works at the shop, Boutique

Métiers d’Art.

Group tours:

Guided tours of the temporary exhibitions in the castle (FR/EN/SP). Between exhibitions, groups may

enjoy a self-guided tour of Espace Lames et Métaux (Blades and Metal Exhibition) and the shop Boutique

des Métiers d'Art.

Domaine de Montagenet in Saint Martial de Valette

Close to Nontron, the “Domaine de Montagenet” is a hamlet of a dozen character buildings, built from

the fourteenth to the nineteenth century, in an area of 76 hectares. Completely renovated, transformed

into holiday village, it hosts every year in its three large reception rooms, concerts and exhibitions of

visual art, modern and contemporary.