220Festival des Jeux de Théâtre in Sarlat
Since 1952, this festival has brought life to the
old stones of the medieval city. It is the second
oldest festival of its kind in France, after that of
Avignon; but also the largest in the Aquitaine and
one of the most renowned in all of France. Nearly
all the performances - including classical and
contemporary works - take place outdoors.
July/augustFestival de musique du Périgord Noir in Montignac
Recognised as being the great classical music
festival of the Aquitaine region; every year more
than twenty classical concerts are held in unique
architectural and natural settings around the area.
August–OctoberL’Eté Musical in Bergerac
This eclectic selection of artists creates a sensation
each year in the prestigious sites of the Bergerac
area: from Monpazier to the Biron castle; from
Saint-Germain to Gaugeac; from the Abbaye de
Cadouin to the Grange de Lanquais; and of course
in Bergerac, on the Vieux-Port at the Cloître des
Récollets and in the Notre-Dame church.
MIMOS, International Festival of Mime and
Gesture Arts in Périgueux
This is the largest festival of its kind in Europe,
and the only of its kind in France. With vivid
contrast and artistic variety, the performances are
held both indoors and out; by day and night; for
an admission charge or for free.
Fêtes - Festivals
Exhibitions - Evening
Agenda of Gourmet Fêtes
Relaxation - Shopping