Dordogne Markets | Markets in the Dordogne


Dordogne Markets | Markets in the Dordogne

The Markets are an important part of daily life in France, it is a chance for locals to meet and exchange gossip and to buy the best possible produce available. If you are in France during cherry or strawberry season – buy some. They will be the best fruit you have ever eaten!

The Dordogne is renowned for duck and goose products, walnuts and Rocamadour cheese which is produced nearby. When shopping in markets in the Dordogne pick up some confit de canard to cook when you get back to your holiday gite.

If you are visiting the markets in the Dordogne in the peak of summer it is advisable to get there early as it can get very busy.

Monday Markets in the Dordogne

  • Lacapelle Biron: evenings – general market.
  • Les Eyzies de Tayac: mornings – general market.
  • Sainte Alvère: mornings – general market.
  • Sainte Alvère: 15 June to 15 September – market sells local produce.
  • Sainte Alvère: December to February – Truffle market.
  • Tocane St Apre: morning market in the centre of town – general goods and food.

Tuesday Markets in the Dordogne

  • Brantôme: mid June to mid September mornings – fresh farm produce.
  • Castillonnès: mornings – general market.
  • Eymet: evening market during July and August.
  • Le Bugue-sur-Vézère: mornings – fresh regional produce.
  • Mareuil-sur-Belle: mornings – fresh food.
  • Riberac: May to September morning market at Place de la Liberté – fresh farm produce.
  • Saint-Amand-de-Coly: July and August evenings from 18:00 – local farm produce.
  • Saint-Aulaye Dordogne: last Tuesday of the month – fair.

Wednesday Markets in the Dordogne

  • Belvès: July and August evenings around the hall – local farm produce.
  • Bergerac: mornings at Place du Marché Couvert – fruits and vegetables.
  • Montignac: mornings – local produce, fruit and vegetables.
  • Perigueux: mornings at Place du Coderc, Place de la Clautre, Place de la Mairie – fresh farm produce.
  • Perigueux: all day market at Place Bugeaud and Place Francheville – arts and crafts and fabrics.
  • Perigueux: mid November to mid March, mornings at Place St Louis – marché au gras (duck and goose produce) and truffles.
  • Sarlat: mornings at Place de la Liberté and streets around – fresh regional produce.

Thursday Markets in the Dordogne

  • Excideuil Dordogne: mornings – large general market.
  • Eymet Dordogne: mornings – general market. This market has been running regularly since 1270.
  • Saint Astier Dordogne: mornings – general market held year round.
  • Saint-Aulaye Dordogne: mornings – fish market.
  • Terrasson Dordogne: mornings – marché au gras (duck and goose produce) and truffles.

Friday Markets in the Dordogne

  • Brantôme: mornings – general market.
  • Brantôme: July and August, farmer’s market selling local specialties.
  • Brantôme: December to February, mornings – truffle market.
  • Brantôme: 1 November to 15 December – morning nut market.
  • La Roque-Gageac: June to September 9:00 13:00 on the main square – local farm produce.
  • Riberac: mornings, throughout the city centre – general market. The biggest market of the Perigord.
  • Riberac: 15 November to 15 March, mornings in the Salle Polyvalente – marché au gras (duck and goose produce).
  • Riberac: Autumn in Place André-Pradeau – morning nut market.

Saturday Markets in the Dordogne

  • Belvès: mornings, around the hall – general market.
  • Bergerac: mornings at the Place du Marché Couvert – fruits and vegetables.
  • Le Bugue-sur-Vézère: mornings – fresh regional produce.
  • Montignac: mornings – fresh produce smaller than the main Wednesday market.
  • Monpazier: Mornings – fresh produce.
  • Mussidan: mornings – fresh farm produce.
  • Nontron: 2nd Saturday of July, evening in Place Alfred Agard – African market.
  • Perigueux: mid-November to mid-March, mornings at Place St Louis – marché au gras (duck and goose produce) and truffles.
  • Perigueux: mornings at Place du Coderc, Place de la Clautre, Place de la Mairie – fresh farm produce.
  • Riberac: 3rd Saturday of August, all day – antiques market.
  • Sarlat: all day market in Place de la Grande Rigaudie and Place Boissarie – fresh regional produce (and in winter only marché au gras and truffles). A highlight of the markets in the Dordogne.
  • Saint-Aulaye: mornings – fresh farm produce.
  • Villefranche-du-Perigord: September and October mornings in Place de Villefranche – chestnut market

Sunday Markets in the Dordogne

  • Eymet: occasional morning artist market.
  • Issigeac: mornings – general market.
  • Riberac: May to September, mornings at Place du Relais – fresh farm produce.
  • Rouffignac St-Cernin de Reilhac: mornings – local produce, fish, fruit and vegetable, flowers, also clothes and a Chinese food stall.
  • Saint-Cyprien: mornings in summer

Special Markets in the Dordogne

  • Audrix: July and August from 18:00 to 23:00 – local farm produce.
  • Brantôme: July and August – fresh farm produce.
  • Issigeac: 1st weekend of May – flower market.
  • Mussidan: July and August, daily except Monday, under the hall – fresh farm produce.
  • Riberac: July and August – arts and crafts evening markets.
  • Rouffignac St-Cernin de Reilhac: Wednesday evenings from 18:00 from July to beginning August at Place du marché.
  • Saint-Aulaye: 2nd weekend of August in the evening – wine, cheese and regional produce fair.
  • Thiviers: 3rd weekend of August – wine and food fair.
  • Villefranche-du-Perigord: in season, June to October – cepes (wild mushroom) market. Note: Market days depend on there being enough mushrooms (500 kg). Call the Mairie to find out if the market is on: 05 53 29 91 44

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