Activities Dordogne in May

What to do in the Dordogne in May?

Camping la Peyrugue offers you the opportunity to discover the festivals and activities in the Dordogne not to be missed in May :


May 1, 2019


Locality: Saint Julien de Lampon

Come and participate in the Lamponnaise. 12 km of hiking whose departure is at 9am or 12 km of running whose departure is at 10am. Registration on or on site but the registration will then be increased by 2 €.

May 1, 2019


Locality : Sigoulès

Around the small lake of Sigoulès, a trout fishing competition is organised and brings together about a hundred fishermen every year.400 Trout are released for the occasion, prizes are distributed for the biggest fishermen (3 prizes per category: women-men-children), a free sandwich will be distributed for each participant at half time of the competition and at the end of the event at the end of the event, from 1 p.m. onwards, a meal consisting of the traditional omelette with aillet can be enjoyed behind the town hall.

May 1, 2019

Locality :Roque Gageac

Antique fairs sale and plant market organized by the Association Les Jardins de la Roque Gageac.


May 1, 2019


Locality : Sarlat la Canéda

Discover Sarlat in a different and friendly way! You will enjoy a warm welcome from our guide Corinne who will explain precisely how this day will unfold. Once the teams have been set up, they will be given a roadmap containing a brief history of Sarlat, questions and puzzles about the city’s history, heritage, cuisine, customs and traditions. Surprises will mark this quest, which will end with the presentation of a reward reserved for the winning team. 

Tel: +33 5 53 31 31 45 42

Duration: 1 half-day (3H00)Minimum: 2 teams of 2 to 6 people

May 2, 2019Résultat de recherche d'images pour "marché sarlat"


Locality : Sarlat la Canéda

Every Thursday, an organic market is held at the 14th of July. Many organic products are available for sale (farm products, teas and spices, perfumes, crystals, herbs, herbal teas, jams, plants, poultry, eggs, fresh pasta, market gardening products, organic pastries… from 17h30 in summer and 17h in winter


May 4, 2019


Locality : Sarlat la Canéda

OLD SCHOOL is a trio that interprets in acoustic version the greatest international hits from the 60s to today… From Rolling Stones to Beatles, from Stevie Wonder to Bob Marley, Prince, Madonna or U2. 


May 5, 2019


Locality : La Roque Gageac

Family day, initiation and multi-sport demonstration. from 10am, under the hall from 10:30am to 12pm: soft gym from 10:30am to 3pm: activities and team sports at 10:30am: hiking, registration on site 2 € per person from 1:30pm to 5pm: judo demonstration at 3pm: petanque competition from 2pm to 5pm: fitness initiation

May 5, 2019


Locality : Vitrac

Grand Prix de la Municipalité

Departures at 13h30 and 15h30


To recommend around you the famous Foire de la Fraise in Nabirat the activity in Dordogne not to be missed 

May 12, 2019



All day long-

Find craftsmen and creators, sell regional products, sell NABIRAT’s new strawberries, not to mention the gigantic 30 m2 strawberry tart made with 350 kg of strawberries.- At noon: lunch organized at the NABIRAT festival hall. reservations: or or 




May 12 to July 28, 2019

Controlled market with summer white truffles

Locality: Daglan

Every Sunday morning at 11 a.m., in the schoolyard, TUBER AESTIVUM, a toast tasting with truffled butter.





 may 18 – 19, 2019


In the Dordogne, nearly 70 sites welcome you on the occasion of this European Day of Mills and Millstone Heritage, here is a small selection:
The Duellas Water Mill in Saint Martial d’Artenset and its walks in gabare.
The 17th century Moulin à vent des Terres Blanches à Cercles, in good working order. Animations on the site.
The Moulin à eau des Papeteries de Vaux in Payzac, created in 1861 on the site of two former forges to produce rye straw paper, is the last mill in France to have an intact paper production line, a testimony to the industrial era of the last century.
Water mill of Sainte-Claire A Périgueux. On the site of the former Cachepur mill, conferences, demonstration with presentation of mill models, tasting, etc. The Belvès Mill in Montplaisant, located in a former 19th century mill in the Nauze Valley, with its impressive engine room.
Le Moulin de la Veyssière, in Neuvic, where walnut and hazelnut oils are produced.
The Moulin de La Rouzique in Couze-et-Saint-Front to discover the secrets of handmade chiffon paper making.
The Forges de Savignac Lédrier, located on the banks of the Auvézère River and dominated by a Renaissance castle. Classified as a historical monument, the site allows visitors to discover the history of the steel industry in the Périgord vert.

R̩sultat de recherche d'images pour "fete du village Saint-Germain-De-Belves"may 18 Р19, 2019

Fête du village à 

Locality : Saint Germain de Belvès

Petanque from 2pm, meal and ball from 8pm Booking for the meal Sunday morning: rampeau

Since March 1, 2019


Locality : Vézac

Dates: 01/03/2019 to 11/11/2019
After having settled in Paris, London and San Francisco, the travelling re.riddle gallery, founded by curator Candace Huey, stops at the Marqueyssac estate. For the first time since the gardens were opened to the public in 1997, contemporary art installations will be on display to visitors throughout the season.


26 mai 2019

Antique fairs

Locality : Berbiguières

May 30 – 31, 2019

Days of the Terroir

Locality : Place de la Liberté – 24200 Sarlat-la-Canéda

The days of the terroir have conquered many Sarlada residents and visitors, if we are to believe the number of visitors observed each year. The heart of the city is entirely occupied by the producers of the region, driven by the same desire to discover the richness of Perigordine gastronomy: strawberries, walnuts, fat poultry, pigs, truffles, milk, honey, wine, jams… Tastings and entertainment (goose cutting, pressing walnut oil, jam preparation and many other skills) will also be offered.



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