Unmissable events

Journées des Moulins Vivants

Every year, during the last weekend in February, our water mills are given pride of place.  Legacies of our past, objects of passion for their owners, the mills in the La Rochefoucauld lez Périgord region, and in neighbouring communities, open their doors to the public.  Enjoy free guided tours, demonstrations, exhibitions, and the opportunity to taste and purchase homemade produce.

Tel: +33 (0)5 45 63 07 45


Cheese and wine festival

Every Easter weekend, the village of Pranzac, will take you on a voyage across France through its wines and cheeses.  Over the three days of Easter, you’re invited to enjoy products from over a hundred stallholders under a 1500m2 marquee, as well as two dinner-dances.

Tel: +33 (0)5 45 70 30 09


La Rochefoucauld donne le la, music festival

Each year, throughout July and August, La Rochefoucauld organises a series of evening concerts.  A varied selection of music and singing is proposed, including jazz, pop, country, Celtic, Italian and much more.

Tel: +33 (0)5 45 63 07 45


La Roche in Foucauld, a medieval festival

Roll up, roll up! During a weekend of July, the Association ‘Les Rupificaldiens’ organises a medieval festival in the grounds of the Château of La Rochefoucauld.  The line up over the two days includes a medieval craft market, theatrical and other performances, medieval games, food and drink.

+33 (0)6 65 28 07 67


Marché de nuit, night market

The Association ‘Montbron Animation’ hosts its great night market in the streets and squares of Montbron, on the first Friday of August.  Over 200 market traders sell everything from cars to gadgets, gastronomy to clothes, and arts and crafts. The list goes on.  And, of course, there is plenty to keep you entertained throughout the evening!

+33 (0)5 45 63 15 12


Au Gré des Arts, music festival

Throughout the year, the Association ‘Paroles d’Orgues’ offers a programme dedicated to Italian style organ music from the Saint-Cybard church in Pranzac.  The season culminates in the ‘Au Gré des Arts’ festival, a series of concerts and performances, which takes places over one week in October.

+33 (0)5 45 70 42 79


Fête du vin, wine festival

During the third weekend of October, the Quartier des Michelots in Saint-Sornin puts on a celebration of Saint-Sornin wine.  Come and taste the wine, and enjoy craft exhibitions, entertainment, races and hiking during this festive weekend.  There is also the opportunity to buy wine.

+33 (0)5 45 23 92 22


Marché du Gout, market

On the third Saturday of October, during France’s national ‘semaine du gout’ (week dedicated to all things food), the Association des Métiers de Bouche organises its traditional Marché du Gout (food market) in the streets of La Rochefoucauld.  Throughout the day, you can also enjoy a variety of musical entertainment, the annual apple tart competition, various cooking demonstrations and entertainment for children.

+33 (0)5 45 63 06 46