Black Perigord Truffles
The truffle is one of the most sought-after treasures in our region - and often called "the black diamond".
This tour will set you on the right trail... In Terrasson or Thenon, you can witness the truffle auctions at the controlled markets (Thursday mornings in Terrasson, Tuesday mornings in Thenon), but you can also learn from producers directly on their farms, in Gabillou or Sainte-Orse, the different techniques to unearth the famous Grail .
Suggested route by car
This self-drive route in the Périgord Noir allows you to discover truffle oak plantations on the plateaux and to meet truffle producers in the Vézère Périgord Noir.
Truffle producers in Vézère Périgord Noir
Here is our selection of truffle producers on the itinerary. They cultivate plantations of truffle oaks and produce the famous black truffle on-site. They will show you some of the secrets of cultivation and extraction…
La ferme Anserine
Free range goose breeding farm, force-feeding, canning, beekeeping, truffle farm, organic cereals, sheep, meats. A bucolic setting where you can find...
Activities along the way
On the trail of the Perigord truffle, the black diamond, you can make various halts for some gourmet pursuits or merely stretch your legs.
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