A delight for your eyes and a treat for your taste buds!
Departing from Hautefort, located in the heart of the AOC Noix du Périgord, our route crosses a land of fattened duck production. In Nailhac, you are in the realm of the walnut, with an annual walnut festival of great renown.
The "corne" walnut, of local origin, and the "franquette" walnut are cultivated. All along this route you will be able to discover local producers who welcome you to their farms.
This route is a must for lovers of gastronomy. Bringing together a dozen producers, this route allows you to discover local products in an enchanting setting.
Local producers in Vézère Périgord Noir
Domaine de Loqueyssie
Denis and Valérie invite you to discover their traditional Barbary duck breeding farm, real local products, in the countryside. Ducklings are raised u...
A la noix patiente
Come and discover the Périgord walnut at Lucette and Michel Dubreuil-Lachaud's farm. Taste the walnut pralines coated with tender caramel, walnut m...
La Ferme Roulland
Visit and discovery of force-feeding. From breeding to force-feeding, come and visit a farm in the heart of the Périgord: fresh foie gras, duck breast...
Les noix de Fougeyrollas
Nuts and its derivatives: oil, cookies, cakes, pies... In summer and winter truffle season Cécile and Christophe DEVEAUX are walnut growers in the Pé...
Les Vergers de la Guillou
Les Vergers de la Guillou organises guided tours of the farm, walnut groves and its nut production. These visits present the different stages of the w...
Things to do along the way
Grotte de Tourtoirac
Discovered in 1995 the cave amazed its finder and speleologists. Now the public can see the diversity of its concretions. Visit the village of Tourtoi...
Château de Hautefort
HISTORIC SITE AND MONUMENT
Château d’Hautefort is located 28 km north of Montignac and the Lascaux caves in the Vézère Valley of the Dordogne. This fortress, which once belonge...
Musée d'Histoire de la Médecine
A 17th century Hôtel-Dieu, listed as a Historic Monument in 1931, featuring typical Renaissance Greek cross architecture. The central chapel has a pis...