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...
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...
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...
Conserverie Mathilde et Mauricette
Home-made pork and duck preserves from the Dordogne. Old-fashioned cooking without artificial colouring, flavourings or preservatives, using family re...
Things to do along the way
Musée des Rois d'Araucanie
Discover the extraordinary saga of Antoine de Touneins; born in 1825 in Chourgnac d'Ans, son of a Perigordian peasant, he left his native Dordogne in...
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...