The Truffle Fête of Sarlat  A not-to-be-missed event in Sarlat

In mid-January each year, the Groupement des Producteurs de Truffes du Périgord Noir, Tourist Office and town of Sarlat join forces to pay tribute to the truffle, to the delight of our taste buds !  

Make the most of a truffle weekend in Sarlat

Spend a weekend to the pace of the Black Gold of the Périgord ! Adults may join the truffle enthusiasts at Périgord truffle discovery workshops  to learn to identify and wisely purchase authentic truffles. Meanwhile, kids may enjoy “Graine de chef” cookery workshops!

Between wine tasting classes and family activities, a great chef awaits to provide you with cookery lessons. As a small group of a dozen people, this is your chance to learn how to bring out the great taste of the Périgord truffle!  

Explore the streets of Sarlat

and the flavours of the Périgord truffle!

Head for the award-winning Sarlat truffle market! Take time to smell and touch the truffles… And why not do a bit of shopping while you’re at it?
On Place du Peyrou, truffle-hunting demonstrations are held twice a day, enabling spectators to better understand how to dig down and find these little marvels! Don’t miss the unusual show offered by trained dogs!

What better way to conclude the experience than with a taste of truffle “Croustous”? These Périgord tapas are specially prepared for the event by local chefs!  

Looking for an all-inclusive stay  in the area during the truffle festival? As a group, as a couple or with friends, check out the offers developed by the Tourist Office!  

Participate in a cookery competition

at the cultural centre of Sarlat

Don’t miss the competition by the Culinary Academy of Foie Gras and Truffles!Come encourage eight students from all over the country, whose work is judged by four star-rated French chefs, as they compete for the Jean Rougié trophy.