Street entertainment in SarlatStreet entertainment in Sarlat
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Street entertainment in Sarlat

Street entertainment

Will you be visiting Sarlat during the summer?
You’re in for a treat, because during the summer season, the medieval town welcomes you with musicians, clowns and other street artists!
And as an added bonus, it’s all free.

Street art

in every form

You’re going to love Sarlat in the summertime!
From the first rays of sunlight in the morning, the medieval heart of the town undergoes a metamorphosis, welcoming you to a convivial, festive atmosphere!
Theatre, music and other forms of street performances have surprises in store for for visitors throughout the school holidays. To see them, take time out to wander through the animated streets of this medieval town.
As you stroll along, you’ll encounter street artists who participate in a random drawing at the town hall each day for their
respective locations.
Jugglers, clowns, acrobats… Sarlat reveals itself differently each day differently, but its atmosphere remains the same!

A summer full of surprises

The summer is all about spontaneity: the street performances have no fixed programmes or locations.
Each day offers a new selection of entertainment to the delight of visitors!
From Place du Peyrou to Place de Liberté and along Rue Tourny, every inch of pavement is transformed into a place for poetry and creativity!
If you love the theatre, don’t miss the Festival des Jeux du Théâtre de Sarlat.


until the break of dawn!

At nightfall, Sarlat reveals an intimate ambiance, offering the possibility to visit the town in a new way.
The secret is… A gas lighting system that brings out the beauty of the various emblematic spots around the town for a unique discovery to share.
And to take this spectacular sight to the extreme, admire the fire-eaters, whose shows take on a whole new dimension in the
dim light of evening!
And why not follow a guide to uncover all the secrets of this capital of the Périgord Noir?