Events in Sarlat
A rhythmic year

Events all year round

The year, in the capital of Périgord Noir, is punctuated by many festive events, where locals and holidaymakers meet to share warm and friendly moments. Several festivals are essential dates in the region. They put the spotlight on cinema, truffles or books. Book your room in our charming hotel in Sarlat center, Hotel Le Renoir, to be able to attend all these events.

Every year in November Film Festival

The Sarlat Film Festival is a must in the region. This film festival has been in existence since 1991. One of the specificities of this festival is the fact that high school students in the literary final, option "cinema", are invited to meet professionals such as directors, screenwriters, actors and many more. 'others, but also to award a prize. Many prizes are awarded during this festival, such as the “Golden Salamander”, the “High School Students” and the “Short Film Prize”.

The magic of Christmas Christmas market

The capital of Périgord Noir lights up every year throughout the month of December. It is in the city center that the Christmas market of the city of Sarlat is held. More than 70 chalets are present. Handicrafts, regional wines, jewelry, clothing, decorations, mulled wine, local beers and many culinary specialties will be in the spotlight. Stay in our boutique hotel in Sarlat center for the end of year celebrations and take advantage of the Christmas market.

The unmissable event Truffle Festival

From mid-January, the truffle is in the spotlight to the delight of our eyes and our taste buds. Tastings, cooking and oenology classes, creative workshops for the little ones, culinary courses led by a chef, the presence of great chefs, entertainment for the whole family and demonstrations will be on the program during this weekend dedicated to Black Gold of Périgord. Discover the Truffle, learn to identify it and how to buy it.

The first weekend of March Fest'Oie

In good humor, friendliness and exchange, Sarlat celebrates the Goose of Périgord. During this weekend, you will be able to participate in activities with goose trainers, discover goose pen calligraphy, attend a goose cutting demonstration and taste the carcass soup. The locals will invite you to share, on the Place de la Liberté, a large festive meal that will delight the whole family.

Culinary specialties Gastronomy weekend

For the days of taste and gastronomy, the 4th weekend of September, gastronomy will be in the spotlight in a friendly and gourmet atmosphere. On the program for this gastronomic weekend in Sarlat: market with local producers, goat cheese making workshop, gourmet hike and a guinguette meal. The opportunity to savor the local specialties: grilled lamb accompanied by Sarladaise potatoes, the Périgord nut cake or the tomato tourin soup.

Children's literature Book festival

Each year, over a period of 4 to 5 days, the general public, leisure centers, schools and nurseries will come to the Book Fair. Activities for children, meetings with authors and illustrators, but also readings, signing sessions and lectures will be on the program of the Sarlat Book Festival.

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