The Wines of Bergerac, Duras, Marmande and Buzet
By Paul Strang
This Guide was last updated on 28 July 2011
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This festival of montgolfiades (hot air balloons) takes place at Duras in mid-August with wine tastings going on after landing.
Useful information: For information on the wine events see www.cotesdeduras.com and on the ballooning telephone Thierry Bonnet (Mobile telephone: 06 86 07 91 25).
Takes place in the chais of the château, a little way east of Bergerac during August and September.
Useful information: For programmes consult www.francefestivals.com.
Takes place at Nérac usually during the second weekend of August. Depending on dates, a visit could be combined with the Duras fête above.
Useful information: Details from the Tourist Office Tel: 05 53 65 27 75 Fax: 05 53 65 97 48
A festival of gastronomy, started in 2009, and held in Cahors over the first weekend of July. Tastings, dinners and markets all celebrate the famous cuisine of Périgord.
Useful information: From the Cahors tourist office or web: www.lotofsaveurs.fr
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