THIVIERS, A CAPITAL IN GREEN PERIGORD
Built on Puy to 276 meters, dominating largely a hilly and verdant hollow in which bask rivers, Thiviers has always been considered a place of passage, a place to live. Providing a natural transition between the Limousin and the great North province of Aquitaine in south Thiviers is a gateway to the south of Parc Naturel Régional Périgord-Limousin.
Mainly agricultural region which has diversified its activities, livestock, grain crops, walnut groves, etc.., THIVIERS has a large weekly market where all the local products are offered. This market is held every Saturday morning throughout the year, modernized in the interests of hygiene, he nevertheless kept the flavor of the Great South West markets. THIVIERS undoubtedly deserves its title of "FATTY LIVER CAPITAL IN PERIGORD GREEN". Already, since the ancient times our ancestors trapped wild geese and our good city worshiped these migratory greedy.
And the tradition continues every Saturday morning from mid-November to mid-March, a major market bold stands in the city center offering first quality merchandise (geese, ducks, whole detailed, foie gras, truffles...). The season is punctuated by winning fairs, the most important FAIR OF KINGS, takes place in January. The fame of these markets attracts a loyal clientele increasingly important, often from neighboring departments.
THIVIERS AND ITS FAIRS
Its market: Every Saturday morning
Farmers Market: Every Tuesday morning from mid-June to mid-Septembe
FOIE GRAS market: Every Saturday morning from mid-November to mid-March
FAIR OF KINGS: 1st Saturday of January
FAIR CANDLEMAS: Early February
"DO" YOUR FOIE GRAS BLOCK WITH TRUFFLES: February
RALLY OF TRUFFLES AND FATTY LIVER: June or July depending on the year
FAIR OF GEESE : 1st weekend of July
NATIONAL BOWLS: about July 14th depending on the year
NIGHT MARKET: 1st Saturday night of August
Comice Agricole (Agricultural Fair): 2nd weekend of September
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TOURIST OFFICE / FOIE GRAS HOME
Monday to Friday: 10h/12h30 and 14h/17h30
Saturday: 9h/13h and 15h/17h30 and Sunday 10h/12h30
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