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Our regular blogs inform you not only of important events and glorious places to visit but of general life here in the Dordogne. For all, you need to know about what to do, see and experience in the Dordogne and surrounding regions, read on...  

Strawberries are a huge business here in the Dordogne, an area where not only are special varieties cultivated, but annual festivals exist in praise of their versatility too. Strawberry perfection The red gold as some may call them, have been grown here for mass consumption since the 1950s and today the Dordogne produces the second highest tonnage in France of strawberries after the Lot and Garonn...