Villefranche du Périgord
This Bastide, the oldest of the Périgord is renowned for its famous market of CEPs in season and its chestnuts.
Southern Village of Périgord Noir, in the country of the medieval towns and cities, on the border of the lot and the lot-et-Garonne.
In the confines of Périgord, Quercy and Haut Agenis, the bastide of Villefranche-du-Périgord, ordered by Alphonse de Poitiers, brother of Saint Louis, was founded by the steward Guillaume de Barriols and received its franchise charter in 1261. After many vicissitudes, crossing the wars and then the religious events, it came as we know it at the dawn of the twenty-first century.