In which abbey can you find a cheese speciality made with walnut liqueur?

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Abbey cheese: Trappe Echourgnac Monks and nuns live from the fruits of their labor. At Echourgnac, fruit jellies and jams are made and, in the great Cistercian cheese-making tradition, a cheese with walnut liqueur is matured... Discover Echourgnac Abbey here.

Which of these cities is not in the Dordogne?

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Sainte foy la grande is located in the Gironde region, at the gateway to Périgord. The Dordogne river runs through the town.

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Who was mayor of Périgueux until 2008?

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Xavier Darcos was mayor of Périgueux between 1997 and 2008

What is the origin of the Périgord Noir appellation?

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It takes its name from the numerous forests of very dark holm oaks that give this part of the Dordogne its very dark appearance. The trunks of these oaks are also very dark.

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Which river flows through Périgueux?

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The Isle rises in the Massif Centra at an altitude of 375 m; its course is estimated at 255.3 km1. It flows into the Dordogne at Libourne.

Which castle is nicknamed the Unfinished Louvre of Périgord?

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Which Dordogne town is the strawberry capital?

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The Périgord strawberry is one of the gastronomic treasures of the Périgord region, where tradition, quality and know-how have been preserved and passed down from generation to generation. It benefits from a PGI (protected geographical indication).

Which of Beynac's great rival châteaux faces it on the other side of the Dordogne?

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Château de Castelnaud dominates the Dordogne valley, facing Château de Beynac on the other side of the river. It was occupied by the English during the Hundred Years' War. Built on a rocky spur, it offers a magnificent panoramic view over the Dordogne valley. Today it houses the museum of war in the middle ages.

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Which cave in Le Buisson de Cadouin is renowned for its eccentric concretions?

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Eccentrics don't grow upwards or downwards like stalactites and stalagmites, but at an angle, or even horizontally. Eccentrics can even turn at right angles. Discover here the Maxange cave

Which castle is associated with the legend of the White Lady?

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Legend has it that a 16th-century châtelaine, Thérèse de Saint-Clar, was surprised with her lover by her husband's unexpected return from war. As punishment for her sin, she was condemned to remain a prisoner for 15 years in a small room in the north tower. On her death, she was walled up there. Puymartin Castle She could sometimes be seen wandering at night, in the form of a white lady, on the castle walkway, before entering this room.

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5 comments

  1. Labrousse

    Fine

  2. Aude

    I love it!
    Thank you very good idea this quiz..

  3. DRUESNE FLORENCE

    10/10

  4. Oudjani

    Hello, very nice idea, simple, effective and fun, a simple approach to go further. I'm not from here, but I'm a restaurateur in the Périgord Noir, so I don't get out much, unfortunately, but I love communicating and giving out information about the Périgord. So please share. Thanks for sharing. Sincerely djenia

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