Sarlat’s Christmas Market

Sarlat is all dressed up with Christmas teddy bears and the holiday market is full of people sipping vin chaud (hot mulled wine) and contemplating gift purchases. We had thought vin chaud was an evening thing, but there people were, imbibing before noon! Father Christmas (Père Noël) shows up on posters around town, but we […]

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We wrote about the Saturday market in Sarlat a few days ago. This time we’d like to show you the town. Wikipedia says the center of Sarlat is an excellent example of a French town in the 1300s, because “modern history has passed it by.” I’m guessing that wasn’t so great for the inhabitants, but […]

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Saturday in Sarlat

You can get anything you want at … the Saturday marché. Hmm, it doesn’t quite have the same ring as the Guthrie original, but it’s true! The nearest large town, Sarlat-la-Canéda, has a small market on Wednesday and a larger one on Saturday. Having gone to the Wednesday one, which had a dozen or so […]

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