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July 30th, 2011
Belvès 240035 24170
Dordogne Aquitaine
44.775 1.004 160 m

On Saturday, market day, Belvès

One view.
Other view.

The local products of the sunny market of Belvès, which takes place around its covered market of the 15th century.

From 1456 8 fairs had to take place every year in the village, under this covered hall.

Belvès has again the decorations of the Félibrée, Felibrejada in occitan, a festival which takes place every year in a city different from Périgord for the 1st Sunday of July, festival of the customs and of the traditions of the Périgord. This festival immortalizes the memory of the troubadours who sang the langue d'Oc in the Middle Ages.

BELVÈS is a french municipality, located in the department of the Dordogne of the Aquitaine region, populated of 1504 belvésois en 2004, distributed out of 23.7 km², that is to say 63.6 hab/km².

Belvès, in Périgord Noir, is an ancient medieval city, which is also one of the most beautiful villages of France .

My images of Belvès.

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