This month I have started a series of quizzes on the Dordogne. Here is November’s Dordogne quiz to test your knowledge of our beautiful department. If you are lucky enough to be living here in the winter, why not use the answers as ideas for days out?

The answers will be revealed next week.

  • Which famous Dordogne resident was linked to The Rainbow Tribe?
  • What cave in the Dordogne is Robot the dog linked to?
  • Where is the Dordogne’s most famous truffle market?
  • What two-letter word gives the famous Monbazillac wine its particular characteristic?
  • Where would you find the remains of a Gallo-Roman residence housed in a modern building in the Dordogne?
  • What abbey in the Dordogne became part of the pilgrim route to Saint Jacques de Compostelle in Spain?
  • Which tiny Dordogne village is home to 14th century bread oven complete with wooden pigeonnier?
  • Which Dordogne town has a potato dish named after it?
  • Where was the snowy street scene in the film “Chocolat” filmed in the Dordogne?
  • Where would you find Le Cloître de Récollets in the Dordogne?