At the heart of the Parc Naturel Périgord-Limousin, Nontron, sub-prefecture and capital of Perigord Green lives up to its name, lies at the crossroads of Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes. It glows in the center of a triangle-Perigueux-Limoges Angouleme, offering TGV station, airport and motorway nearby. Nontron has made tourism a priority, supported by the creation of the Experimental center for arts and crafts, development tool for economic, cultural and tourist.
Pole Experimental Arts and Crafts, the castle, together: the "Pôle Métiers d'Art" and its exhibits, "space crafts" dedicated professionals, "the boutique business of arts", "the Gardens of the Arts "which combines artistic creations and exotic plantations and" space metal blades and "dedicated to the history and current events of the knife.
The city comes alive in August, around his cutlery tradition and creation, the "Feast of the Knife" became one of the great European events coutelières. Over the months, the carnival of the bellows, the African celebration, the former book fair, the antiques fair, the choirs and theatrical events, the International Organ Festival, summer flea markets are open to the attention visitors. Theater, auditorium and cinema culture and broadcast entertainment.
The city was beautified: squares, streets, puys, fountains, crosses and other small items of heritage were highlighted. The organ was rebuilt to become a great instrument for voicing the greatest performers.