Thiviers, capital of foie gras in the Perigord Vert.
Built on a Puy 276 meters, overlooking a wide green and hilly landscape in which hollow bask rivers, the Cole and the Isle Thiviers has always been considered a place of passage, a place to live . Providing a natural transition between the Limousin North and largest province of Aquitaine in south Thiviers is a southern entrance of the Regional Natural Park Perigord-Limousin door.
Its geographical position is remarkable, on the RN21. On the other hand, the railway passenger and freight traffic ensures a continuous and growing towards major activity centers.
Thiviers is the central city of the country that brings Thibérien since January 2012, 15 towns and nearly 11 000. This area of the Perigord Vert offers nature tourism, historical heritage (Saint-Jean-de-Cole is the only village labeled "One of the most beautiful villages of France" in the northern half of the department), and a true quality life. This new tourist area of its many fine assets is now called "Périgord Gourmand".
For centuries Thiviers is a commercial center of fairs and markets considered, the size of the fat around waterfowl was reinforced in the early 60s with the creation of award-winning markets, first created in the Dordogne, giving Thiviers status Capital liver fat in Perigord Vert. These markets (November to March) attract a wide audience of connoisseurs and discerning guests who are on the market products of outstanding quality. La Maison du Foie Gras Thiviers (museum shop) allows the visitor to discover over 450 m² foie gras A to Z, from its origins, through the industry players, revenue. This House is the county showcase around this iconic product of Périgord.