Between the Périgord Noir and the Quercy, a short distance from the Chateaux of Bonaguil, Biron and Gavaudun, the picturesque valley of the Lède of Gavaudun offers its canvas of verdure to the hamlet of Saint-Avit, a remarkable architectural ensemble where is to be found the supposed birth place of Bernard Palissy.Read more
« For forty years I scratched the earth, and searched its entrailsRead more
in order to know the things that it produces […]
and by such means I found grace before God
who showed me secrets
which until now have been unknown to men ».
The fire of Palissy is still alive in his villageRead more
“Bernard Palissy, potter and scholar of the Renaissance”, “inventor of the rustic (...)
The Friends of the Bernard Palissy Museum Association ensures, in collaboration with the municipality of Lacapelle-Biron, all the events and activities concerning the museum.
A “Friend of the Bernard Palissy Museum” contributes to the notoriety of the place and participates in the success of a cultural project begun in 1992 by a group of volunteers.Read more