An early morning start saw walkers head out from beneath the church on pathways dotted with orchids, tall daisies and the occasional sign of deer and badgers.
The morning also saw a posse of classic cars zip along the lanes to Villefranche-du-Périgord, where they were greeted with a vin d'honneur and the chance to tour around the village.
Back in Loubéjac the tractors and farm machinery cleared their valves as their owners got the old threshing machine working, the water pump going round and round and one or two taken on a short trip on the tractors.
By the end of the day, and under a clear blue sky, the journée champêtre in Loubéjac came to a close as the old engines cooled down and the visitors enjoyed a refreshing beer at the buvette.
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