Damazan

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownDamazan
Insee code47078
Postcode47160
Latitude44.2905000
Longitude0.2764190
AltitudeFrom 28 to 147 meters
Surface16.37 km²
Population1368 inhabitants
Density83 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townAgen (at 39 km, 28 min)Saint-Léon at 2.6 km
DepartmentLot-et-GaronneSaint-Léger at 3.3 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Damazan corresponds to the ancient Ad Fines station mentioned by the Antonine Itinerary.

Situated along the Canal de Garonne, founded in 1259 by Alphonse de Poitiers, brother of St. Louis King of France, Damazan was then known as "Castrum COMITALE.

More than a country house, Damazan was a fortress, where, around the castle walls stood Comtal, joined to wide and deep ditches that made it almost inaccessible.

On the death of Alphonse de Poitiers, the bastide returned to the King of England, according to the terms of the Treaty of Paris.

Then, in 1277, she returned to Edward I.. Damazan has not finished moving from domination to another and suffer the seats to the battle of Castillon.

Besides these rivalries, Damazan will the legacy of disputes of local lords in the 15th and 16th centuries, and those of the Wars of Religion. Indeed, the city taken in 1568 by Protestants and then retaken by the Catholic church sees his burned and devastated by the latter in 1585.

The feudal system died, the kingship extends two centuries of peace history Damazan, and vines ensures prosperity of the land.


SIGHTSEEING

The central square, with a plane-shaped quadrilateral, with angles and houses half-timbered, oak and chestnut in the country and mixing mud and hay land. Repainted facades and paving restored recently.

The walls of the mansion that had four openings: Osten door to the East door of Cap-de-Bosc to West; Buzet door to the south, the doors of Saint-Pe to Septentrional. The other streets intersected by streets ended in a cul-de-sac and have been open to traffic until 1936.

The town hall built around 1818 in the center of the square, above the hall, and which can be accessed by a staircase from the 14th century.

The Count's castle in the north-west corner of the square, originally the residence of the military governor appointed by the King. Store tobacco since 1832, partially destroyed by fire in 1990 and now being restored.

The Notre Dame in the northeast corner of the city, foundation Gothic, since the original building was burned by the Protestants in the 16th century. It consists of a nave and two aisles, which open arches forming chapels. The nine windows of the aisles are the work of renowned glass master Bordeaux Joseph Villiet, executed in 1853, and those made by the bedside Jacques Leuzy, glassblowers at Moissac, in 1950.

The fountain of English.

Detailed information
Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Damazan

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Annual garage sale May 1 (A. Fallières up and parking the Count's castle).


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Private relaxation area: sauna, Turkish bath, spaWellbeingFrom 60 € to 181 €Barbaste (12.8 km)
Maiden flight in a flexwing or multi-axis microlightSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 135 €Montpezat (19.1 km)
Microlight flight over the Garonne and LandesSports sensationsFrom 35 € to 130 €Fourques-sur-Garonne (22 km)

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PHOTOS

Center of the village (© Alain Chopin)Center of the village (© Alain Chopin)
 
Place Armand FallièresPlace Armand Fallières
MayorMayor
 
City (© Alain Chopin)City (© Alain Chopin)
Entrance VillageEntrance Village
 
House aldermanHouse alderman
Rue de la PosteRue de la Poste
 
A small placeA small place
Canal DamazanCanal Damazan
 
Street BuzetStreet Buzet
BellBell
 
Well the main squareWell the main square
Picturesque alleyPicturesque alley
 
Picturesque alleyPicturesque alley
Place covered Tourist sidePlace covered Tourist side
 
medieval Colorful houses on the main squaremedieval Colorful houses on the main square

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WEATHER

Saturday 25 October
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Min. 8°C - Max. 21°C
Sunday 26 October
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Min. 10°C - Max. 23°C
Monday 27 October
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Min. 13°C - Max. 24°C

RESTAURANTS

 
Alsatian restaurantTaverne de Lacaze   NEW
Aiguillon
LIFE CASTLE - Castle Lacaze was built in the early seventeenth century, according to a model of inspiration ' in Italian. Can you imagine a more beautiful setting for a meal for two,...
Located 5.1 km from Damazan16 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Cristallin   NEW
Vianne
VILLAGE - Fall under the spell of a small village in the Lot -et -Garonne. It is here, in Vianne, a few kilometers from Agen Le Cristallin you can experience a traditional restaurant,...
Located 11 km from Damazan29 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 6 bedroomsLa Vigneraie    
8.4
Damazan
Step bedrooms 500 m from junction 6 of the motorway A 62,1 km from the greenway Canal Garonne village all trade Damazan. On small farm near stadium and velodrome-Landes forest.
Located in Damazan50 € the double room 
Farm with 3 bedroomsLe Domaine d'Esquirol    
9.7
Villefranche-du-Queyran
A one hour south of Bordeaux at the crossroads of the Landes de Gascogne, the Pays d'Albret and the Land of Marmande, you will find Ostau deu Tilh, and its ancient lime tree which gave...
Located 5.5 km from DamazanFrom 70 € to 80 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsChez Isa et Jeff     NEW
Lagarrigue
Isa and Jeff welcome you in a green setting in the heart of the Lot et Garonne in Aquitaine. Ideally situated between Agen, Marmande and Villeneuve sur Lot. The cottages Isa 's and...
Located 9 km from Damazan70 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Farm for 4 personsChambres d'hôtes ou gîtes 'au clos joli  
9.6
Damazan
Come clean air a large bowl, two large pinches of good humor, heated by the sun all, Here's a recipe to try for a night, a weekend, a week more... We welcome you to Damazan, on the...
Located in DamazanFrom 340 € to 390 € per week 
Farm for 8 personsLe Domaine d'Esquirol
Villefranche-du-Queyran
A one hour south of Bordeaux, and 9 km from castejaloux at the crossroads of the Landes de Gascogne, the Pays d'Albret and the Land of Marmande, 6 km from the highway exit and aiguillon...
Located 5.6 km from DamazanFrom 750 € to 1400 € per week 
House for 8 personsGîtes & chambres d'hôtes Lencouet
Feugarolles
A beautifully restored and new holidayhomes at 'Lencouet', just outside the small village of Feugarolles. The house stands in a small valley surounded by fields of sunflowers, vignards...
Located 12.3 km from DamazanFrom 395 € to 995 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
47 places over 1,1 haCamping du Lac   
10
Damazan
At the heart of the Lot et Garonne, in the Aquitaine region, the village gate Damazan country house with a rich history, surrounded by the famous vineyards of Buzet sur Baise, 800 meters...
Located in DamazanFrom 12 € to 16 € per day 
52 places over 9 haCamping Moulin de Campech    
10
Villefranche-du-Queyran
Moulin de Campech boasts one of the finest, tranquil and Beautiful Campsites in Lot et Garonne. It has a heated swimming pool, fishing lake, bar and restaurant.
Located 7.2 km from DamazanFrom 16.20 € to 23.20 € per day 
33 places over 19 haLac de neguenou    
9.6
Prayssas
At the heart of the south-west, 18 km from Agen, Domaine du Lac de Néguenou open from March to October in a unique environment for relaxation, sports and outdoor leisure nature. Camping...
Located 21 km from DamazanFrom 12 € to 20 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel des Fleurs - Hotel in DamazanHotel des Fleurs     
7.2
Tonneins
Hotel des Fleurs is located in Tonneins, 1.3 km from the train station and the centre of town. Its rooms are en suite with bath or shower and have flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. Free...
Located 11.9 km from DamazanRoom from 65 €
Le Domaine Du Golf D'albret Golf & Resort - Hotel in DamazanLe Domaine Du Golf D'albret Golf & Resort     
7.4
Barbaste
This Domaine Du Golf is located on an 18-hole golf course in the Lot-et-Garonne countryside. It has an 2 swimming pools, 2 all-weather tennis courts, a Spa and garden. All studios and...
Located 13.3 km from DamazanRoom from 46 €
Les Bastides du Golf d'Albret - Hotel in DamazanLes Bastides du Golf d'Albret     
8.1
Barbaste
Les Bastides is located in the Aquitaine, on Albret 18-hole golf course and just 35 km from Agen. It has an outdoor pool and its apartments have satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The apartments...
Located 13.3 km from DamazanRoom from 65 €

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Residence Astoria
The Résidence Astoria is located in Agen, half-way between Bordeaux and Toulouse. It has an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a large sunbathing terrace....
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