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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Damazan
Insee code47078
AltitudeFrom 28 to 147 meters
Surface16.37 km²
Population1368 inhabitants
Density83 inhabitants/km²


Chief townAgen (at 39 km, 28 min)Saint-Léon at 2.8 km (5 min)
DepartmentLot-et-GaronneSaint-Pierre-de-Buzet at 4.5 km (10 min)
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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.


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.

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Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Damazan


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


Center of the village (© Alain Chopin)Center of the village (© Alain Chopin)
Place Armand FallièresPlace Armand Fallières
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
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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Saturday 31 January
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Alsatian restaurantTaverne de Lacaze
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   SPECIAL OFFER
VILLAGE - Fall under the spell of a small village in the Lot-et-Garonne. It is here, in Vianne, a few miles from Agen you will discover Le Cristallin, a traditional restaurant, conveniently...
Located 11 km from Damazan29 € per person 

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Farm with 6 bedroomsLa Vigneraie    
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    
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    
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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Farm for 4 personsChambres d'hôtes ou gîtes 'au clos joli  
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 399 € per week 
Farm for 8 personsLe Domaine d'Esquirol
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
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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47 places over 1,1 haCamping du Lac   
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 12.50 € to 16.50 € per day 
46 places over 9 haCamping Moulin de Campech    
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 14.50 € to 26 € per day 
6 places over 0,5 haLes Lemuriens    NEW
Offers 6 caravanning site, 3 mobile homes and 3 guest rooms. Free wifi drain and refueling camping space because.
Located 17.6 km from Damazan11 € per day 

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Hotel des Fleurs - Hotel in DamazanHotel des Fleurs     
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 66 €
Le Domaine Du Golf D'albret Golf & Resort - Hotel in DamazanLe Domaine Du Golf D'albret Golf & Resort     
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 24 €
Les Bastides du Golf d'Albret - Hotel in DamazanLes Bastides du Golf d'Albret     
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 49 €

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Les Bastides du Golf d'Albret
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...
Les Bastides du Golf d'Albret
Les Bastides is located in the Aquitaine, on Albret 18-hole golf course and just 35 km from Agen. It has an outdoor pool...
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