Perched on a cliff, the fortified town of Domme overhangs magnificently the Dordogne valley. Its fortifications, its 17th-century covered market hall, its caves, its promenade running alongside the cliff and its viewpoint offering an exceptional view of the Dordogne valley will enchant the walkers.
13th century royal bastide founded by Philip the Bold 3rd, Domme conceals many treasures in addition to its architectural structure.
The village has preserved many historical buildings and you can walk in both pedestrian streets on the ramparts of the walled town.
Things to see and do
The walker will be delighted by the exceptional view of the Dordogne Valley, will follow the cliff 150 m high, the length of the village to the park and its orientation table.
One of the towers, gate towers, contains priceless carvings left by the Templars who stayed imprisoned there until their death and who have carved the walls of these mysterious graffiti including the Tourist Office offers a fascinating decryption.
Oustal The Perigord is a museum presenting with reconstructed scenes of life in past centuries Perigord; fun and quality is a visit that leaves no one indifferent.
Visit each week and on request of the Royal Bastide.
Cave Domme lies beneath the country house of Domme. It held its 400 m gallery under the houses of the village with an unusual concretions density. The entrance is up the hall, next to the Tourist Office and the exit, on the cliff, is complemented by views of the Dordogne valley from a panoramic lift.