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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne

Eymet - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne

The term? Bastide? means? new towns? which were founded on behalf of the kings of France and England during the period 1150-1350 in the South West of France. That of Eymet was established June 28, 1270 by Alphonse de Poitiers, Comte de Toulouse and brother of Louis IX. The great builder is originally a fortified fifty! Nothing in the region near Eymet, he must Villefranche, Villereal, or Monflanquin Castillonnès.

Geographical information

Latitude44.6686280 (N 44° 40’ 7”)
Longitude0.3977230 (E 0° 23’ 52”)
AltitudeFrom 41m to 133m
Surface area31.25 km²
Population2588 inhabitants
Density82 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePérigueux (73 km, 1:13)
Insee code24167
IntercommunalityCC de Portes Sud Périgord
TerritoriesAquitaine, Périgord

Nearest cities & towns

Agnac3.5 km (5 min)
Fonroque4.5 km (5 min)
Razac-d'Eymet6.2 km (10 min)
Serres-et-Montguyard6.3 km (8 min)
La Sauvetat-du-Dropt6.6 km (7 min)
Soumensac7.3 km (12 min)
Bourgougnague7.4 km (15 min)
Lauzun7.6 km (13 min)
Saint-Julien-Innocence-Eulalie9 km (11 min)
Saint-Aubin-de-Cadelech9.2 km (12 min)
Saint-Colomb-de-Lauzun9.7 km (15 min)
Moustier10.2 km (10 min)
Mescoules10.4 km (10 min)
Saint-Pardoux-Isaac10.5 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Visit the house on reservation all year (paid, 10 or more groups).

Free tour of the mansion with a tour guide map (1 km) at the Tourist Office (brochure available in a display outside the office).

3 other courses are offered: Trail Dropt (3 km), Heritage Walk over Dropt (11.5 km), Discovery Trail Lake of Escourou (5 km from the fortified but common Eymet).

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Exposition | Jérémie d'Angelo
Octobre Rose | Stand d'Informations et Vente d'Accessoires sur le Marché
Quiz sur les Livres d'Harry Potter | 2ème Manche
La Foulée Eymétoise
Octobre Rose | Randonnée Solidaire
Exposition "Flash" | Christophe Ossard & Leina Picto
Octobre Rose | Vente de Crêpes
Octobre Rose | Musique & Spectacle "Les Cigales"
Marché des Artisans Créateurs
Atelier de Lecture à Haute Voix


The old mill on the Dropt to Eymet
The old mill on the Dropt to Eymet
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Castle Eymet
Castle Eymet
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The entrance of the castle Eymet
The entrance of the castle Eymet
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The arcaded square of the bastide Eymet
The arcaded square of the bastide Eymet
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Detail of a half-timbered house on the site Eymet
Detail of a half-timbered house on the site Eymet
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The Dropt Eymet
The Dropt Eymet
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Thursday 5 october
Min. 6°C - Max. 26°C
Friday 6 october
Min. 6°C - Max. 28°C
Saturday 7 october
Min. 7°C - Max. 29°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
River outing on the Dordogne
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 50 € Port-Sainte-Foy-et-Ponchapt (24 km)
Explore the Dordogne by canoe or kayak
Sports sensations12 € to 20 € Pessac-sur-Dordogne (30 km)
Horse or pony ride
Nature and the great outdoors17 € Monflanquin (32 km)
Maiden flight and microlight discovery flight
Sports sensations80 € to 225 € La Réole (37 km)
Discover truffles with a producer
Local flavoursFreePenne-d'Agenais (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Agen Tulips Outing
HikeEasy3:00Villebramar (16.8 km)
Around Tombeboeuf Lake
HikeIntermediate1:45Tombeboeuf (18.5 km)
Cancon - Moulinet
HikeAthletic4:15Cancon (23 km)
Beaumont, Town Mill circuit
HikeEasy1:00Beaumontois en Périgord (31 km)
Moulin de Mandassagne
HikeEasy2:20Saint-Martin-de-Villeréal (33 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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