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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
Population2720 inhabitants
Density87 inhabitants/km²
PrefecturePérigueux (45 mi, 1h13)
Insee code24167
IntercommunalityCC de Portes Sud Périgord
TerritoryAquitaine, Périgord

Nearest cities & towns

Agnac2.2 mi (5 min)
Fonroque2.8 mi (5 min)
Razac-d'Eymet3.9 mi (10 min)
Serres-et-Montguyard3.9 mi (8 min)
La Sauvetat-du-Dropt4.1 mi (7 min)
Soumensac4.5 mi (12 min)
Bourgougnague4.6 mi (15 min)
Lauzun4.7 mi (13 min)
Saint-Julien-Innocence-Eulalie5.6 mi (11 min)
Saint-Aubin-de-Cadelech5.7 mi (12 min)
Saint-Colomb-de-Lauzun6 mi (15 min)
Moustier6.3 mi (10 min)
Mescoules6.5 mi (10 min)
Saint-Pardoux-Isaac6.5 mi (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

Paintings Exhibition by Artist ARP
Exposure of Guylaine Bisson: From Figurative to Abstract
Exhibition of the Arts Palette
Exhibition Lucette Gonzalez & Christiane Laugier
Exhibition of 2 Artists Painters
SUMMER ACTIVE - Canoeing Night
Exhibition: Here and Elsewhere
Visit the Bastide to Lampions
Fair at the Flea
Exhibition of Artists Painters 3


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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Tuesday 7 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 26°C
Wednesday 8 july
Min. 12°C - Max. 31°C
Thursday 9 july
Min. 15°C - Max. 33°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
River outing on the Dordogne
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 45 € Port-Sainte-Foy-et-Ponchapt (15.2 mi)
Explore the Dordogne by canoe or kayak
Sports sensations10 € to 18 € Pessac-sur-Dordogne (18.9 mi)
Accrozarbres Adventure Trail
Sports sensations7 € to 20 € Eyraud-Crempse-Maurens (19.1 mi)
Fish farm tour and caviar tasting
Local flavours19 € to 75 € Neuvic (30 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Lauzun / Minerve, great hike in the slopes of Guyenne
HikeAthletic5h25Lauzun (4.1 mi)
Agen Tulips Outing
HikeEasy3h00Villebramar (10.4 mi)
Duras, a castle, a vineyard
HikeEasy1h55Duras (10.7 mi)
Around Tombeboeuf Lake
HikeEasy1h45Tombeboeuf (11.5 mi)
Cancon - Moulinet
HikeAthletic4h15Cancon (14.5 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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