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.