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Eymet

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne

Eymet - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Dordogne
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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

MunicipalityEymet
Postcode24500
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 (73 km, 1h13)
Insee code24167
IntercommunalityCC de Portes Sud Périgord
DepartmentDordogne
TerritoriesAquitaine, Périgord
RegionNew-Aquitaine

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
Monuments

Events and festivities

César Swing
Senior Multirhythmia With Roach Clover
Musical Awakening For 3/6 years With the Gardonnais Clover
Musical Awakening For 3/6 years With the Gardonnais Clover

Photos

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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Weather

Friday 21 january
Min. -2°C - Max. 7°C
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Saturday 22 january
Min. -3°C - Max. 10°C
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Sunday 23 january
Min. -3°C - Max. 10°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canoe-kayak hire at the gates of Périgord
Sports sensations32 € Gardonne (19.6 km)
River outing on the Dordogne
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 45 € Port-Sainte-Foy-et-Ponchapt (24 km)
Explore the Dordogne by canoe or kayak
Sports sensations10 € to 18 € Pessac-sur-Dordogne (30 km)
Visit to the biggest AOC de France wine cellar
Local flavoursFreeRauzan (42 km)
Visit an artisanal soap factory
Well-beingFreeLe Pizou (47 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Agen Tulips Outing
HikeEasy3h00Villebramar (16.8 km)
Around Tombeboeuf Lake
HikeEasy1h45Tombeboeuf (18.5 km)
From Bergerac to Rocamadour Stage 1
HikeAthletic5h40Bergerac (22 km)
Cancon - Moulinet
HikeAthletic4h15Cancon (23 km)
Beaumont, Town Mill circuit
HikeEasy1h00Beaumontois en Périgord (31 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels

Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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