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Perched on the top of a cliff, this unusual place is known as the «Périgord Acropolis». Established in 1283 by Philippe le Hardi (the Bold) to watch over the Dordogne valley, Domme obtained the privilege of striking its own coins. In 1588 it was seized by a Protestant Captain, Geoffroi de Vivans, who left behind bitter memories. The settlement recovered its beauty and prosperity in the 17th Century, thanks to flourishing trading activities.

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  • The Walled Town Interesting

    pl. de la Halle F - 24250 Domme

    Contrary to traditional walled towns, most of which have a rectangular layout, the one of the Domme has a layout in the form of a trapeze which adapts to the natural and abrupt site of the city. The small streets of the town are consistent with the g..

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Restaurants Domme

  • L'Esplanade Very comfortable restaurant 

    2 r. Pontcarral F - 24250 Domme

    This restaurant is housed in a lovely old residence on the ramparts with a terrace under the lime trees. It serves good, honest, traditional fare. Refined rooms, some boasting a pretty view over the Dordogne Valley.

  • Cabanoix et Châtaigne Quite comfortable restaurant 

    3 r. Geoffroy-de-Vivans F - 24250 Domme

    A picture-perfect Périgord scene... Within this superb bastide, Cabanoix et Châtaigne exalts the region's charms. One of the chef's priorities is to work in a way that respects the land and the seasons. His sleight of hand does the rest: the plates o..

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