Leisure activities & exploration
Your holidays in Dordogne
Explore Domme & Nearby
Our Hotel L’Esplanade is located between picturesque villages, magnificient gardens and medieval Castles.
The Batisde of Domme is located in the heart of the golden triangle of the Dordogne Valley, in Black Perigord. You will find Beynac, Castelnauld-la-chapelle and la Roque Gageac, which are exceptional villages certified as the Main sites of Aquitaine since 2010.
The Bastide of Domme built in 13th century, has got a huge historical heritage, architecture, nature, and gastronomy. Domme is a destination to explore one of the finest examples of medieval village life in the region which is shaped by its rich heritage.
You can see the conserved fortification ramparts, the tour of the Templier, the old issue money’s house, the old Consul’s house, the governor’s hotel, and even further eight centuries worth of history. Domme has also got it is own cave starting from the middle of the village which ends by the public garden, where it opens onto a panoramic landscape.
A Journey in Dordogne
Elected for its history, nature, and Food lovers, the Black Perigord has got the most certification for “les plus beaux villages de France”.
Exploring the Dordogne Valley is like a slow tourism experience. Taking your time to discover some of the unique landscapes, row the river, and taste nice food.
12 km from Domme you can discover and will be able to go into Sarlat, it holds a Farm Market each Saturday Morning. For the bargain hunter you will be able to head off further for the picturesque village of Manpazier, where you can find a concentration of Artisan, and Artist produce and shops.
Close to Domme you will be able to visit the village of La Roque Gageac. Where the Food market take place on a Friday moring. This attipical village shows you the vestige of a troglotyde village. Following down the River after la Roque Gageac , Castelnaud La Chapelle and its Castle from the 12th century, and his neighbour and rival Castle of Beynac and Cazenac some of the most genuine fortresses. Beynac and castlenaud offer a stunning view of the valley of the five Castles.
For Garden Lovers you will be able to enjoy visiting Marqueyssac with his box tree and expetionnal viewing area, Eyrignac for his pictoresque garden, or even the water gardens in Carsac. Without forgeting the treasure of Lascaux cave, in Montignac, and Les Eyzies-de-Tayac troglotyde village part of UNESCO and capital of the prehistoric History.