Domme (in occitan Doma ) is a common Frenchwoman of approximately 1 000 inhabitants, located in the department of the the Dordogne and the Aquitanian area .
Dome is a country house perched on a cliff with 250 meters of altitude. It is classified among the most beautiful villages of France.
Dome has two places:
- that of the Market where one traded
- that of Rodes where one practiced the Torture of the wheel.
Dome is a French country house founded in 1281 by Philippe Bold the. The city obtained the privilege to beat its clean Monnaie.
Later on, during the War One hundred Year old, the country house becomes a place coveted by the English. The first catch of the city by the latter go back to 1347. On several occasions, it changes successively hands between the two rival camps until into 1437, date its return in the French field.
New tribulations await this site during the wars of religion. The country house is taken in 1588 by Geoffroy de Vivans, captain Protesting of the garrison of Castelnaud which climbing, of night with its men, the cliff to open the doors with the principal body of its troops. However, the success of the troops Catholique S was such as it had to yield the country house in which it had been cut off in 1592.
Dome will know prosperity at the 17th century then will périclitera, which facilitated its conservation until our days.
Places and monuments
Castle of Caudon, 19th century, classified,
- the door of the Turns,
- the place of the Market,
- the cave of Dome located under the Market,
- the view-point of the " Barre" (cliff) of Dome.
the electronic site of listening of DGSE is in Domme.
Personality related to the commune
- Common of the Dordogne
- Castles and residences of the Dordogne
- List of French churches to campenard
tourist Information on Dome and Black Périgord www.perigordnoir.com
- Dome on the site of the national geographical Institute
- personal Page on the history of Dome
- Page on the country house of Dome
- Photographs of Dome on PerigordWeb
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