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Top ChoiceFrench in Domme

Le Petit Paris

Friendly staff serve you on little Daglan’s central square, promoting an elegant ‘there’s all the time in the world’ feel, while wowing with impeccable seasonal local cuisine. Spring brings lovely asparagus; the...

Top ChoiceGastronomy in Domme

Le Saint Martial

Details, details, details. Valérie and Jean-Marc Réal get them all right at this small restaurant in low-key St-Martial-de-Nabirat, 8km south of Domme. The church bells chime lightly and the terrace stretches out...

Bar in Domme


The main reason to stop in at L’Esplanade is for a terrace drink in Domme as the sun sets over the Dordogne with mind-boggling valley views. Teetering on the edge of the village ramparts, the hotel (double €100...

French in Domme

Cabanoix et Châtaigne

This diminutive, welcoming restaurant is your best bet in the centre of Domme. All dishes are created seasonally, with an emphasis on local duck and produce. It's best to reserve ahead for a spot.

Modern French in Domme

L’Envie des Mets

Reserve ahead for the popular restaurant where Laétitia whips up cutting-edge seasonal périgourdine cuisine in St-Pompon, 16km southwest of Domme.

Cave in Domme

Grottes Naturelles

Honeycombing the stone underneath the village is a series of large caves decorated with ornate stalactites and stalagmites. Get tickets, which include admission to the small L'Oustal du Périgord, a folk museum,...

Museum in Domme

L'Oustal du Périgord

Across the square from the tourist office, artefacts here include clothing, toys and tools, mainly from the 19th century. Admission is included with the cave ticket.

Tower in Domme

Prison des Templiers

Many Knights Templar were imprisoned in Domme in 1307 while they awaited trial. Loads of Templar graffiti in their code system still marks their prison. Ask at the tourist office for information.