The Belvedere at Domme

The medieval town of Domme, situated on the north side of the Dordogne river attracts a huge number of tourists every summer.

Along with a substantial defensive wall surrounding the entire bastide, the town benefits from a strategically beneficial positioning atop a rocky outcrop overlooking the valley.

A significant draw for tourists in the area is the famous belvedere or panoramic viewing point situated at one end of the town. It overlooks the Dordogne river at around 250 metres above the river floor. In the summer, you are almost never alone on the belvedere as visitors like to take their time admiring the spectacular views on offer.

A visit to the belvedere in winter is a different story however, as you can see in the photo below.

Empty Belvedere at Domme.

Do you know of anywhere else that is perhaps even more special when visited out of season? Why not let me know in the comments below.

Thanks for stopping by.

3 thoughts on “The Belvedere at Domme

    1. Merci,

      Vous parlez du belvédère dans les jardins même? En effet on a une très bonne vue de La Roque Gageac de là haut. Je crois que ce n’est pas possible d’y accéder en hiver par contre.

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