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Village de Donzac

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Religious heritage, Dovecote, Town / Village, Church, Walled town in Donzac
  • Donzac is an ancient Gallo-Roman town, located at the terminus of a ridge road came the Pyrenees.

  • From the twelfth century, the village was a considerable economic weight and had such a market and a fair. Donzac also had a port that used goods to the region close. In the twelfth century, the abbey became Belleperche landowner in the territory of the current common and exclusive Lord Donzac in 1216. In 1270, in order to build fortified Donzac in the abbey contracts a paréage with Alphonse de Poitiers, brother of King St. Louis and the Count of Toulouse. In 1271, there are two co-lords,...
    From the twelfth century, the village was a considerable economic weight and had such a market and a fair. Donzac also had a port that used goods to the region close. In the twelfth century, the abbey became Belleperche landowner in the territory of the current common and exclusive Lord Donzac in 1216. In 1270, in order to build fortified Donzac in the abbey contracts a paréage with Alphonse de Poitiers, brother of King St. Louis and the Count of Toulouse. In 1271, there are two co-lords, the abbey and the crown of France. The first main lord remain until the French Revolution in 1789. The Armagnac then Albret get the king of France. Belleperche monks had their stately home in the village center, opposite the present town hall. In 1279, the Agen pass the English and Donzac receives British consuls. With the creation of departments in 1790 Donzac part of Lot-et-Garonne.But November 4, 1808, during the First Empire, Napoleon decided to create an additional department, Tarn-et-Garonne, by including among others Donzac. Landscape Donzac is representative of the geographical structure of the Tarn-et-Garonne, to meet the country hills of Lomagne and the valley of the Garonne. The town is divided between the rich alluvial plain north and south various reliefs carved in the hills and plateaus. The Tourist Office is located in the Conservatory of Yesteryear Museum awaits you for a visit.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Activities
    • Concert
    • Temporary exhibition
  • Equipment
    • Play area
    • Picnic area
    • Bar
    • Toilets
    • Car park
    • Restaurant
    • Coach parking
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
    • Shop
Openings
Openings
  • All year 2022
    Opened Everyday