If you turn of the main street of Domme with all of the interesting shops, market and cafes, you come across some very interesting gems. We thought that we had seen most of Domme but we had not. If you go to the top of the main street to experience the terrific views of the surrounding area, then turn left and follow the wall you will come across a lovely park were you can sit and have a picnic.
Turn first right from the main car park you travel down the slope of ‘rue del la Porte des Tours’, towards one of the main gates, which was the prison cells for the Knights Templar who were imprisoned there by Philip the Fair in 1307 until they died in 1318. On route to the Knights Templar prison cells, you will find a stone plaque with carved symbols of the cross which the Knights used to send messages and on the wall on the right you will find the code which they used. The crosses were carved into the walls of their cells with other graffiti.
I just had to take this picture of this beautiful house with its blue shutters and grapes dripping from the vine.
Back to Daglan after our visit to Domme and another hidden gem, our home is on this sign bottom right.
After a long morning enjoying our walk around Domme it was time for lunch, so we stopped at Fabrice le Chef Boutique shop, for a delicious Thai fish curry with rice. www.fabricelechef.fr