of Douville brings together several villages such as
Saint-Mamet and Pont-Saint-Mamet, where the minister Paul
Faure was born and is buried.
In 1835, fifty kilograms of truffles were gathered in the
Located at the
boundary of the Périgord Pourpre and northern entry to
the Bergerac area, the commune of Douville is halfway between
Périgueux and Bergerac on the National Route 21, in the midst of
a hilly, timbered landscape.
The commune, which has
460* inhabitants, is made up of several
principal hamlets: the historical market town of Douville
(1382), Pont St Mamet, Maison Jeannette, Le Noyer…
Its altitude varies from 125m to 220m.
The name in Occitan is Dovila : The villa (agricultural estate)
of °Deudo, a person’s name of Germanic origin.
Four paths for hiking, horseback riding or mountain bikes. The
circuit “The Marguerite” is registered with the Departmental
Walking & Hiking Routes Plan (PDIPR) of the Villamblard Area.
A communal tennis court at the disposal of all
A football field
A paint-ball site
A river classified 1st category
(official population on January 1, 2017)
Text translated by Pays du Grand Bergeracois (professional translator).