commune in Dordogne, France
Eymet is a town in Dordogne, just 24 kilometres south of Bergerac.
Eymet is a bastide town, founded in the Dropt valley in 1270 and began life as an agricultural and trading centre. The town's attraction are 15th and 16th-century houses with its turrets and mullioned windows.
Eymet has been an English stronghold since the 13th century. Today the town still stands as a community for British extratriates.
- 1 Château d'Eymet (Castle of Eymet), 16 Avenue de la Bastide. A 13th-century castle with a keep and defensive walls.
The festival devoted to white wine and oysters takes place in the town square on August 15th.
There is a lively market that is held in the town square of Eymet every Thursday morning.