"DOMFRONT - A MEDIEVAL TOWN" Domfront by balhannah
Domfront Travel Guide: 5 reviews and 23 photos
AN 11th century Medieval Town that is begging to be explored is how I describe Domfront.
Around 1010, the first fortification was erected, on a sandstone promontory which overlooks the gorges of the Varenne.
It was surrounded with deep moats and was a formidable fortress.
In its position, where you can see miles and miles in any direction, Domfront castle has been, for several centuries, one of the strongest keeps in FRANCE.
The town was protected by 24 towers connected to ramparts.
There are lots of very narrow alleys where half-timbered houses, Pubs & shops line the streets.
It is another one of those towns, where time has stood still in some areas.
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