Tag Archives: Château

Live music at Le Chatelier ~ August 2015

Sandra and I attended the last two concerts at our local Chateau ~ and a fine time was had both times. On the evening of August 12 there’s a further chance to listen to some great music from the wind … Continue reading

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The Château of Le Chatelier ~ views from a lower moat

When the moat of the château of Le Chatelier was drained recently advantage was taken to do some running repairs to the entrance bridge. Since the moat was re-filled the water level has been rather lower than it was; this … Continue reading

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Le Chatelier, South Touraine, Loire Valley

Sometimes, just sometimes of an morning when the sun is rising, the white walls of the château of Le Chatelier turn a stunning pink.

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C17th Clermont Château or should that be Chasteau? What’s in a circumflex?

At the end of this blog are two C17th images of the southern aspect of Clermont Château in the Loire Valley. One is by an unknown artist while the other is attributed to Louis Bourdan whose work appears in a … Continue reading

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Langeais in the Touraine ~ a history timeline

Langeais is one of the oldest towns in the Touraine Region and lies on the border with Anjou in the small valley of the Roumer River. Historically speaking, its people have suffered from being in the frontline of various battles … Continue reading

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