Tag Archives: Montresor

Montresor chateau – c.1931

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Short films of old Touraine and the Centre Region, France

There’s a new archive of old films(mostly amateur 8/16mm film) of aspects of daily life and celebrations in the Touraine and the Centre Region. In total there are 3,858 films with a total playing time of 358 hours. My thanks … Continue reading

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Montressor, most beautiful village of the Touraine ~ Hall of Carders

In the plus beaux village of Montressor can be found the exquisite Halle des Cardeux or Hall of the Carders. The name recalls the historical importance of the wool trade to the surrounding area. Built in the eighteenth century, in … Continue reading

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Domaine de Navas, Montrésor

One of the joys of living in the Touraine countryside is that around every corner or at the end of every lane, avenued by poplars there is some gem of remarkable interest. One such diamond of a place Sandra and … Continue reading

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