Tag Archives: Paulmy

Demarcation line marker in the Touraine


Hi all, it’s been a while since I’ve posted ~ just been too busy with life & work. Here are a couple of images of one of a series of markers that have been erected in the South Touraine to … Continue reading

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Halloween/Toussaint and the nature of French cemetaries


Every year on the 1st November the Catholic festival of La Toussaint (All Saint’s Day) is a celebrated in churches and graveyards across France. Officially it is the day when all the saints recognised by the Catholic Church are honoured. … Continue reading

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Le Chatelier and Paulmy ~ their châteaux and 16th Century religious wars


Following the recent successful history walk from Paulmy to Le Chatelier in the South Touraine I thought it would be of interest to share the history notes I prepared for the day (many thanks to Kath Watson for assistance with … Continue reading

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The Grotto at Paulmy in the South Touraine, France


Deep in the woods surrounding the old Chateau of Paulmy in the South Touraine there is a Catholic Grotte (Grotto) to the Virgin Mary. I was guided to it by Julie Vasina who, with her husband, lives and runs the … Continue reading

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Touraine History Walk ~ Paulmy to Le Chatelier, August 27th 2011


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Bar Jackie ~ L’Union Bar Restaurant at Paulmy, Touraine closes


It’s the end of an era ~ Jackie Pineau who, for the past 27 years, has successfully run L’Union Bar at Paulmy in the South Touraine, retired on the 30th June 2011 and the bar is currently closed. Below are … Continue reading

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Paulmy in the Touraine ~ its Mairie and village school c. 1900


Here’s a cute image of Paulmy’s busy high street, circa.1900.

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