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Rob Lester | Brantome. Venice of the Perigorde

Brantome. Venice of the Perigorde

Brantome is an attractive town near the northern edge of the Dordogne department, sometimes known as the Venice of the Dordogne ; the town has a nice mix of medieval and renaissance architecture. The Abbey was built by Charlemagne in 769. The town is classed as one of 'les Plux Beaux Detours' in France.
Rob Lester | Brantome. Venice of the Perigord. Weir

Brantome. Venice of the Perigord. Weir

Brantome is an attractive town near the northern edge of the Dordogne department, sometimes known as the Venice of the Dordogne - the town has a nice mix of medieval and renaissance architecture . The town is classed as one of 'les Plux Beaux Detours' in France.
Rob Lester | The Chateau at Lassay les Chateaux

The Chateau at Lassay les Chateaux

The historic chateau at Lassay-les-Chateaux, in the Mayenne, France
Rob Lester | Chateau de Fougeres_France

Chateau de Fougeres_France

The Chateau de Fougeres is a castle in the commune of Fougeres in the Ille-et-Vilaine departement of France. The castle was built on a naturally protected site, a rock emerging from a swamp surrounded by a loop of the Nançon river acting as a natural moat. It had three different enclosures: the first for defensive purposes; the second for day to day usages in peacetime and for safety of the surrounding populations in times of siege; and the last for the protection of the keep.It has 13 towers
Rob Lester | Lassay les Chateaux, Mayenne

Lassay les Chateaux, Mayenne

A dramatic image of The Chateau at Lassay les Chateaux in the Mayenne, Northern France
Rob Lester | The Chateaux at Villebois Lavalette

The Chateaux at Villebois Lavalette

The castle of Villebois is located in Charente in the municipality of Villebois-Lavalette . The fortified hill of Villebois is dominated by the ruins of a castle and a wing of an imposing building of the xvii th century . during the Hundred Years War Villebois is taken to the English in 1376 by the Duke of Berry , brother of Charles V .
Rob Lester | Villebois Lavalette Chateaux

Villebois Lavalette Chateaux

The castle of Villebois is located in Charente in the municipality of Villebois-Lavalette . The fortified hill of Villebois is dominated by the ruins of a castle and a wing of an imposing building of the xvii th century . during the Hundred Years War Villebois is taken to the English in 1376 by the Duke of Berry , brother of Charles V .
Rob Lester | Chateau du Bois Thibault   (3)

Chateau du Bois Thibault (3)

This Chateau is located on the edge of Lassay les Chateaux in the department of Mayenne , Northern France. It is one of 3 Chateaux around the town, of which only 2 are sufficiently viable . The 3rd being a small pile of rubble !
Rob Lester | Chateau du Bois Thibault   (2)

Chateau du Bois Thibault (2)

This Chateau is located on the edge of Lassay les Chateaux in the department of Mayenne , Northern France. It is one of 3 Chateaux around the town, of which only 2 are sufficiently viable . The 3rd being a small pile of rubble !
Rob Lester | Chateau du Bois Thibault   (1)

Chateau du Bois Thibault (1)

This Chateau is located on the edge of Lassay les Chateaux in the department of Mayenne , Northern France. It is one of 3 Chateaux around the town, of which only 2 are sufficiently viable . The 3rd being a small pile of rubble !
Rob Lester | Chateau de Fougeres_France

Chateau de Fougeres_France

The Chateau de Fougeres is a castle in the commune of Fougeres in the Ille-et-Vilaine departement of France. The castle was built on a naturally protected site, a rock emerging from a swamp surrounded by a loop of the Nancon river acting as a natural moat. It had three different enclosures: the first for defensive purposes; the second for day to day usages in peacetime and for safety of the surrounding populations in times of siege; and the last for the protection of the keep.It has 13 towers
Rob Lester | The bridge at bourdeilles,

The bridge at bourdeilles,

Bourdeilles is a lovely village which sits on the edge of the river Dronne and boasts a chateau, a moulin (mill), a medieval centre and a panoramic viewpoint
Rob Lester | La Mayenne

La Mayenne

Crop lines in the fields of the Mayenne in northern France.
Rob Lester | Chateau de Fougeres,Gatehouse

Chateau de Fougeres,Gatehouse

The Château de Fougères is a castle in the commune of Fougères in the Ille-et-Vilaine département of France. The castle was built on a naturally protected site, a rock emerging from a swamp surrounded by a loop of the Nançon river acting as a natural moat. It had three different enclosures: the first for defensive purposes; the second for day to day usages in peacetime and for safety of the surrounding populations in times of siege; and the last for the protection of the keep.It has 13 towers
Rob Lester | A bridge in the Dordogne, Boudeilles

A bridge in the Dordogne, Boudeilles

Bourdeilles is a lovely village which sits on the edge of the river Dronne and boasts a chateau, a moulin (mill), a medieval centre and a panoramic viewpoint.
Rob Lester | Restaurant_Saint Ceneri le Gerei_ Mayenne

Restaurant_Saint Ceneri le Gerei_ Mayenne

One of the little restaurants in the beautiful village of St Ceneri le Gerei, France. One of France`s `Plus beaux villages de France`.The village of Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei is a small village located north west of France. On the Sarthe river, the department of Orne of the french region Basse-Normandie.
Rob Lester | The Chateau at Lassay les Chateaux

The Chateau at Lassay les Chateaux

The historic chateau at `Lassay les Chateaux` in the Mayenne, France
Rob Lester | The church at Rosnay_France

The church at Rosnay_France

The 15th century church in Rosnay in the departmnt of Indre, a region of the center Val de Loire, France
Rob Lester | Forcalquier Citadel

Forcalquier Citadel

Forcalquier is built around the slopes of a steep conical hill, crowned by an octagonal chapel, Notre Dame de Provence, where the medieval citadel once stood. The citadel was destroyed in 1601; the chapel with its panoramic view was built in 1875.
Rob Lester | The Bridge at Bourdeilles

The Bridge at Bourdeilles

Bourdeilles is a commune in the Dordogne department (administrative division) in southwestern France