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A very small Café

Published 8 months ago by Frambert Huchtker

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A nice day in Paris suburbia. As you may notice the town of Vernouillet has some chicness to it.

Near the Top of Sancerre

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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This view from the highest street in Sancerre offers a glimpse of the mysterious private mansion at the very top of the town, and -- through the trees -- of the 14th century tower on its grounds. 

Le Parc est Fermé

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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At the very top of Sancerre is a park containing a 14th century castle tower and a tall, mysterious mansion, circa 1874, that can just be glim<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/le-parc-est-ferm-france">...(more)</a>

Nouvelle Place, Sancerre

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Not sure just how new this central square of Sancerre may be.  The masonry in the middle certainly has a modern air; but some of the buildings facing it date to the 14th century. 

Roof Renewal

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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I love roofers and roofing, so I could not pass this job on a fine old house in Sancerre without taking a picture.  The map location I have marked may not be exactly right, but it is in the neighborhood. 

Sancerre Wine Shop

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The business of Sancerre is wine.  There are serious tasting/sales rooms operated by vintners or associations of vineyards, and lots of small shops like this one that sell a variety of local wines and wine paraphernalia.

Vineyard at Sancerre

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The hilltop town of Sancerre looks over several square miles of vineyards on the slopes of the neighboring hills, in this easternmost wine district of the Loire valley.  The crop in this one is probably cabernet franc.

Vineyard at Chavignol

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Liliane getting her first up-close look at French viticulture at a sauvignon blanc vineyard at Chavignol in the Sancerre district.  The grapes are<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chavignol-vineyards">...(more)</a>

Saint-Emilion By Night

Published 9 months ago by Cat Amphone

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Saint-Emilion By Night

Barge in dry dock at the shipyard Courchelettes (#2)

Published 9 months ago by Franck Masschelein

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Here is a view on a barge in dry dock at the shipyard Courchelettes. It is located at the mouth of the canal Sensée, of the Scarpe a<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/shipyard-courchelettes-2-20130728">...(more)</a>

Barge in dry dock at the shipyard Courchelettes (#1)

Published 9 months ago by Franck Masschelein

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Here is a view on a barge in dry dock at the shipyard Courchelettes. It is located at the mouth of the canal Sensée, of the Scarpe a<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/shipyard-courchelettes-1-20130728">...(more)</a>

Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The footbridge at the North side of the castle, from Rue Premion, crosses an especially interesting partof the moat. 

In the Moat

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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Le Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, in downtown Nantes, is one of the best preserved late medieval fortresses in the Loire valley. And has an irrestible lawn beside the moat.

Gare SNCF Nantes

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The main railway station at Nantes features a ramp with a rather interesting roof/ceiling, by which one descends to the walkways under the platforms.

A View of Fontevraud

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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The sun stayed in until early evening, but then the view of the ancient Abbey of Fontevraud was quite nice.  The ornate roof of the kitche<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/a-view-of-fontevraud-france">...(more)</a>

Au milieu de l'Ill

Published 9 months ago by Max Brocel

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Morning at Mestré

Published 9 months ago by Thomas K Sharpless

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An early morning view of the lush meadow below le Domaine de Mestré, near Fontevraud Abbey in France's western Loire valley.