Pays de la Loire Off The Beaten Path

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    right tour LU from castle
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    ateliers et chantiers de Nantes
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    main entrance to expo boatbuilders...
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Pays de la Loire Off The Beaten Path

  • Church Sacré Coeur of La Roche sur Yon

    Another wonderful religious building in La Roche sur Yon is the church of Sacré Coeur at 11 rue Mermoz and very near the famous high school or lycée of the same name nearby at 72 Rue Guynemer.one of my passing and thought nice to have a picture, recuperated from my vault.info on the Catholic site of the church and...

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  • Church Saint Louis-La Roche sur Yon

    a wonderful church in an even nicer square or place Napoleon, with a statue of him!the Catholic info on the church in French is herehttp://paysyonnais.catho85.org/A bit of history, my hobby, When Napoleon Iér decided the foundation of the present town of La Roche sur Yon in 1804, the building of the church was not intended. However the church was...

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  • ancien hôpital St Jean:museum Angers

    This is a wonderful ensemble often missed but you all need to see, one from my vault. The hospital of Saint-John housed until 1870 the hôtel-Dieu of Angers and care for the sick, it was one of the oldest of this sort in France at the time.In 1966, after the death of her husband, Jean , Simone Lurçat gave as bequest the song of the world or the...

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  • Tour Saint Aubin, Angers

    this is a special tower of the remains of the abbey of Saint Aubin, right on pl St Aubin, Angers.The abbey goes back way back to around 559AD but destroyed in 1811. What is left is the tower or tour Saint Aubin.a bit of historyThe BellTower of the Abbey Saint-Aubin is less old than the adjoining Abbey. It was erected in the 12C. It dominates the...

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  • Les Rosiers

    Les Rosiers is a small town just off the North bank of thr Loire (2K pop.), that is considered an appendage of Gien (also 2K pop) on the South bank. They are joined by one of the few suspension bridges over the upper Loire which gave us access to Cunault and Fontevrault from our base above Angers. In the neat town center is a Renaissance church...

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  • The Mayenne Valley

    The Mayenne river runs through the departments of Mayenne and Maine and Loire passing the small city of Mayenne (14K pop.) and ending in te Loire at Angers. The valley has steep side and with only a few river crossings. It is surrounded by pleasant French forest and can be seen from various vantage points as here near the Chateau de Plessis at...

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  • Troglodyte Dwellings

    At the end of one of our half-day van tours we stopped for wine in a limestone cave along the Loire River. The cave was one of many called Troglodytes in the region. The history of these Troglodytes peaked my interest and this is what I found to share with you:The soft limestone (tufa) of the banks of rivers in Central France is perfect for cave...

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  • Luynes

    Luynes has a castle, but by the time we went there, we were already quite satisfied with the castles we had seen. But the aqueduct from Roman times was worthwhile seeing!

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Pays de la Loire Hotels

  • Hotel Pommeraye Nantes

    in the best interest to show the area where I live nearby this hotel is striking very nice, clean,...

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  • Hotel Continental

    We stayed at the Hotel Continental in Angers for 3 nights in July 2011, as a home base for touring...

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  • Kyriad Le Mans Sud

    Rue Des Pins, Mulsanne, Le Mans, 72230, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Loire Hotel

    For those looking to totally rest and relax to forget about work and just enjoy a lazy and peaceful...

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  • Hermitage Barriere

    L'Hermitage is a mythical hotel. Just a perfect location and everything you find in 4 star hotels: a...

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  • Arc en Ciel

    13 rue Chanzy, Les Sables-d'Olonne, 85100, France

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Holiday Inn Express

    1 rue de la floride, St-Nazaire, 44600, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • All Seasons Cholet

    45 avenue d Angers, Cholet, 49300, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Kyriad Hotel Laval

    Boulevard Des Trappistines, Laval, 53000, fr

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

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