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  • Pottery museum in Les archers.

    Since 1996, the commune bought the house, the workshop and the oven of the last pottery's bakers Louis Manigault, constructs in 1910 by porcelain of Limoges, for some to do a museum. It stoped these activities in 1943. In July and August possibilities to follow a pottery training. Inscription to the office of the tourism of The Chatelet. It's open...

  • The Easter lambs

    The Easter lambsThis is a tradition! On Mondays of Easter, the field of fails Châtelet animates itself hopeless bleating s that recall fail them to the sheep of long ago. In the morning: places to the competitions of beasts of different races presented by the breeders. The afternoon: spectacles and organizations, driven of flock, shearing...

  • Saint Janvrain town.

    Was known as formerly as Holy January. The church Holy Georges is a wonder to not to lack on anyway. Adjacent to the ruins of the feudal castle destroys under Richelieu, the Roman structure accuses the XIIe century. The nave vaulted of a sharp cradle includes several capitals; the one of them presents animals of the mouth of which ones gushes a...

  • Les Archers town

    The pottery tradition at Le Chatelet dates back to the 17 th century. In 1890, les Archers counted a twenty workshops. Except the "faitières" the production especially was destined to supply the households in implements. Since 1995, in order to keep the traditions, an association helps the potterybackers to this to resettle. They are currently 5 to...

  • Puyferrand

    A last pause on our road before arriving to the hotel was Puyferrand. To the origin (12-13 and 17 th century) an abbey. Has our passage, it was too early in season to be able to benefit from a visit of this Roman church. The exterior one is him also already interesting of party the colonnades and capitals. Une dernière pause sur notre route avant...

  • The statue of Gaston Guillemain.

    The personage to the vielle: Gaston GuillemainIt was born to the Châtelet in 1877, to the era where his father cut the rocks of the new Martial Holy church. It learn the vielle to 13 years very quickly. It himself play in duet with his father that, him, played the pipes. They themselves played in the small parties of towns around the Châtelet, and...

  • La Bourgeoisie

    The Bourgeoisie is some part a town of The Chatelet. Scarcely some houses. The alone characteristic is that a couple of Belgians: Jenny and Jan itself there installed in order to offer artistic trainings in a former farm. The result is that since twenty years, they restore the buildings and currently they can accommodate more than 30 persons. We...

  • Ardenais

    As of custom at the time of our hikes, we have to look for a quiet place for the picnic and we soon found it to Ardenais. There was even a bench and a table close to the church. On the façade of this last one a sign dating back to Napoléon forbidding begging. Just side issue, the former priory is transformed in manor (deprived) An air of "vielle"...

  • Loye-Sur-Arnon

    The second town on our way was Loye-on-Arnon. 330 inhabitants. We were able to visit the church of the 11-13 th century, it is necessary to say that she some was worth the penalty: the exceptional acoustics did some not hesitate to form a choral to try itself a canticle. Le deuxième village sur notre chemin était Loye-sur-Arnon. 330 habitants....


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