communes of France

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Tanneries de la ville de Bellac Volets et forgerons

Bellac est une commune française dans le département de la Haute Vienne. En tant qu’Anglais émigré en France, il a d’abord envisagé d’acheter notre première maison à Bellac. Bellac a un patrimoine distinctif; un célèbre auteur français né en 1882, Jean Giraudoux. La ville a de vieux bâtiments qui fournissent le patrimoine de son histoire …

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Guéret originated in the 7th Century & Volets

Another French medieval town with ancient history. Situated on the edge of the Chabréres Forest with an abundance of treats in its natural environment. Guéret is about 2 hours from our shutter building workshops. Population: 13,975 Area: 26.21km2 Department: Creuse Arrondisment: Guéret Region: Nouvelle Aquitaine Nearby towns La souterrain, city of Limoges. Lac Saint-Pardoux is …

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Bellac Town Tanneries Volets and Wordsmiths

Bellac is a French commune in the department Haute Vienne. As an Englishman who emigrated to France first considered buying our premier home in Bellac. Bellac has a distinctive heritage; a famous French author who was born in 1882 Jean Giraudoux. The town has old buildings which provide a heritage of it”s tanning history. Bellac …

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La Souterraine Volets and Wall Murals

La Souterraine translates to English as Underground.  Population: 5,315 (2015) Department: Creuse Region: Nouvelle Aquitaine Arrondissement: Guéret The Mediaeval town of La souterraine La Souterraine has its own mediaeval Centre surrounded by fortified enclosures. The fortified enclosures with built-in the 12th century. After being attacked several times the ramparts were widened Between the 14th to …

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Saint Yrieix La Perche road sign

Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche a Town Made of Gold! Updated July 2019

Mayor Daniel Boisserie Area: 100.98 km2 Population: 7,583 Welcome to our blog but first please let us introduce ourselves. We are a small Window Shutter manufacturing business that has an affinity to the beautiful country France. Our workshops are powered by 60% of ecologically produced electricity and the extra electric requirement is supplemented by EDF. …

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Angouleme Festival of The Comics

Angouleme, not just another French city? But reading through the Wikipedia Page on Angouleme just writes a load of statistics which portrays Angouleme as ‘Bland’. ‘Angouleme Comics’ is far from ‘Bland and Boring’! The fact is the old town is beautiful. If this is not enough for you to visit Angouleme for its annual festival. …

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