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Le Blanc and the region

Snapshots of the beauty of our Region, Centre-Val de Loire

Inside a major national nature park, the town of Le Blanc is nestled in a quilt of oak forests, lakes, rivers, gently rolling farmlands and fields, majestic castles, medieval architecture and tiny hamlets with red tile roofs. This region Centre, is one of the last undiscovered treasures in the country.  It is still the true France, or La France profonde.  Fields of  wheat, and yellow flowers of colza and sunflowers form the spring and summer landscape.  Medieval festivals are a normal phenomenon set against the backdrop of medieval architecture. Hiking, bicycling and horseback riding trails traverse the countryside. Nature sports are...

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Autumn leaves at The Old French Convent

Autumn leaves at The Old French Convent

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First day of August along the Creuse river in our little town of Le Blanc

First day of August along the Creuse river in our little town of Le Blanc

May you have a lovely dream on this mid-summer's night!

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The beauty of June in the French countryside...

The beauty of June in the French countryside...

   O June, dear June, for you I wait -My longing ever shall abate -When you recur with all your grace -To lift my heart and light my face, And thus my soul to full embrace.                                                                                                                                ...

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Snapshots from the Saturday Marche' in our little town of Le Blanc

Snapshots from the Saturday Marche' in our little town of Le Blanc

  As much as it is to haggle prices and try the delicious samples, the Saturday Marche' is the time for people to get out of the house, get gussied up, see their friends and get caught up on the latest. The finishing accessory for this event is a chic basket - bien sur!                                                                                               ...

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