The power of water

Brittany has a rich and varied heritage and its unique network of inland waterways is an ideal place from which to discover it. And there is much to discover: locks and lock-keepers’ cottages, bridges, reservoirs, mills, chapels, churches, fortresses and towns all bear witness to Brittany’s rich history. And there is no better way toContinue reading “The power of water”

Chinon and the Vienne river

Chinon is located in the heart of the Val de Loire, 47 km (29 miles) southwest of Tours and 305 km (189 miles) south west of Paris. It extends on both the banks of the Vienne, with the historic town mainly on the northern bank, at the foot of the medieval castle. The traditional provinceContinue reading “Chinon and the Vienne river”