Who Wants to own a Fairytale Chateau ?

For 51 euros, it is possible to become co-owner of the magnificent chateau of La Mothe-Chandeniers in Vienne. The subscription is open until Christmas to rescue this gem. Surrounded by water, bristling towers but insidiously overgrown, the Chateau La Mothe-Chandeniers may soon get out of his sleep and be reborn, provided that original operation participatory fundraising …

Brest: A German Submarine in the Castle

The submersible was used to spy on the French coast during World War II. How is is found among the marine museum collections? “This is probably the most impressive part of the museum,” said Jean-Yves Besselièvre, Marine Museum administrator of Brest. Being eleven meters long, six tons and two torpedoes -  “false, of course”  - it is true that …

A Walk Around the Chateau

Last week I had some spare time and had a walk around the Chateau in Châteaubriant, managing to take some video at the same time.  Currently they are doing some large scale renovations, rebuilding the Donjon and one of the internal walls of the original older part of the Chateau. I have since read, this week …