Sunday, March 3, 2013

Manuela's french cards

A bit of France sent by Manuela.

Editions RENE
Charente is a department in southwestern France, in the Poitou-Charentes region, named after the Charente River, the most important river in the department.
The card is showing the underground St. Jean Church/monolithic church in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne; La Rochefoucauld castle; vineyards and Villebois-Lavalette castle.

Photos © Yann Tierny
A bit north, in the interior of the Pas-de-Calais département,  there's the former province of Artois. The cards shows some of it's principal cities. The Bollaert stadium in Lens; Bruay-La-Buissiere Town Hall; Béthune's belfry, a ski resort in Noeux-Les-Mines and the Heroes Square in Arras.
Photo Edition "FRANCE REGARD"
Arnac-Pompadour is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France.
The city is famous for its chateau and its stud farm, the Pompadour National Anglo-Arab Stud, headquarters of the French National Stud and France's principal production centre of Anglo-Arabian horses. - in: wikipedia

Photos by Henri Marcou
Lisle is a small village located south west of France, located in the department of Dordogne of the french region Aquitaine.

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