France – Burgundy

  • Introduction Noyers-sur-Serein
    • Introduction Noyers-sur-Serein
  • It’s a medieval village
    • It's a medieval village
  • Well-preserved small town
    • Well-preserved small town
  • Old cobbled streets
    • Old cobbled streets
  • Cafe on a cobbled street
    • Cafe on a cobbled street
  • Selection of cafes
    • Selection of cafes
  • Fortified gates & towers
    • Fortified gates & towers
  • Our hotel in the tower….
    • Our hotel in the tower....
  • Tanlay castle – Introduction
    • Tanlay castle - Introduction
  • Tanlay castle
    • Tanlay castle
  • Actual design – 1648
    • Actual design - 1648
  • Entrance – Paired obelisks
    • Entrance - Paired obelisks
  • Encircled by its rectilinear moat
    • Encircled by its rectilinear moat
  • Frescoes – Tour de la Ligue
    • Frescoes - Tour de la Ligue
  • Trompe l’œil Grand Gallery
    • Trompe l'œil Grand Gallery
  • Fontenay Abbey – Introduction
    • Fontenay Abbey - Introduction
  • Fontenay Abbey
    • Fontenay Abbey
  • The eastern façade
    • The eastern façade
  • View from the entrance
    • View from the entrance
  • The forge of Fontenay Abbey
    • The forge of Fontenay Abbey
  • Bread oven
    • Bread oven
  • Forge – wooden water wheel
    • Forge - wooden water wheel
  • Water powered forge hammer
    • Water powered forge hammer
  • Fontenay Abbey – church nave
    • Fontenay Abbey - church nave