France - Burgundy

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