Chateau de la Treyne
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... of the history, making and use of various items such as armor and the trebuchet are playing with English subtitles. It is all very interesting to learn that the architecture of a castle was driven by the latest weapons it needed to defend against. Knights wore chain mail in the 11 and 12th centuries but went to full suits of armor a shock weapons such as the Mace came into use. It took 1 week to polish a full suit of armor ...
... fact it was generally difficult to get to the sites of the artwork sometimes requiring crawling for several hundred feet.
The findings in Les Eyzies and the Vezere Valley are some of the oldest and best preserved in the world. They are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site with limited visitation. A few tickets are available in advance on line and the rest are sold at a central ticket office for that day only. Monday is the ...
... 8217;s block of oak a foot thick. It is probably 900 years old. The tables in the kitchens have slots in the ends for swords and the chapels still have some of the brightly colored paint on the walls. We are able to climb the stairs to the top of the keep 490 feet above the river for stunning views of the countryside. We are told the current owner actually lives here. What a lovely day.
Wednesday is market day in ...
We spent last night in a more modern hotel near the railway station at Cahors. We didn't arrive until after seven thirty. So it was straight up to our rooms with the bags and then off into the old part of two to have some much needed dinner, as we had missed lunch completely. Enjoyable dinner where I had steak and the others had fish, steak tarter etc all quite nice ..actually We spent the next morning looking around Cahors.. Very nice old town ...
... perfect for a good soak. Conques is certainly one of the most beautiful towns I have ever seen. Nestled on the side of the cliff with a Romaneque Church, lots and lots of houses all built terraced up the hill. Many vantage points to take on the wonders of nature merging with the creations of man..how they built these building of such beauty SO so long ago one can't imagine.. Our hotel had a lovely our door ...