Le Claux de Serignac
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... br> On Saturday night we returned to the pretty town of Saint Antonin Noble Val where they have a cinema that shows original version movies with French subtitles. They were showing "Paddington" a movie about the book of "Paddington Bear". It was a great family movie which we all enjoyed. The cinema is fairly small and we think that of the 30 people that were there, they would have all been English. It was quite nice to hear conversations around us being ...
... for all of us and we really enjoyed walking through the town and finding the spots where certain scenes were filmed. The Tourist Office had a map especially marked with the locations which assisted in finding the right spots. At each location we had to take photo's replicating the scene in the movie, and the highlight was one we took of Kate and Roy embracing in the street. We still have no idea how we got them to agree to it!
... much of the Chateau remains, with only the west wing still standing, it shows how grand the building must have been in its heyday. The Chateau was completed in 1535 and was built by Jacques Ricard Gourdon de Genouillac who wanted to build the Chateau on the site of the manor where he was born. The Chateau fell into disrepair and was sold off for demolition in 1768, with a local family buying the west wing in 1786, saving it from demolition. In 1901 it was ...
... for defensive reasons. The town is something to behold and it is hard to describe in words your first impressions when you are driving along the valley below near the river and round a bend and then straight above you is this magnificent medieval town. The weather was cold and cloudy, but it did not stop us from getting out and exploring.
We are so glad we have decided to come in winter as the town was so quiet and peaceful and we think we saw only ...
... on it and is built with defence of the city in mind. There is a carved devil on top of one of the towers which is believed to be a reminder that the devil had a hand in the building of it! The bridge is claimed to be the best preserved, most representative medieval bridge in France.
The other highlight was the Cathedral of St Etienne. The Cathedral has not one but two large cupolas and is ...