Le Manoir de la Possonnière (41),France.

Next to Montoire sur le Loir, in Couture sur le Loir, you should go and visit the Manoir de la Possonnière.

This is the birthplace of  Pierre de Ronsard in 1524. He stayed there untill he turned 12 years old and became a “page” for the son of the king.

He became as well a famous poet in the Renaissance period of the French history. Continue reading

In the nice city of Chateaudun, visit the Château (28), France.

10636947_10205191395493944_8162006551661708115_oMost visits to Chateaudun will start with the castle. Although the chateau has existed here since the 12 th century, and part of the structure dates from that time. A great deal of modifications took place in the 15 th and the a6 th centuries. These transforded the chateau from having defensive role to being a more comfortable place for living in. Continue reading