Road Trip To Anjou And Poitou Region

The castle of Angers was commissioned by the French king Louis IX (better know under the name of Saint Louis ) It was a formidable fortress with its 17 towers made of schist and limestone ! Those fortifications stretch for almost 500 m ! The castle of ANgers  houses the famous tapestry of the Apocalyse ; it was woven during the 14th C. It is  the oldest medieval tapestry in France !

 

the shipwreck

 

 Located just 10 miles SW of the city of ANgers,the charming little village of Savennières,quite celebrated for its white wines made from Chenin grapes .

the Romanesque church of Savennières.

 

 The wine of Savennières is an dry white wine ,made from Chenin blanc grapes  ! 

café at Savennières -Le Chenin

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