The topics of this blog are Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Duke of Richelieu, and the IDEAL CITY built on his command next to his magnificent CHÂTEAU on the borders of Touraine, Anjou and Poitou, in France.

Wednesday, 20 June 2007

Les Fêtes du Cardinal 13-14-15 July 2007

For the Bastille Day holiday, 13, 14 and 15 July the town has organised a weekend of events. They will centre around the opening of the relaid town square, la place du Marché, after the expenditure, it is said, of €2 million. The town's folk hope the local taxes don't rise too far, and that the tourists flock in to see the works.
The annual Wine Fair, a Exhibition of Bentleys and Rolls-Royces, genealogy of local families and interestingly of local buildings, 17 century theatre pieces and much more, particularly for children.......

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