A reception was held yesterday at the Château de Villandry where the paintings of Alan Halliday we exhibited. The subjects were mainly inspired by the people, gardens and architecture of Touraine. Villandry lies about 15 miles from the cité idéale of Richelieu.
Asserted by some as 'the most beautiful garden in the world'!
The Abbé Henri took a stroll afterwards in the famous garden and took these snaps from the gravel terrace walk.
He was struck by the distant garden pavilion
but in some ways his favourite part was the empty 'minerale' parterre below...