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.

Sunday 22 November 2020

Another blu-sky autumn view

thanks Ali K-B

Thursday 19 November 2020

The statue at the entrance to the parc & the restored Dôme in autumn.

Statue of the Cardinal-Duc by Ramey, formerly on the Pont Louis XVI in Paris

An autumnal view of the 'Dôme'; last remnant of the former château de Richelieu.


Wednesday 11 November 2020

The parc de Richelieu in autumnal Covid-19 Lockdown


From the cross-axis point back to the town

Up a wind swept side allée

Next to the former castle site, looking West

A walkway bridge under the plane trees

Along the main canal

The newly restored 'Dôme', a former manège hall

thanks Jane, Malachy amd Ali