Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Talmont-sur-Gironde and its Sainte-Radegonde church

Talmont-sur-Gironde is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France.

The village is a member of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (“The most beautiful villages of France”) association.

Former bastide founded by the King of England and Duke of Aquitaine, Edward I in 1284, this small town camped on a …

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Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

Le Grand Blockhaus in Batz-sur-Mer, part of the Nazi Atlantic Wall

The Museum of Le Grand Blockhaus in Batz-sur-Mer, France.

The Atlantic Wall was an extensive system of coastal defences and fortifications built by Nazi Germany between 1942 and 1944, along the coast of continental Europe and Scandinavia as a defence against an anticipated Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe from the United Kingdom, during World War II. …

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The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Fouras and its fortifications

Fouras, also known as Fouras-les-Bains, (Fr. Fouras-les-Bains) is a commune in the Charente-Maritime department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in southwestern France. It lies 34 km south of La Rochelle and 20 km west of Rochefort.

Facing the Charente archipelago and having an almost central geographical location on the coast of Charente-Maritime, Fouras extends over a peninsula. It …

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