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May 23, 2009 - Vendome and Montoire

After a promising start to the day the clouds began to roll in. We went into the old part of town which is domintated by the church of La Trinité (12th-15th C.), with a richly decorated facade. The church has beautiful stained glass and 15th- 16th C. choir-stalls. There is also a relic of a Renaissance church which was pulled down in 1857 and also the Chapelle du Lycée (1452). The buildings of the former abbey now house the Municipal Museum. We then climbed the hill overlooking the town. Located here are the remnants of the castle of the...

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