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  • Author:
    MARCUS BINNEY
  • ISBN:
    0670836559
  • ISBN13:
    978-0670836550
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    VIKING; First Edition edition (1992)
  • Pages:
    160 pages
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    Europe
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While the Loire Valley chateau are its main calling card, the region is also a fine gastronomy and wine destination.

Why Book With Us? 10 Reasons to Choose Us. Handpicking our Villas. While the Loire Valley chateau are its main calling card, the region is also a fine gastronomy and wine destination. It isn’t known as the garden of France for no reason: Anjou’s orchards are responsible for plums and pears; Sancerre’s vineyards for its crisp Sauvignon blancs; Touraine for its local chèvre fermier (farm-produced goats’ cheese). The westernmost city of the Loire, Nantes is the gateway to the Atlantic coast and has a medieval old quarter and emerging cultural scene on its lively quays. In between the two, Angers is a vibrant town where old and new collide.

Along the banks of the Loire and its tributaries is the greatest concentration of chateaux in all France

Along the banks of the Loire and its tributaries is the greatest concentration of chateaux in all France. In this landscape ancient fortresses stand high above the rivers and countless towers and turrets are reflected in the surrounding moats. The chateaux were built over many centuries by feudal lords, kings and queens, courtiers, financiers and landowners and the architecture is correspondingly varied.

Photography remains the lifeblood of the magazine, and it has built up an unrivalled archive of architectural photographs of some of the finest houses in Western Europe. Great Houses of Europe" brings together a collection of over 200 colour and black-and-white photographs by the master of natural-light photography, "Country Life" photographer Alex Starkey.

Marcus Binney, CBE (b. 21 September 1944) is a British architectural historian and author. He is best known for his conservation work regarding Britain's heritage. Marcus Hugh Crofton Binney is the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Francis Crofton Simms MC and his wife, Sonia (née Beresford Whyte)

Along the banks of the Loire and its tributaries is the greatest concentration of chateaux in all France. In this landscape ancient fortresses stand high above the rivers and countless towers and turrets are reflected in the surrounding moats. The chateaux were built over many centuries by feudal lords, kings and queens, courtiers, financiers and landowners and the architecture is correspondingly varied. An introduction analyzes the differing architectural styles and describes their historical and social background.