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      Free things to see and do in the Loire Valley

       
      This house in Normandy was looking for someone to watch the chickens and pet sheep for a couple of weeks (Photo courtesy of mindmyhouse.com)

      Free things to see and do in France

       
      12C Romanesque frescoes in the Chapelle des Moines at the Abbaye de Cluny in Berzé-la-Ville (Photo by Uknown)

      Art and architecture in France

       
      Louis XIV, King of France (1702) by Hyacinthe Rigaud, hanging in Versailles (Photo Public Domain)

      From the Gauls to De Gaulle, a brief primer on French history

       
       (Photo by Tom Page)

      The mysteries of the metric system

       
       (Photo by Neville Nel)

      Wine in France