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28 February 2014

10 new flood markers set up in Orleans

Action taken to inform the public and raise awareness of flood risks now includes the placing of 10 new flood markers designed to keep the memories of past floods alive – an addition to the 40 or so historical markers already in place in the Orleans flood-risk area.

28 February 2014

36 “windows on the Loire” in the Blois agglomeration

Committed to a major landscaping initiative and to promotion of the Loire and its UNESCO World Heritage landscapes, Agglopolys has come up with a list of “windows on the Loire” – vista clearings to be improved or created along the river’s banks.

28 February 2014

Loir cruises starting in 2015

CroisiEurope, European leader in the river cruise sector, will be organising cruises between Saint-Nazaire and Bouchemaine aboard a new style of boat inspired by paddle-wheel technology.

28 February 2014

ReNom: a peregrination through the works of Rabelais and Ronsard

On the occasion of an inauguration ceremony held on 6 February 2014, the Bibliothèques Virtuelles Humanistes (BVH – Humanist Virtual Libraries) team from the Centre d'Etudes Supérieur de la Renaissance (CESR – Centre for Higher Renaissance Studies) and Tours’ Laboratoire d'Informatique (LI – Comp...

27 February 2014

12th Animated Film Residency and writing grants

Fontevraud Abbey offers residencies to animated-film creators wishing to carry out initial writing (scripts, graphic studies and storyboards) on individual short- or feature-film projects. Whatever their nationality, selected candidates are awarded a creativity grant for a stay of no less than on...

30 January 2014

Celebration of the 500th anniversary of the death of Anne of Brittany

2014 is the five hundredth anniversary of the death of one of the most prestigious queens of France. The memory and the figure of the last duchess of Brittany who was twice Queen of France will be showcased through a cultural programme organised along the Loire, the Centre region and the Pays de...

29 January 2014

A big detour...along rivers

As part of International Water Year, since the Summer of 2013 Marine Ernoult et Laurent Rigaux have been creating a reportage on the ecological and social problems of river ecosystems, through portraits of 9 emblematic rivers. Laureate of the Paris Young Adventurers, The Association Un Grand Déto...

29 January 2014

Tours along the tramway

The service of heritage promotion in Tours has just published the brochure "Laissez-vous conter Tours au fil du tramway" (Take in Tours on the tramway), an invitation to travel through the city along the tramway tracks. It is available on the City of Tours website, in the town hall and nearby to...

29 January 2014

Call for projects "Les Echapées de la Loire à Vélo" (Getaways of the Loire by Bike)

The Centre region has launched a call for projects among the municipalities and parties involved in cyclotourism in the Centre region. In 2014, "Les Echapées de la Loire à Vélo" will take place between 1 June and 30 September. Each person who presents a project can choose his/her date for a true...

29 January 2014

Census of geological sites of the Centre region

Managed by the DREAL Centre, the inventory of geological heritage of the Centre region became involved in 2013. This initiative will enable it to be recognised, like the biological heritage, as part of the regional natural heritage. Associations, groups and individuals can take part by highlighti...

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