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The next Rendezvous of the Loire Valley World Heritage will be held on Tuesday 25 November at the Tours International Conference Centre, from 9:45am to 5:30pm. These meetings, nowadays organised every two years by Mission Val de Loire, are a unique chance to bring together all stakeholders involved and to talk about each one's present situation.
A new statue, a piece by the artist Anny Barrois (1944-2013), will be erected on 18 October 2014 at the "Grave of Saint Gatien", at the corner of rues Alleron and Georges-Courteline, which, according to tradition, is the place where the first bishop of Tours was buried around the year 300.
Since the beginning of September 2014, the Château de Sully has been home to 43 pieces of furniture on loan from the Mobilier National for at least five years. Benjamin Fendler, manager of the château, requested this loan in 2012 to continue the work initiated 10 years ago to bring the château back to life, with restoration works and investments from the Loiret General Council.
In September 2014, two new publications were added to the Inventory of cultural heritage in the Centre Region: "Peupeur sur la viville" (urban heritage of the town of Blois) and "Le risque du péril dangereux" (Chartres Cathedral).
From 15 to 19 September the series "les visages du village" showcased Chalonnes-sur-Loire and its inhabitants in the 1:30pm news. With the "Portraits de Rue" project by Groupe Artistique Alice, director and photographer Denis Rochard traverses France in his lorry-cum-studio, meeting inhabitants, taking pictures of them and putting the photographs up on the walls of their villages.
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09 October 2014

"World Heritage Mediation" training

The Association for World Heritage Properties in France organised the first "World Heritage Mediation" national training session at the Abbey of Saint Michael’s Mount from 29 September to 1st October 2014, upon invitation from the Centre for National Monuments and in collaboration with Mission Va...

09 October 2014

2014 Rendezvous of the Loire Valley

The next Rendezvous of the Loire Valley World Heritage will be held on Tuesday 25 November at the Tours International Conference Centre, from 9:45am to 5:30pm. These meetings, nowadays organised every two years by Mission Val de Loire, are a unique chance to bring together all stakeholders involv...

08 October 2014

Statue of the grave of Saint Gatien

A new statue, a piece by the artist Anny Barrois (1944-2013), will be erected on 18 October 2014 at the "Grave of Saint Gatien", at the corner of rues Alleron and Georges-Courteline, which, according to tradition, is the place where the first bishop of Tours was buried around the year 300.

06 October 2014

Mobilier National at the Château de Sully

Since the beginning of September 2014, the Château de Sully has been home to 43 pieces of furniture on loan from the Mobilier National for at least five years. Benjamin Fendler, manager of the château, requested this loan in 2012 to continue the work initiated 10 years ago to bring the château ba...

06 October 2014

Project to create a Protected Agricultural Zone (ZAP) in Amboise

Public consultation on this project will take place at Amboise town hall from 2pm on Wednesday 1st October up to and including 4:30pm on Friday 31 October 2014. Throughout the consultation, the public will be able to read the file at Amboise town hall as well as on the website of the town hall (w...

01 October 2014

The Banks of the Loire

People still sail along the river even though it hasn’t been navigable upstream of Ponts-de-Cé since 1957, and its banks are becoming increasingly populous, with farmers, fishermen and bargees being joined by riverside inhabitants and ever-growing numbers of tourists, for whom their outstanding l...

25 September 2014

Reconstruction in the Loire Valley

Post-1945 building reconstruction has determined the urban and architectural physiognomy of Loire towns to a large extent. From September 2014 and throughout 2015, cultural and professional events are being held with guided tours, professional training courses, conferences and exhibitions to furt...

25 September 2014

New "Insolvable Mysterious Mysteries"

In September 2014, two new publications were added to the Inventory of cultural heritage in the Centre Region: "Peupeur sur la viville" (urban heritage of the town of Blois) and "Le risque du péril dangereux" (Chartres Cathedral).

25 September 2014

Chalonnes sur Loire on France 2 news

From 15 to 19 September the series "les visages du village" showcased Chalonnes-sur-Loire and its inhabitants in the 1:30pm news. With the "Portraits de Rue" project by Groupe Artistique Alice, director and photographer Denis Rochard traverses France in his lorry-cum-studio, meeting inhabitants,...

25 September 2014

SCoT hikes in the Loiret

As part of drafting the SCoT in Pays Sologne Val Sud, Orléans Forest - Loire Valley and Loire Beauce, these "SCoT tours", organised in September, with the goal of promoting - in a friendly way - the exchange of experiences which are interesting or exemplary of the region, on the theme of planning...

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