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 Loir-et-Cher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Loir-et-Cher is part of the current region of Centre (Val de Loire) and is surrounded by the départements of Eure-et-Loir, Loiret, Cher, Indre, Indre-et-Loire, and Sarthe.
Its main waterways are the rivers Cher and the Loire on which the town of Blois, the préfecture (capital) of the département, is situated.
It was created from parts of the former provinces of Orléanais and Touraine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Loir-et-Cher   (160 words)

The semy field signifies that the origin of the commune dates from Imperial Rome; the two bendlets sinister are the Rivers Cher and Sauldre; the inescutcheon indicates the geographical position, that is to the north-west of the commune, of Villedieu, a fief of the Templars(72).
D'azur à trois porcs-épics d'or, 2 et 1.
The tower is a representation of the local château drawn with the typical trapezoid French roof and the turret on the side; the torch symbolises the largest natural gas reserve in Europe; and the barrel and fish denote viticulture and fishing respectively(50).
www.briantimms.com /chf/08centre.htm   (10220 words)

 Holiday apartments, villas, houses, cottages in Loir-et-Cher, Val de Loire
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Gite and bed and breakfast in the vineyards of the Loire Valley
In the heart of 'the Castles of Loire', friendly and family house
www.holiday-rentals.com /index.cfm/fa/find.squery/reg_refno/213   (318 words)

Beauce - Beauce, region, in Orléanais, N France, in the Paris Basin, between the Seine and Loir...
The Loire River near the town of Blois.
Orléanais - Orléanais, region and former province, N central France, on both sides of the Loire River.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0830178.html   (123 words)

 Molineuf, Loir-et-Cher, FRANCE
It makes a detour towards Orchaise, then meanders from Orchaise to Chouzy through Molineuf, then on to Vouvray where it finally joins the Loire.
This river winds its way through fields of wheat in the Beauce region until it reaches the wineries that cover the hillsides overlooking the Loire, the gateway to the Touraine region.
In the first instance, religious wars were to blame, and then the king and his court, preferring Paris, abandoned the Loire Valley for good.
www.molineuf.fr /English/hist.htm   (1592 words)

 M. Keem. Réponse régionale à la crise nationale :  Le refoulement d'étrangers du Loir-et-Cher 1932 - 1939.
Plusieurs journaux et notamment "l'Entreprise" ont publié l'annonce ci-dessous "on demande de 12 à 16 compagnons cimentiers italiens pour béton armé aux changer des silos à blé à Binas (Loir et Cher) "......
It included a general table entitled Nombre de chômeurs francais et étrangers, a second one named Nombre d'ouvriers étrangers employés dans le départment, and then two tables describing Moyens employés pour combattre le chômage divided up according to whether they were Initiatives privées or Mesures prises par les autorités et les collectivités publiques.
J'ai de la peine à voir tant de chômeurs qui meurent de faim et qu'à l'entreprise GIRARDON il y a 14 ou 15 ouvrières et deux polonais aux ateliers de chargement à Michenon.
barthes.ens.fr /clio/revues/AHI/articles/preprints/keem.html   (8267 words)

Cher (18) - Capital: Bourges, Eure-et-Loir (28) - Capital: Chartres, Indre (36) - Capital:
- Capital of Indre et Loire, Tours is the main university town of the region and is also a major scientific centre.
Then there are the tributaries of the Loire - Cher and Indre and the Creuse
www.gitesandmore.co.uk /Centre.htm   (637 words)

 Eure-et-Loir (Department, France)
The General Council of Eure-et-Loir flies, along the French national flag, a green flag with the logotype of the General Council occupying almost the full width of the flag.
It is made of the full name of the departement, with the et (and) symbolized by an ampersand (and) made of wheat ears.
The department is named after the rivers Eure (225 km), tributary of the Seine, and Loir (311 km), tributary of the Sarthe.
flagspot.net /flags/fr-28.html   (176 words)

 Search Results for "Eure-et-Loir"
...Paris Basin, between the Seine and Loir rivers.
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/65search?query=Eure-et-Loir   (197 words)

 Circuits vélos en Loire Valley
The Loire river by bike from Blois : tour for initiated riders along the north and south bank of the Loire, from Beaugency to Amboise via Chambord, Blois and Chaumont-sur-Loire.
Mountain biking on the Loir hillside: 5 way-marked tours (loops of 13, 16, 17, 21 and 30 km).
Tours make you go through the château de Valençay, the river Cher, the Valençay wine area....
www.lvo.com /GB/TOURISME/VELO/VELOC.HTML   (1028 words)

 tourist information on Loir-et-Cher France
Set between the rivers Loire and Cher - home to deer, eels, carp & pike.
For a map of the Loir et Cher area Click Here
This is the place for the Grand Chateaux Tour including the Chateau de Cheverny and the Chateau de Chaumont with its superb views of the Loire.
www.justtourfrance.com /centre/Loir-et-Cher.asp?area=Loir-et-Cher&county=Centre   (246 words)

 Loir-et-Cher Photos
Gardens of the Bishop's palace with sight on the houses of the city, bridge and the Loire river
Castle, houses of the city and the Loire river
View on the roofs of the city, bridge and the Loire river
www.france-voyage.com /english/photos/photos_dep.php?depnum=41   (424 words)

 tourist information on Blois France
Conveniently located hotel on the banks of the Loire, close to the famous cstle of the Loire Valley Reasonably priced accommodation, ideally situated as a base for exploring the Loire region,....
This XVIIth century mansion is an ideal base from which to appreciate the Loires castles and ancient surroundings....
Blois is situated right in the heart of some of the Loire's finest chateaux including Chambord, Cheverny and Chaumont.
www.justtourfrance.com /centre/town.asp?town=Blois&area=Loir-et-Cher&county=Centre   (685 words)

 Noyers-sur-cher in Loir-et-cher, France
The house is situated in the Loire Valley, and you will be spoilt for choice with many beautiful châteaux, a superb zoo with lovely walking and cycling countryside close by.
This spacious house is on the edge of the village and within 5 minutes drive of the River Cher with indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
Tours is 60km to the east of Noyes-sur-Cher, and the lovely medieval town of St. Aignan with its numerous restaurants and bars is also within a short drive.
www.bookcottages.com /cottages/100-W12194-noyers-sur-cher.htm   (196 words)

After the Revolution it was re-established by the Concordat of 1802, when it included the Departments of Loiret and Loir et Cher, but in 1822 Loir et Cher was included in the new Diocese of Blois.
To St. Euspicius and his nephew St. Mesmin (Maximinus), Clovis also gave the domain of Micy, near Orléans at the confluence of the Loire and the Loiret, for a monastery (508).
The charitable deeds of St. Louis at Puiseaux, Châteauneuf-sur-Loire, and Orléans, where he was present at the translation of the relics of St. Aignan (26 October, 1259), and where he frequently went to care for the poor of the Hôtel Dieu, are well known.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11318b.htm   (1668 words)

 Bed and Breakfast loir et cher in the Loire Valley, France
Bed and Breakfast loir et cher in the Loire Valley, France
Guest house in an old renovated house closed in with stone walls, in the middle of the country side, in the heart of the Loire Castles region.15 km from Blois.
Six bedrooms, 3 epis "prestige", in an XVIIIth century residence at walking distance from Cheverny castle.
www.bonadresse.com /zap_departement/achdep41.htm   (68 words)

 Blois (Municipality, Loir-et-Cher, France)
50,000 inhabitants, préfecture of the department of Loir-et-Cher, located on the river Loire, and is one of the main centers of asparagus production in France.
Their bodies were burned and their ashes thrown away into the river Loire.
Henri III is said to have given Guise's body a slap in the face and to have said 'My God, he looks even taller dead than alive.' Next day, Cardinal of Lorraine, Guise's brother, was murdered in his jail.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/fr-41-bl.html   (798 words)

Chenonceaux - Chenonceaux, village, Indre-et-Loire dept., W central France, in Touraine, on the Cher River.
Cher, river, France - Cher, river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in the Massif Central and flowing generally NW across...
Cher, department, France - Cher, department (1990 pop.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0154699.html   (133 words)

 Holiday cottage round the World, World - French farm cottage in Loire Valley
You are here: World > Europe > France > Val de Loire > Loir-et-Cher > Property 17477
Many of the famous Chateaux are easily reached with the beautiful Chenonceau which stradles the river cher being only six kilometres away.
From the garden of the property there are footpaths down to the river Cher where one can walk its banks into the fine old town of Montrichard.
www.holiday-rentals.com /France/Val-de-Loire/holiday-cottage-Loir-et-Cher/p17477.htm   (418 words)

 Centre, Loire Valley Departements and Cities
They are Cher [18], Eure-et-Loir [28], Indre [36], Indre-et-Loire [37], Loir-et-Cher [41] and Loiret [45].
Alphabetized lists of towns and villages [with population], with a link to each location's tourist office for phone, fax and address
www.french-at-a-touch.com /French_Regions/Centre/centre_depts_cities.htm   (418 words)

 Villa Huisseau sur Cosson: Villas Rentals Huisseau sur Cosson Loire Valley - Loir et Cher.
Loire Valley - Loir et Cher - France
Villa Huisseau sur Cosson: Villas Rentals Huisseau sur Cosson Loire Valley - Loir et Cher.
villas Loire Valley Loir et Cher holiday villa Loire Valley Loir et Cher bed and breakfast accommodation france
www.homelidays.com /EN-Holidays-Rental/130_Ads/AdSheet.asp?PK=7930   (396 words)

 Loir-et-cher villas. Find Loir-et-cher apartments, 2 bedroom cottages and gîtes in Loir-et-cher. Your guide to Loir-et-cher, France accommodation.
La Maison Rouge, Pontlevoy, Loir et Cher, Loir-et-cher
Scroll down the page for 2 bedroom Loir-et-cher gites or click on the links below for gites in Loir-et-cher with a smaller or larger number of bedrooms.
This cosy little stone cottage is in the heart of the château and vineyard country of this much sought after part of the Loire Valley.
www.bookcottages.com /loir-et-cher.htm   (156 words)

 Loir-et-Cher Vacation Rentals villa - Experience True French Country Living
Accommodation and Amenities for the villa in Loire Valley, France
Experience true French country living at this gated, 2 story farmhouse, overlooking the Cosson River in Loire Valley, 90 minutes from Paris.
Rental Rates for the villa in Loire Valley, France
www.cyberrentals.com /index.cfm?fa=dummy2.iisrewrite&originalPath=FRA/RobiFRNW.html   (148 words)

 Loire Valley Vacation Rentals, Loire Valley Rentals, Condos, cabins, villas, cottages and vacation homes, Indre-et-Loire & Loir-et-Cher, France
Loire Valley Condos, cabins, villas, cottages and vacation homes in Indre-et-Loire & Loir-et-Cher France are an affordable vacation lodging option and are perfect for family vacations, group travel, weddings, honeymoons and family reunions or anytime you want more space than a hotel room affords.
Pet friendly Loire Valley Vacation Rentals are the best vacation lodging option for traveling with pets.
Loire Valley Vacation Rentals features Condos, cabins, villas, cottages and vacation homes in France.
www.cyberrentals.com /index.cfm/fa/find.squery/reg_refno/375   (202 words)

 Property for sale in France, Centre, Loir-et-Cher - Primelocation
A beautiful apartment in excellent condition, within a Chateau built at the end of the 18th century set in 10 hectares of parkland.
- We at the Loire office pride ourselves on finding the best properties for our clients and we feel that our portfolio of properties is second to none.
Pond life - If you are looking for a substantial property with commanding views over the countryside and a lovely large pond at the bottom of the garden then read on.
www.primelocation.com /international-property/browse/all/sales/france/centre/loir-et-cher   (572 words)

 Fraternity among the French Peasantry - Cambridge University Press
Sociability and Voluntary Associations in the Loire Valley, 1815—1914
www.cambridge.org /catalogue/catalogue.asp?ISBN=0521642132   (314 words)

 Tourism in France the department Loir-et-Cher , Loire Valley
Blessed by the Kings who chose it to build their most beautiful Loire Châteaux, the Loir-et-Cher benefits from a privileged setting a stone's throw from Paris.
Tourism in France the department Loir-et-Cher, Loire Valley
UNESCO has placed the Loire Valley on the world heritage list for its cultural landscape.
www.chambordcountry.com /UK   (125 words)

 Touraine - Psychology Central
Traversed by the Loire and its tributaries the Cher, the Indre and the Vienne, the Touraine makes up a part of the Paris Basin.
The TGV, which connects Tours with Paris in less than an hour, has made the Touraine a place of residence for people who work in the capital but seek a different quality of life.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Touraine   (410 words)

 Loir-et-Cher (Department, France)
Bordering departments: Cher, Eure-et-Loir, Indre, Indre-et-Loire, Loiret, Sarthe
The department is named after the rivers Loir (311 km), tributary of Sarthe, and Cher (350 km), tributary of Loire.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/fr-41.html   (40 words)

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