Monthly Archives: September 2010

Flavigny sur Ozerain — No Chocolate.

This austere church was a centerpiece of the movie Chocolate with Juliet Binoche, which was filmed in Flavigny sur Ozerain not far from Fontenay Abbey and our rental cottage in Semur-en-Auxois. There were winding streets with ancient houses. There were … Continue reading

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Going Medieval: Chateauneuf-en-Auxois

We visited Chateauneuf-en-Auxois because we always liked the gorgeous view of the castle from the toll road. We went there on Fete National – July 14th, which the French do not like people to call Bastille Day — and we … Continue reading

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Vaux-le-Vicomte – Our Last Chateau

Vaux-le-Vicomte is our last chateau — oh I am sure we will stumble across another on our travels and look in, but we will probably not again build a day around seeking out a chateau to visit.  We have driven … Continue reading

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