Château de Brissac (1)

So many castles here, public or private, small or big, if you want to visit, you are spoiled for choice.

This is a private big one.

Brissac is a family owned chateau, owned by the same family since 26 May 1502, date of purchase of the domain of Brissac by René de Cossé, a gentleman from Angers.  His descendants, the Marquis and the Marquise still live in the Chateau with their four children. 

Let’s look at its outside first.

front
back
river
trees
stairs
entrance

April 2019.

Jardin du Luxembourg (3)

Luxembourg Garden is belong to the French Senate, 21 hectares of its 23 hectares is open to the public.

palace luxembourg – main pool – garden
palace luxembourg – french senate
luxembourg garden overlook
children play in the main pool
la reine mathilde

Matilda of Flanders (La Reine Mathilde 1031 -1083) was Queen of England from 1066 to 1083, by marriage to William the Conqueror.

April 2019.