Four main topics
Pictures of Saintonge
(listen our local language)
GOULEBENÉZE our famous bard.
(local folk songs and dances)
ROMANESQUE ART in SAINTONGE
is the part of the Charente-Maritime department located between the Charente river and the Gironde and which extends to the ANGOUMOIS. A very famous region known for its Romanesque churches XII th, its fortifications of Vauban, its sites Gallo-Roman, its seafoods, oysters , wines, pineau, cognac and its sunny springs summer and fall.
This site received a prize medal from the "Académie de Saintonge " October 2006
I thank Mr Jacques DASSIÉ from the Académie de SAINTONGE who introduced me.
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Wonderfull CHARENTE-MARITIME by Christian Gensbeitel. Ed.Ouest-France
Local Editors in SAINTONGE
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______Last update dec 2009______