St. Jean de Cole
south west France, Perigueux.

Aquitaine, France

france limoges
The Old Mill Pool

france st. jean de cole chateau
The Chateau

The village has won the prestigeous title of "finest roofs in France"

Renowned as one of France's the most beautiful villages.

Saint Jean de Cole
is a small and picturesque village with a castle, a large church, a priory, and beautifully shaped stone bridge
over a lovely stretch of river, lots of colombage (half-timbered houses).

The Chateau de la Marthonie, is a functional and attractive castle which sits on one side of the main square.
Dating back to the 12th century although most of the present buiding is 15th century reconstruction, with a 17th century wing.

st. jean de cole church
St. Jean de Cole, Church
france st. jean de cole street
Small street leading to the square

The church in the square of Saint-Jean-de-Cole, has a particularly unique design in Perigord.Moving along from the square past
the stone houses is the river and its bridge. The bridge over the river is a beautiful arched, stone bridge dating from
the Middle Ages and has a picturesque of the village. the river Cole gently wids its way along the side of the village.

The houses in the village are reminiscent of the Cotswolds, with many having the traditional tiled rooves of the region.
Many of the 'colombage' houses date from medieval times.

Every year during the weekend nearest the 8th of May St Jean de Cole has a flower festival (Les Floralies).
Over a hundred exhibitors show and sell plants and garden products. It is a very colourful event and a interesting time to see the village.

st. jean de cole alley
Street from the square
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These are our sites that may be of interest from an artistic point of view Cornwater fine art view.
The world renowned wildlife artist David Shepherd view
and of particular interest to those travelling in France, Russell Flint view.
This site shows work by the northern British artist L.S. Lowry view and to return to the home page, click see here.

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