Rory Ramsden – Luxury French Property Finder & Buyer's Agent in south west France
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Château de Saint Mesmin: Step into the Middle Ages in the Deux-Sèvres

You can see what the Middle Ages might have been like at least to some extent. This is fascinating and is a great educational opportunity. Many people are interested in history and want to see how others lived. This is a good chance for that without too much inconvenience. Seeing it firsthand is a much better way to learn than just reading because you can truly get the feel of a place and a time this way.

Key Takeaways:

  • In the springtime, the fields of the Deux-Sèvres in western France are an amazing interwoven of rich green and splendid yellow colza.
  • Guests chuckling over yard recreations and bows and arrows; others sniffing the herbs in the vegetable garden; has in period ensemble spilling medieval insider facts.
  • Over the Easter end of the week, various fun workshops were organized kids painting stenciled eggs with the plant-based colors utilized as a part of the Middle Ages.

“A recent visit over the Easter weekend had me marvelling– yet again– at France’s painstaking preservation of cultural patrimony, understanding and preserving its importance for future generations.”

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About the Author Rory

Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.

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