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We hope soon to offer a film-
We have two excellent grand pianos in our music-
Charlieu offers many possibilities for architectural drawing, from the eleventh century to the present day. A landscape artist could spend a lifetime in the surrounding countryside, with its woods and hills, its valleys and streams, its two rivers, the Sornin and the Loire, and the distant Monts de la Madeleine.
Charlieu, Bourges, Orange and Avignon
Charlieu was a thriving town in Roman times: Carus Locus, beloved place. In the eleventh century it was one of the first towns to be affected by the remarkable reforms that spread throughout Christendom from nearby Cluny, whose Benedictine abbey, with its distinctive hexagonal tower, determined the architectural style of the thousands of churches and monasteries that were built between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries.
Charlieu's abbaye has a beautifully decorated Romanesque arch. Many of the half-
On one day during the ten-
Tennis and swimming
The Summer School has the use of tennis-
English and Arts Courses
The European School of Arts and Languages at Oxford
The Summer School at Charlieu: