Discover Chartres

Chartres topics of interest and background information to help you learn more about it

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Free things to see and do in Chartres

A French-Argentinian couple need help restoring their 16C farm to run it as a B&B via Helpx (Photo courtesy of Helpx)

Free things to see and do in France

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Art and architecture in France

Louis XVI, King of France and Navarre (1754-1793), wearing his grand royal costume in 1779 (painted 1789) by Antoine-François Callet, hanging in Versailles (Photo Public Domain)

From the Gauls to De Gaulle, a brief primer on French history

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The mysteries of the metric system

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Wine in France