Things to see and do - Annonay
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Annonay Travel guide
Annonay : Michelin's recommendations
In a depression in the Vivarois plateau, a town famous for its innovators ...Some have remained anonymous: those who, taking advantage of the exceptional quality of the water of the River Deûme and River Cance, set up taweries and tanneries on the river banks in the Middle Ages.
Tourist attractions Annonay : Things to see and do
15 r. Jean-Baptiste-Béchetoille F - 07100 Annonay
Apart from the Montgolfier brothers and Marc Seguin (a model of his locomotive, 1828), we should mention the Seguin brothers who developed the rotary aircraft motor, the Gnôme, in 1908 - and the reconstitution of a traditional Vivarois kitchen.
r. Boissy-d'Anglas F - 07100 Annonay
A Gothic building, the remains of a priory founded in 1320 by a citizen of Annonay, Guy of Trachin. What did this fine fellow look like? You can see his bust above the North porch.
pl. de la Libération F - 07100 Annonay
Their statues have been erected on this square at the entrance to old Annonay. Among them, the Montgolfier brothers and Marc Seguin (1786-1875), the inventor of the tubular steam-engine boiler. And for those who are indifferent to these innovators, t..