Things to see and do - La Rochefoucauld
La Rochefoucauld :
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La Rochefoucauld Travel guide
La Rochefoucauld : Michelin's recommendations
The castle and half-timbered houses of La Rochefoucauld are full of character, but the town is, in actual fact, famous for its "charentaises" (slippers). It was in the time of Louis XIV that their production began as a cottage industry using left-over fabric. The slippers' success was such that they even found their way into court.
Tourist attractions La Rochefoucauld : Things to see and do
The castle, largely remodelled in the 16C, still belongs to the illustrious La Rochefoucauld family. The arcades around the magnificent main courtyard evoke Renaissance Italy. Note the spiral staircase and elegant vaulting, as well as Marguerite of A..