Thursday, 3 January 2013

The Castle of Fontenelle





















Fontenelle Castle was built on the town's current Chanteloup-en-Brie is located in the department of Seine-et-Marne.


In the thirteenth century, there is already a fief dependent Fontenelle Abbey Lagny-sur-Marne. The castle belonged to Cartier, who later became Cartier-Bresson, industrial manufacture of cotton yarn. It is Fontenelle was born in 1908, the photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson. The portrait of his grandfather, Henri Cartier adorns the castle. Monsignor Roncalli, the future Pope John XXIII, stayed in 1952 during his Nunciature in Paris.
In the thirteenth century, there is already a fief dependent Fontenelle Abbey Lagny-sur-Marne. The castle belonged to Cartier, who later became Cartier-Bresson, industrial manufacture of cotton yarn. It is Fontenelle was born in 1908, the photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson. The portrait of his grandfather, Henri Cartier adorns the castle. Monsignor Roncalli, the future Pope John XXIII, stayed in 1952 during his Nunciature in Paris.

The property is located in a large park, has become a retirement home.



http://fr.topic-topos.com/chateau-de-fontenelle-chanteloup-en-brie

http://www.balades-en-brie.com/brie/chanteloup-en-brie/index.html


The Town
http://www.mairie-chanteloup-en-brie.fr/





To go to the Castles, the events, the shows, the tourism, the dungeons, the remains,....

Itineraries and transport

Chapter I, the world of Castle




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