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Ancient castle with aerial bird display. All kinds of raptors and birds of prey, a must do and see. Performances morning, afternoon and early evening.
This historic town has a regular display of birds of prey up in the old castle. There are frequent antique and food markets. If you feel energetic try riding the Velo that runs along the viaduct and gives you a splendid aerial view of the city.
You will discover museums and handicraft art, also a breath taking experience riding on the Velorail, a 2 hour rail ride of pure happiness around the medieval city of Chauvigny
Excellent large outdoor market every Saturday, that leaves the afternoon free to explore the castle, the lovely cobbled streets, bars, creperies and restaurants. Quaint little pottery shops and art galleries dot the old town and a must see is the birds of prey exhibition in the castle amphitheatre…
On the banks of the Vienne River, Chauvigny is part town/ part medieval village overlooked by a hill with several ruined castles along its ridge. Visit the Château d’Harcourt for free to admire the architecture. In summer you can also watch an impressive display of birds of prey inside the castle…