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500 years of rebirth(s) in the Loire valley centre

2019 will mark the 500th centenary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death at Château du Clos Lucé in Amboise, the birth of Catherine de Médicis in Florence and the beginning of the construction of the royal castle of Chambord.

On this occasion, the Centre-Val de Loire Region will celebrate 500 years of Renaissance(S) in a national and international operation. This great popular, historical, artistic and scientific celebration will be organized around an eclectic programme featuring the major themes of the Renaissance (heritage, arts and literature, music, gardens, science and technological revolutions, architecture, crafts, gastronomy and the art of living).

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