Azay-le-Rideau

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Azay-le-Rideau

(äzā`–lə–rēdō`), village (1993 est. pop. 3,116), Indre-et-Loire dept., N central France, in Touraine. It is the center of a wine-producing area and has a canning industry. Its famous Renaissance château (1518–29), set in a beautiful park on the Indre River, now houses a museum of Renaissance furniture and art.
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Built like a feudal castle, the chateau is more austere than others, but a picnic in the grounds is a pleasant way to spend a summer afternoon Chateau Azay-le-Rideau, built in the early 1500s on the river Indre, is well worth hunting out.