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At the point where the prairie rolls over into the bocage just east of Fontenay-le-Comte lies the village of St. Hilaire des Loges.
pleasant village has a wide and open square at its centre, the ancient
church, strong and large is typical of the area. There is an interesting
19th century market hall built in the style of Victor Baltard who built
the 19th century markets in Paris.
Towns like nearby Fontenay-le-Comte were strongly Protestant and the
Loges de Brion 1570 was used by the cult. Confiscated during the
Revolution it passed into wealthy local hands before being aquired by
the local community as the Maire.
There are pleasant walk around the village which has an attractive park with small watermill and ancient Lavoir
The Pantagruelion Restaurant is a popular place for locals and those from further a field who enjoy good food.
Taxis; Taxis Xantonnais. 86 le Tabac. Tel.02 51 52 27 82.
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