Blaye Dusk Painting

Blaye Painting at Dusk, this charming town enjoys an elusive evening light reflected off the Gironde Estuary.

Blaye Paintings  fabulous Blaye famous for fine wines a magnificent ancient citadel and more.

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Blaye Dusk
Blaye Dusk, 91.5 x 53.3 cm (36″ x 21″), 2,500 £.

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Blaye is one of the largest jewels in the Bordeaux region’s crown so is a must for this ‘Picturesque Wine Villages of Bordeaux’ series.

Picturesque Blaye with it’s magnificent ancient citadel open to the public Blaye.

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Blaye Dusk detail
The old town of Blaye has much charm, a lively social life, a ferry to the Medoc and one of the finest 17th century citadel in all France,  so much to recommend it so is well worth exploring.

Blaye Painting Dusk

Blaye Dusk
Blaye Dusk a detail
To the left of the painting you can see the gatehouse and bridge that gives access the massive and classic 17 th century fortification that is almost a town in it’s self including a noted hotel and charming restaurants.
Blaye Dusk
Blaye Dusk detail
The citadel of Blaye is a military complex of 25 hectares built between 1685 and 1689 and includes some good value cafés and restaurants.
Blaye with it’s famous wines and overlooked by a magnificent ancient fortress, well worth discovering and remembering with this fine painting for your home or office.

Gordon Frickers, Blaye

The fortress of Blaye was built in the 17th century by Vauban the famous engineer of King Louis XIV and is the largest he designed in Europe.

This massive citadel the “Bolt of the Estuary” overlooks the Gironde estuary, is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site.

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Blaye is one of the largest jewels in the Bordeaux region’s crown, Blaye pronounced like bligh as in William Bligh; are the two are connected?

It’s many attractions include a magnificent historic citadel open to the public, certainly recommended, a ferry link to the Medoc and good shopping in a charming town.

Blaye Painting, Haut-Medoc, Bordeaux, fabulous Blaye famous for fine wines and overlooked by it’s magnificent 16th century citadel, It preserves its defence system organized by Vauban and today includes a good hotel and restaurants.

The old town of Blaye has much charm to recommend it so is well worth exploring.

Blaye is a town protected by a massive classic 17 th century fortification that is almost a town in it’s self and well worth exploring.

The extensive citadel was built as one of three ‘state of the art’ forts intended to seal the approach to Bordeaux and facilitate more efficient tax collection.

Blaye retains a hints of a sea port atmosphere which includes a car ferry service to the opposite bank of the Gironde estuary to The Medoc.

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