The Cave Homes of France

While in the Loire Valley you can meet local troglodytes (cave dwellers) in their dwellings chiselled out of rock faces by their forebears many years ago. we moor near one of the more unusual dwellings, La Magnaneraie. The Coquillat family have grown up in this hillside troglodyte habitation, which has been in turn a wine cellar, a quarry for the tuffeau stone, and lastly, a silkworm nurser