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A booklover's treat

With a street full of second-hand bookshops, several paper and arts stores and (oh joy) a... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Mark D
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Brisbane, Australia
interesting shops and a wonderful view from the top

worth taking the steep walk up from the bridge. The shops are all interesting and quaint. The... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
deebeeceeUk
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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15 Aug 2018
“A booklover's treat”
26 Apr 2018
“Wonderful town to visit for book lovers and otherwise.”
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3 rue Bernard Harent, 86500 Montmorillon, France
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

With a street full of second-hand bookshops, several paper and arts stores and (oh joy) a bookbinder, Montmorillon was a delight. The medieval city provides a beautiful walk around its street with all the shops en route.Uunfortunately both the Church of Notre Dame and L'Octagone...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Montmorillon is a delightful place to vist for a day trip or even a few day stay over. "Le Brouard", or the ancient side of town, has a picturesque pedestrian area lined with quaint book and gift shops. Don't miss the Glass Key at the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Beautiful old part of town. Lots of Books store some modern, some antique, most french. The typewriter museum is more interesting than you may think. A good place to wander on foot or bicycle.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

worth taking the steep walk up from the bridge. The shops are all interesting and quaint. The views from the far side of the church are wonderful

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank deebeeceeUk
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Good place to look around with plenty of small shops and restaurants. Thoroughly recommend the tea room with a terrace overlooking the river

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

It may not be very large but the collection of typewriters and adding machines from around the war is brilliant. It brings home how long the machines have been with us and how they have evolved to the digital age. There is an Enigma Machine,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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