Fit for a prince: The castles of France's Allier region
The central French region of Allier is peppered with over 500 castles. These historic buildings are difficult to maintain in good condition, but the owners can count on the support of local residents. At the Château de Fourchaud, for example, some thirty enthusiastic volunteers are busy cleaning and repairing the monument. Prince Charles-Henri, a direct descendant of the Bourbons, appreciates their efforts.