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Méry ès Bois

Monday 12 September 2011, by Admin

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Famous for its staves, used to make barrels, and for its ancient abbey, this charming town boasts a lake was swallowed up the "treasure" of the armies of Jules Cesar !

 

 

 


The Lordship

 

The lordship, having belonged to several noble families, the lords of Vailly then the counts of Sancerre, is given to the Sainte Chapelle of Bourges. In 1562, Abbey Loroy first Cistercian settlement in the diocese, was sacked by the Protestants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Farming


 

In the nineteenth century, the cereal crops Méry-ès-Bois is considered good. Until the 1980s, farming and cattle, are paramount.

 

The village has preserved its traditional festivals and numerous hiking trails.

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