| The town of Saintes, on the river Charante has many Roman remains, including the arch seen in the first picture and the amphitheatre in the second.|
Normally you can go down into the amphitheatre but when I went there it was closed off for a concert which had been held the night before.
Another view of the arch and beside it a shot of a plaque on the cathedral which says "To Saint Louis conqueror of the English..."
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