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The thirstiest street in Normandy

Rue Ecuyere Caen carte postale

Between l'Abbaye aux Hommes and Rue Saint Pierre in Caen is Rue Écuyère, ‘street of the horsewomen’.  It was named for the ladies of noble families who lived in grand houses here, but times change. After nobility came the antique sellers who for centuries made Rue Ecuyère synonymous with armoires, folderols