Maison de Balzac
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Maison de Balzac information
This pretty, three-storey spa house is where realist novelist Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850) lived and worked from 1840 to 1847, editing the entire Comédie Humaine here. There’s lots of memorabilia, letters, prints and portraits – perfect for die-hard Balzac fans.