John and Valerie had stayed in France for six months and decided to leave a little earlier than planned. Their journey takes them first to a lunch at Verteuil-sur-Charente where Valerie discovers the Chateau wherein Eleanor of Aquitaine had lived as a child. The Chateau is related to the La Rochefoucauld family. Valerie and John visit another chateau on the Charente, and meet with the Duchess. Their journey then takes them to Fontevraud Abbey where the tombs of Henry II, Eleanor and Richard the Lionheart are laid. Their next stop is Paris, where they pray at Chartres Cathedral and meet with friends made through the website.