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Cabourg: 5 ideas for visiting the town in the footsteps of Marcel Proust

view of the Normandy coastline. This promenade also allows you to admire the Belle Époque seaside villas, which are one of the jewels of the local architecture. 3- The Grand Hotel and Casino It is also on the seafront, "feet in the sand" that Le Grand Hôtel and le Casino de Cabourg stand. ...

04
June
2021

The Theorem of Narcissus: a free exhibition at the Petit Palais in Paris

habit of playing with illusion, the imaginary and the unreal. In the Le Théorème de Narcisse tour, some works turn with the wind, others reflect the architecture of the Petit Palais, while a Blue River flows up to the monument's gate! As the title of the exhibition suggests, most of these cr ...

04
Oct
2021

Naoshima: an island museum in Japan

hotel rooms, provided you pay between €225 and €600 per night. Even if you don't stay there, this house is a must-see on the island because of its architecture combining concrete with large volumes and the works it houses. The collection of this museum is very eclectic, with works by Alberto ...

10
Jan
2022

Gothic architecture: presentation and characteristics

Presentation The Gothic architecture developed in Western Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries. This architectural style, which succeeded Romanesque art, spread rapidly north of the Loire River. It then spread throughout Europe before being supplanted by Renaissance architecture in the mi ...

25
Mar
2008

The Colosseum: an emblematic monument of Rome

e damage caused by earthquakes and the recovery of its stones. St. Peter's Basilica would have inherited stones from this amphitheater. Impressive architecture The Colosseum is an amphitheatre with an elliptical shape and four floors. The first three are supported by columns while the fourth is a ...

08
Dec
2011

Tourism: 5 good reasons to go to Taiwan

he Chinese culture is mixed with various other influences, Japanese and Western in particular, so that the cities offer an amazing mix of traditional architecture and avant-garde buildings. More pleasant than mainland China in terms of traveler friendliness, infrastructure and cleanliness, this d ...

13
Mar
2019

Holidays in France: 5 destinations to go to the mountains in summer

the old village of Aigueblanche and the medieval town of Conflans. The well-named resort of Valmorel la Belle is distinguished by its stone and wood architecture in perfect harmony with the surrounding landscape. Moreover, unlike the higher altitude resorts, in summer it offers forests and me ...

26
May
2021

Getaria in the Spanish Basque Country: 5 must-sees

th century when it was partially damaged by work to enlarge the church. Its main façade can still be admired today. Another building with remarkable architecture, the Tower-House of the Ibáñez de Olaso (Olasotarren Dorretxea) has recently been restored. In San Roque Street, between numbers ...

10
June
2021

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: 5 good reasons to visit this village in Normandy

1- To discover its historical heritage The commune of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue has much to offer to lovers of old stones and civil or religious architecture. Its 19th-century church was built in Caen stone in a neo-Gothic imitation 13th-century style. This building, opened for worship in 1861, h ...

18
June
2021

Serbia: discover Novi Sad European Capital of Culture 2022

Danube from the citadel, wander the streets of the city that is known as Serbian Athens to admire its colorful facades and Austro-Hungarian inspired architecture. Complete your discovery of the city with a visit to the Orthodox buildings of St. Nicholas and St. George, without forgetting to take ...

03
Sep
2021

The Night of the Castles: a magical event

Torchlight tours If you've ever dreamed of visiting a medieval castle by torchlight or strolling through the grounds of a Renaissance estate by moonlight, the Nuit des châteaux is for you! Every autumn for 3 years now, many heritage sites open their doors to you during an exceptional evening. ...

14
Oct
2021

Sleeping in a lighthouse: an unusual accommodation that is on the rise

l and natural vacations. This out of the ordinary accommodation is of course for sea lovers and all those who are fascinated by lighthouses, their architecture and/or their isolation. On the other hand, if you are phobic of water or storms, or if you have vertigo better abstain and turn instea ...

27
Apr
2022