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Discover the Cathar castles

ter, is flanked by an imposing medieval city classified as a World Heritage Site. Behind its ramparts, you can discover the château comtal and several Romanesque achievements. Five fortresses full of history The Cathar castles were lookout castles erected on the ridge line, a strategic position ...


5 things to do in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

t. To immerse yourself in this atmosphere of great religious fervor, you can visit the church of Notre Dame de la Mer. This beautiful 14th century Romanesque church houses the relics of the two Marys, Mary Jacoba (sister of the Virgin) and Mary Salome (mother of the apostles James the Greater ...


Sélestat: 5 things to do there

numents. It should be said that the town, classified as a Town of Art and History, has more than 30 historical monuments, including the 12th century Romanesque church of Sainte-Foy and the 13th and 15th century Gothic church of Saint-Georges. 2- Visit the Humanist Library Did you know that th ...


The Château de Boulogne-la-Grasse : 5 good reasons to visit this amazing place

s of the castle of the Lancry family. To build this fairy tale castle, he gave free rein to his fantasy and did not hesitate to mix gargoyles, Gothic and Romanesque elements, Latin inscriptions, sculptures of saints and references to the Arthurian legend. This abundance and surprising mix of infl ...


Ascros : 5 good reasons to visit this village in the Alpes-Maritimes

e Grimaldi barony. This is why the village is now part of the Grimaldi historical sites of Monaco (see link below). As for the village's well-preserved Romanesque church, it dates from the 12th century. Don't hesitate to take the Montée du Pourtaou to get a closer look at the church of Saint-Vé ...


Argelès-sur-Mer: why choose this destination on the Vermeille coast?

rch. Among the attractions not to be missed are - the markets where you will find producers of fruit and vegetables, olive oil and wine - the three Romanesque chapels - the two museums: the Casa de l'Albera and the Memorial of the Argelès camp - the houses of Racou, a corner ...