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Gothic architecture: presentation and characteristics

in cathedrals that their builders were able to color it with stained glass. These stained glass windows depicting biblical scenes, the lives of the saints, or sometimes daily life in the Middle Ages served to edify the faithful, in the manner of a catechism in images. They also participated in th ...

25
Mar
2008

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

tatue, dressed in multicoloured robes and jewels, which is taken out during the processions. See this post on Instagram My favorite saints under and way above ground. #saintesara #viergenoire #manofmydreams #theone #holidays #southoffrance #bluesky A post shared by Sara Noël ...

07
Nov
2018

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

ry 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 influences are reminiscent of another unusual monument: the ...

21
June
2022

Lacoste : a charming village in the Luberon

s. The church of Saint Trophime, which has been remodeled many times over the centuries, is placed under the protection of one of the most ancient saints of Provence: Saint Trophime, who was the first bishop of Arles. As for the gigantic underground stone quarries, they bear witness to the tim ...

06
July
2022

Visit the French Riviera: 5 secret places in Antibes

en if its facade looks ordinary, you absolutely must enter to admire superb trompe l'oeil paintings, a magnificent starry ceiling and the statues of the saints, Saint-Jacques, Saint-Sébastien and Saint-Bernardin de Sienne. 5- The Postcard Museum The last of the 5 secret places in Antibes is the ...

12
Aug
2022

Locronan in Brittany: 5 things to do on site

oot of this modest mountain, dunes extend to the Atlantic Ocean and one can see the chapel of Sainte-Anne-la-Palud dedicated to one of the oldest Breton saints. This Saint Anne venerated in Brittany is nicknamed Mamm gozh ar Vretoned, 'the grandmother of the Bretons'! 5- Attend the Grande Tro ...

21
Sep
2022