Perched on a rocky islet in the midst of vast sandbanks exposed to powerful tides between Normandy and Brittany stand the ... More
Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay
Perched on a rocky islet in the midst of vast sandbanks exposed to powerful tides between Normandy and Brittany stand the 'Wonder of the West', a Gothic-style Benedictine abbey dedicated to the archangel St Michael, and the village that grew up in the shadow of its great walls. Built between the 11th and 16th centuries, the abbey is a technical and artistic tour de force, having had to adapt to the problems posed by this unique natural site.
I loved the character and charm. It is a stunning castle with much to enjoy, however, I was there in the cold months and couldn't really see as much as I wanted. It was romantic and fun to fantasize about what must have gone on there in the past.
The Holiday Inn Resort Nice Port St Laurent is the hotel in Nice area, overlooking the breathtaking sandy beach of
the Baie des Anges and benefits from its unique waters edge location. The only hotel in Nice area built ...
In the twelfth century, the site of Saint Ferreol's church was a Templar command post where the monastico chivalric order
was banned. In 1369 the Augustine monks acquired the Knights' buildings. The current church was consecrated in 1542 and ...
L'oratoire St Joseph du Mont Royal (St. Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal) is recognized as one of the great spiritual
centers of the world and attracts more than two million visitors a year. Many are simply curious, but some ...