The largest of the three Lerin islands, is a 15-minute boat ride from Cannes. In ancient times it was called Lero. Numerous ... More
The largest of the three Lerin islands, is a 15-minute boat ride from Cannes. In ancient times it was called Lero. Numerous boat companies make the crossing from the old port. Also inhabiting this island is a 17th-century fort, which houses the Maritime Museum . This fort was once a prison, and was the home to the unidentified character, known as the man in the iron mask.
Located in the center of the city within the Palais de Justice complex on the Île de la Cite ,
the Sainte Chapelle (Holy Chapel) is a small Gothic chapel constructed in the Rayonnant style. Built by King Louis ...
Situated at the entrance to the Vieux Port on the south bank, Fort Saint Nicolas was built on the orders
of the "Sun King" Louis XIV, according to a radial design plan by the chevalier de Clerville in the ...
Viticulture was introduced to this fertile region of Aquitaine by the Romans, and intensified in the Middle Ages. The Saint
Emilion area benefited from its location on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela and many churches, monasteries and ...