Author Archive for: ‘Lisa’

Loire Valley and Domains des Halts de Loire – Pays de la Loire, France

Loire Valley and Domains des Halts de Loire – Pays de la Loire, France

The Playground of Kings and Country Home of a French Count The winding Loire Valley has captured the hearts of …

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Lourdes – Midi-Pyrenees, France

Lourdes – Midi-Pyrenees, France

Europe’s Premier Shrine Every year millions of the faithful and devout flock to this mountain town to the spot where, …

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Place Stanislas – Nancy, Lorraine, France

Place Stanislas – Nancy, Lorraine, France

A Flawlessly Proportioned City Center Nancy is one of the loveliest cities in Europe, with a remarkably pretty main square …

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The Walls of Carcassonne – Languedoc-Roussillon, France

The Walls of Carcassonne – Languedoc-Roussillon, France

A Disneyesque Creation of Medieval Military Might An extraordinary example of early military architecture, Carcassone is the very image of …

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The Camargue and the Gypsy Pilgrimage – Languedoc-Roussillon, France

The Camargue and the Gypsy Pilgrimage – Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Wild Horses, Bulls, and the Gypsy Spirit One of France’s most enchanting hotels lies on a 200-acre working ranch in …

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Toulouse-Lautrec Museum – Albi, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Toulouse-Lautrec Museum – Albi, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

The Brilliant Works of Albi’s Most Famous Son One of Europe’s best single-artist museums, Musee Toulouse-Lautrec has the largest concentration …

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Chateau de Versailles – Versailles, Ile de France, France

Chateau de Versailles – Versailles, Ile de France, France

Outrageous Opulence, Absolute Power Home of the most flamboyant court since the collapse of ancient Rome, and indisputably France’s most-visited …

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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Chartres – Ile-de-France, France

Cathedrale Notre Dame de Chartres – Ile-de-France, France

A Showcase of Gothic Expression Chartres’s incomparable Gothic cathedral—the first to use flying buttresses and the third largest after Rome’s …

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Taillevent – Paris, Ile de France, France

Taillevent – Paris, Ile de France, France

Superlative Cuisine Balances the Classic and the Nouvelle Much of the glory of Paris has been its proliferation of world-famous …

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Hotel de Crillon – Paris, Ile de France, France

Hotel de Crillon – Paris, Ile de France, France

Unique among the Palace Hotels of Paris The world’s most-visited city has a noble share of grand hotels, but when …

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