Europe

Chateâu de Versailles – France

Chateâu de Versailles – France

A magnificent palace with sumptuous interiors and splendid gardens, Versailles represents the glory of Louis XIV’s reign. Starting in 1668 …

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Arc de Triomphe – Paris, France

Arc de Triomphe – Paris, France

After his greatest victory, at the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805, Napoleon promised his men, “You shall go home beneath …

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Notre-Dame – Paris, France

Notre-Dame – Paris, France

No other building is so strongly associated with the history of Paris as the cathedral of Notre-Dame. It stands majestically …

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Mont-St-Michel – France

Mont-St-Michel – France

Shrouded by mist and encircled by sea, the enchanting silhouette of Mont- St-Michel soars proudly above glistening sands. Now linked …

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Amiens Cathedral – France

Amiens Cathedral – France

A masterpiece of engineering and Gothic architecture carried to a bold extreme, Amiens’ Notre-Dame Cathedral is also the largest cathedral …

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Het Loo Palace – Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

Het Loo Palace – Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

Stadtholder William III, the future king of England, built the magnificent Het Loo Palace, regarded as the “Versailles of the …

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Rubens’ House – Antwerp, Belgium

Rubens’ House – Antwerp, Belgium

Peter Paul Rubens’ home and studio for the last 30 years of his life, from 1610 to 1640, is found …

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Canterbury Cathedral – Great Britain, United Kingdom

Canterbury Cathedral – Great Britain, United Kingdom

This glorious high-vaulted cathedral was designed in the French Gothic style by William of Sens in 1070 and was the …

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Stonehenge – Great Britain, United Kingdom

Stonehenge – Great Britain, United Kingdom

Built in several stages from about 3000 BC, Stonehenge is Europe’s most famous prehistoric monument/ We can only guess at …

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Hampton Court Palace – United Kingdom, London

Hampton Court Palace – United Kingdom, London

Cardinal Wolsey, influential Archbishop of York to Henry VIII, began building Hampton Court in the early 16th century. Originally it …

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