The Bellesguard Tower (Torre Bellesguard), also known as Casa Figueres, was built by Antoni Gaudí between 1900 and 1909, using rectilinear forms rarely seen in his other work. His inspiration was the medieval castle of Martin I, also known as Martin the Humane, the last king of the Catalan dynasty of the House of Barcelona, …More
The Salvador Claret Automobile Collection (Cat. Col·lecció d’Automòbils Salvador Claret) or Museu de l’Automòbil is a private family collection, located in Sils, in the La Selva region, specifically at kilometer 698 of the A2 Motorway, next to the Hostal del Rolls (Girona, Catalonia).
It was the first museum of its kind to be opened daily to …More
Pérouges (fr. Pérouges) is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France. It is a medieval walled town 30 km (19 mi) northeast of Lyon. It is perched on a small hill that overlooks the plain of the river Ain.
The medieval city of Pérouges is classified among the Most Beautiful Villages of France and …More
The Monastery of Notre-Dame-de-Prouille (Fr. Monastère de Prouilhe), is the “cradle of the Dominicans”, where the first Dominican house, a monastery of nuns, was founded in late 1206 or early 1207. It is located in the Pyrenees, France, at the point where the road from Castelnaudary to Limoux crosses the road from Bram to Mirepoix.
The Pommiers-en-Forez priory (Fr. Prieuré de Pommiers-en-Forez) is located in the Loire at Pommiers, one hour by car from Lyon.
The first documents concerning Pommiers have disappeared. It seems that towards the end of the 9th century, perhaps around 878 or 891, monks coming from the abbey of Nantua settled down and founded a Benedictine monastery in …More
Ars-sur-Formans is a commune in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of eastern France, located about 30 minutes by car from Lyon.
The commune has several religious buildings and structures that are registered as historical monuments:
The Croix des Combes (Combes Cross) (1853)
The Monumental Cross of the 1847 Jubilee (1847)
The Croix Micholet (Micholet …
Oingt is a former commune in the Rhône department of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France, 40 minutes by car from Lion. On 1 January 2017, Le Bois-d’Oingt, Oingt and Saint-Laurent-d’Oingt merged becoming one commune of Val d’Oingt.
It is a classified and restored mediaeval village overlooking the valley of the Azergues river and belongs to …More
The Cité du Train, situated in Mulhouse, France, is one of the ten largest railway museums in the world. It is the successor to the musée français du chemin de fer.
In the old renovated building, the emphasis is mostly placed on the instructional aspect of technology, explaining the mechanisms powering steam, diesel and electric locomotives …More
Cité de l’Automobile, Musée national de l’automobile, Collection Schlumpf is an automobile museum located in Mulhouse, France, and built around the Schlumpf Collection of classic automobiles. It has the largest displayed collection of automobiles and contains the largest and most comprehensive collection of Bugatti motor vehicles in the world.
The museum is now listed as a …More
Montelimar Aviation Museum (Fr. Musée Européen de l’Aviation de Chasse) is a nonprofit aviation heritage museum since 1987 with hangars housing fighter planes & civil aircrafts.
Located on Montélimar aerodrome, a few minutes from the historic center of the nougat capital, the European Museum of air fighters offers you to embark on an exceptional adventure: on …More