The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Alet-les-Bains – the town where the alchemist, astrologer, forecaster, and magician, Nostradamus, spent his childhood

Alet-les-Bains is a commune in France in the Occitania Region (ex Languedoc), Aude department, five kilometers to the South of Limoux, in the very heart of the Cathar country.

Interestingly, in the past, people spoke Roman rather than Latin in the province in the year 1272. “Oc” means “Yes” in this language, that is why the …

Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

Plessis castle was listed as a historical monument in 1975

Château du Plessis (Pont-Saint-Martin) near Nantes.

From 1404, the domain belonged to the Viscounts of Rezé, then it became the seat of the seigneury of Pont-Saint-Martin in the 18th century. Nicolas Roche de Fermoy, trader and shipowner from Nantes, became its owner in 1754. The monument was listed as a historical monument in 1975.

GPS coordinates: 47° …