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The Museum of Machine Dolls (le musée des Automates): a laboratory of magic

The Museum of Machine Dolls (le musée des Automates): a laboratory of magic. Limoux, France.

“We are glad to welcome you in the secret realm of magic, where our characters come to life …”, says Judith Moran, daughter of Jean-Jacques Ausch and Martina Moran, a family in love with the creation of all these unique machine …

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Yellow Train, an important part of the Cultural and Tourist Heritage of the Eastern Pyrenees (France)

The Yellow train (fr. train jaune)

There is the railway station in Villefranche de Conflent from which you can reach Latour de Carol. The normal gauge railway tracks change at the Villefranche – Vernet-les-Bains railway station to a narrow gauge railroad, which is for the yellow tourist train.

The railway’s construction began in 1903 and …

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The Sanctuary de la Mare de Déu de Lord is a church declared a cultural asset of national interest of Sant Llorenç de Morunys (Solsonès)

The Sanctuary de la Mare de Déu de Lord (cat. El Santuari de la Mare de Déu de Lord) is a church declared a cultural asset of national interest of Sant Llorenç de Morunys (Solsonès).

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It is a temple with one nave, covered with a barrel vault on transverse arches, and side chapels located between …

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Languedoc and Occitania: their history and major tourist attractions

Languedoc and Occitania: their history and major tourist attractions

Languedoc (French version – Languedoc, Occitan version – Lengadòc) is the so-called “historical” region in the south of France. The population of this region traditionally did not speak French, but Occitan. Languedoc is part of Occitania, the center of which, in turn, is the city …

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