Royal palace of Turin (Palazzo Reale di Torino). Pencil drawing by Joan MañéMore
St. Stephen’s Cathedral (more commonly known by its German title: Stephansdom) is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna and the seat of the Archbishop of Vienna. Ink pen drawing by Joan MañéMore
The Torre de Claramunt Castle (cat. El Castell de la Torre de Claramunt), initially built in the 11th century, is a large house that was extended in several phases, the most important one was carried out by Joan de Claramunt in the 16th century (1565).
It started with the primitive watch tower erected at the end …More
The castle of Piera (the Apiaria Castrum, first called Fontanet) (cat. El castell de Piera) has been documented since 955 and occupies the site of an Iberian settlement. Located near the Church of Santa Maria, at the end of the main street, in the area of the old town of Piera, town and municipality of …More
The Castle of Castellet (cat. El castell de Castellet) is a building of Castellet i Gornal (Alt Penedès) declared a cultural asset of national interest. Castellet castle was built on the top of a hill next to a meander of the Foix river, where currently there is the reservoir with the same name. This hill …More
The Saissac Castle (Château de Saissac) is a ruined castle, one of the most mysterious, little studied, oldest, and largest Cathar castles in the Languedoc region. Its walls are 115 meters long and 30 meters wide.
The castle is located in the southernmost part of the commune of the same name in the Aude department, northwest …More
Lastours castles are made up of four Cathar castles, the Orbeil Valley’s “inseparable guardian brothers”, creating a unique defense complex surrounded by cypress trees.
The castles are located in the French commune of Lastours in the Aude department, just a 20-minute drive from Carcassonne.
Each castle has its own name: Cabaret, Surdespine, and Regina Tower or Queen …More
Big Ben on the watercolor by Joan MañéMore
The castle of Sant Ferran (cat. El castell de Sant Ferran) is a fortress of the municipality of Figueres (Alt Empordà) declared a cultural asset of national interest. It is located on a hill and occupies an area of 320,000 m², which reaches 550,000 m² if the space occupied by glacis is taken into account.
The castle of Peralada (cat. El castell de Peralada) is a monument of the municipality of Peralada (Alt Empordà) declared a cultural asset of national interest. It is a castle already mentioned in the 9th century with the name of Castillo Toló, and it was the center of the county of Peralada. It is located …More