The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Bayonne – a French city on the border between the Basque country and Gascony

Bayonne (fr. Bayonne) is a city in the Atlantic Pyrenees (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), in the south-west of France. The city location is between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pyrenees massive foothills, at the confluence the Niv (la Nive) and Adur (l’Adour) rivers. The city has over 50,000 inhabitants, making it the second-largest city in the Pau department.

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Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

The Abbey of Fontfroide founded as Benedictine in the 11th century (1093) by the viscount Eimeric I of Narbonne

The Abbey of Fontfroide (fr. Abbaye Sainte-Marie de Fontfroide) is an abbey in the department of Aude, 14 km southwest of Narbonne, founded as Benedictine in the 11th century (1093) by the viscount Eimeric I of Narbonne ( 1080-1106) and became the Cistercian in 1145.

Today it remains almost intact. The cloister is from the 13th …

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The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Campan – a French city in the Upper Pyrenees, famous for its marble deposits and a straw dolls exhibition

Campan (fr. Campan) is a commune in France, located in the Hautes-Pyrénées department, Occitanie region.

History

The town name probably comes from the Campon tribe name, which Roman commander Valerius Messala defeated in 28 BC. near the Payolle town – 13 km from Campan.

They built the first church in the Campan Valley in the 1st …

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Design, architecture and interesting sights with Kilian Roldan

Aare Gorge

Aare Gorge is located in Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps, in the Hasli Valley, which stretches from the Grimsel Pass to Lake Brientz. The gorge is located between Innertkirchen and Meiringen towns. This area rocks consist of very hard limestone formed in the Cretaceous period, 130 – 160 million years ago. Melted glacial water honed …

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Places to visit: Andorra

Places to visit: 9 “PROS” to visit Andorra

The Principality of Andorra is a small country that can be viewed in a similar way to the group of European diminutive states like Liechtenstein, Monaco and San-Marino. A minor difference being that Andorra is the biggest out of this group. The area of Andorra makes …

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