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  1. Carcassonne, La Cité

    Carcassonne, La Cité

    12th century Aude Gate on the west side of the medieval city.
  2. Carcassonne, La Cité

    Carcassonne, La Cité

    12th century St Nazarius' Basilica.
  3. Carcassonne, La Cité

    Carcassonne, La Cité

    Most of the restaurants are in one area.
  4. Carcassonne, La Cité

    Carcassonne, La Cité

    Many shops within the city.
  5. Carcassonne, La Cité

    Carcassonne, La Cité

    Walking around the city walls.
  6. Carcassonne, La Cité

    Carcassonne, La Cité

    Walking around the city walls.
  7. Carcassonne, La Cité

    Carcassonne, La Cité

    Entrance to medieval city.
  8. Carcassonne

    Carcassonne

    View of medieval city from a street near the canal.
  9. Pauline

    Normandy Bayeux Tapestry

    The Bayeux Tapestry (Tapisserie de Bayeux) is an embroidered cloth nearly 230 feet (70 meters) long. In about 50 scenes, the tapestry depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England, ending with the Battle of Hastings. It was created in the 11th century, possibly in England...
  10. Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Map showing hikes.
  11. Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Entrance to the church.
  12. Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Detail on the church.
  13. Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Looking out from the entrance.
  14. Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Entrance.
  15. Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Closed mid-day.
  16. Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Walking above the monastery.
  17. Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Away from towns, up in the mountains.
  18. Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Fonte Avellana Monastery

    Founded in 10th century, built in 12th.
  19. Pauline

    Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Autun, a Roman Town

    Autun was a walled and fortified Roman town founded in the 1st century by Emporer Augustus. It was on the Via Agrippa, the Roman road connecting Boulogne-sur-Mer (in northern France on the Atlantic coast near Calais) to Lyon (southeast of Autun). The town replaced a previous settlement at nearby...
  20. Pauline

    Pays de la Loire Fontevraud Abbey

    Fontevraud Abbey (Abbaye de Fontevraud) was founded by Robert of Arbrissel in the 12th century as a religious community dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Although Fontevraud housed both monks and nuns, its founder decreed that the order's leader would always be a woman. The Fontevrist movement...
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