Posts Tagged: castles

Castles and Castles

The region is also dotted with impressive castles, many of which are open to visitors. Many are ‘chateaux forts’ when defence was a priority. Others reflect the Renaissance period where style was more important. ‘La Rochepot’ is definitely in the defensive league though its marvellous Burgundian roof reflects a somewhat romantic image of medieval times. Châteauneuf is… Read more »

France Sites and Monuments – the Splendour of Castles

France has from time immemorial seen the hand of man excel in his wondrous works. From Gallo-Roman vestiges to majestic cathedrals, towns and villages offer visitors marvelous treasures. Over 80,000 buildings, countless parks and formal gardens are evidence of this incredible craftsmanship. France has a history dating back 2000 years and what is interesting is that… Read more »

France Tourist Attractions – Put on Your Siteseeing Shoes

Historic, natural or modern Tourist Attractions, whatever your desire for site-seeing, you’ll discover it in France. From the Paris Flea Market (weekly), to the George Pompidou Center (1972), to the Eiffel Tower (1889) icon of France, to historic Louis XIV Versailles (1682) to mention just a few, Paris and its environ area has enough to keep… Read more »