Manufacture des Gobelins - Les Enfants Jardiniers by Charles le Brun 1685

The Manufacture des Gobelins in Paris was founded in the 17th century and has since produced the prestigious tapestries which have contributed to its fame

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Le Puy en Velay - Fete du Roi l'Oiseau

Notre-Dame-du-Puy Cathedral in Le Puy en Velay in Auvergne was listed as a World Heritage Site part of the French Chemins of Santiago de Compostela

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Chateau de Cabrerets

The Chateau de Cabrerets in the Célé Valley, officially known as Chateau Gontaud-Biron de Cabrerets, and still owned by a descendant of Raymond de Gontaud

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St. Pierre abbey church in Marcilhac sur Cele

Saint-Pierre Church is all that is left of the once influential abbey which was located in the village of Marcilhac sur Cele in the Célé Valley

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Le Passe-Muraille

Le Passe-Muraille means ‘the man who walks through walls’ and is the name of a bronze statue representing a man half trapped in a stonewall in Montmartre

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Saint Jean de Montmartre Church

The Art Nouveau Saint Jean de Montmartre in the Quartier des Abbesses in Montmartre, the only Parisian church built in reinforced cement on a metal frame

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Wall of Love

The Wall of Love – Mur des Je t’aime in Square Jehan Rictus in Montmartre, is adorned with the words I Love You written 311 times in 250 different languages

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Art Nouveau Abbesses Metro Station entrance

The Abbesses Metro station on Place des Abbesses in Montmartre, one of the three remaining Art Nouveau canopies designed by Hector Guimard in Paris

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Cour du Commerce Saint Andre covered section

Cour du Commerce Saint Andre, a passage linking the Boulevard St. Germain to the Rue St. André des Arts and serving Le Procope and Bistro 1900 cafes

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Saint-Samson Cathedral - Gothic Grand Porche - Dol de Bretagne

Saint-Samson Cathedral in Dol de Bretagne, one of the seven original bishoprics of Brittany founded during the 5th century by Cornish Christian missionaries

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Passage Moliere

Passage Moliere, one of the few remaining walkways built in Paris during the 19th century, a picturesque lane in the historic heart of the capital

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Galerie Vero Dodat in Paris

Galerie Vero Dodat near Palais-Royal is listed as a historical monument and is one of the 25 remaining passageways built in Paris during the 19th century

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St Marcel de la Salpetriere Church in Paris

St Marcel de la Salpetriere, a church boasting a surprising contemporary architecture and dedicated to St. Marcel the 9th Bishop and patron saint of Paris

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Champ Dolent Menhir

Menhir de Champ Dolent near Dol de Bretagne, an isolated megalith known as the largest in the region that gave birth to countless legends

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Villeneuve d'Aveyron

Visiting Villeneuve d’Aveyron and its surroundings, a bastide or fortified town built by Raymont VII, Count of Toulouse in the early 13th century

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