Statue of Vercingetorix in Alesia

Gergovie in Auvergne, the site of the battle where Vercingetorix, the leader of the Gallic rebellion defeated Julius Caesar’s Roman legionaries in 52BC

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Le Train Bleu restaurant in Gare de Lyon - Main dining room

Le Train Bleu, the former Buffet de la Gare de Lyon, built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900 and a magnificent illustration of Belle Epoque architecture

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Princess Diana Memorial with Eiffel Tower in the background - Princess Diana Memorial in Paris

Flame of Liberty on Place de l’Alma, given to France by the USA for the Statue of Liberty’s centennial, became an unofficial Princess Diana Memorial

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Limoges porcelain - Peony pattern

Limoges, the capital of Limousin world famous for its production of fine china, is also the birthplace of the Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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Spring in Oradour-sur-Glane

Oradour-sur-Glane, burnt down and its inhabitants massacred by the Nazis during WWII, and left as it was as a lasting testimony for future generations

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Along the Aveyron River in Belcastel

Belcastel, a medieval village nestled in a steep valley on a hairpin curve of the Aveyron River and ranked among France’s most beautiful villages

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