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Grand Roman Theatre of Lyon

Grand Roman Theatre of Lyon

The Grand Roman Theatre of Lyon, known as “Théâtre Romain” was constructed in…

Gold Beach Museum

Gold Beach Museum

The Gold Beach Museum, known as Musee America - Gold Beach, chronicles the landings of the 69th Brigade of the 50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division in…

Glanum

Glanum

Glanum was a thriving Ancient Roman settlement, the impressive remains…

Fort Saint Nicholas

Fort Saint Nicholas

Fort Saint Nicholas in Marseille is a fortification built by King Louis XIV between 1660 and 1664, supposedly to defend the city’s port, but also to quell the uprising of the people of the city against their governor. In fact, its guns, like those…

Fort Saint Jean

Fort Saint Jean

Fort Saint Jean was one of two fortresses built by King Louis XIV in Marseille in the seventeenth century. Construction began in the 1660’s under the guise of wanting to protect Marseille from outside attack. In fact, the purpose of Fort Saint Jean was to subdue a rebellion by the citizens against royal rule, a role…

Fecamp Abbey

Fecamp Abbey

Fecamp Abbey (Abbaye de la Trinité de Fécamp) in Normandy is a Benedictine abbey with a rich history…

Etaples Military Cemetery

Etaples Military Cemetery

The Etaples Military Cemetery stands on the former site of…

Dunkirk War Museum

Dunkirk War Museum

The Dunkirk War Museum or “Memorial du Souvenir” tells the story of the famous World War II allied evacuation of Dunkirk. The Dunkirk evacuation took place between 26 May and 4 June 1940 and was an operation - codenamed Dynamo - to rescue hundreds of…

Dunkirk Cemetery and Memorial

Dunkirk Cemetery and Memorial

The Dunkirk Cemetery and Memorial are located near the site where hundreds of thousands of allied troops were evacuated as part of Operation Dynamo – the historic campaign to rescue cut off troops from advancing German forces during World War II. Dunkirk had also…

Crypte Archeologique

Crypte Archeologique

The Crypte Archeologique (Archaeological Crypt) in Notre Dame Square (Parvis) in Paris is an incredible site for those interested in the history of Paris. During the Gallo-Roman Period, Paris was…