There are hundreds of castles in France, many of which were built in the ancient Middle Ages. But which ones are the best? Turprom has compiled for you a special selection of castles in France to inspire you to new interesting trips! Let’s look at a list of ten medieval castles in France that have retained their original appearance as much as possible.
10th place: Chateau de Foix
France, the very south: Foix can be found in the eponymous capital of the Ariege department in southern France. The beginning of the history of this building dates back to 987, but it acquired its final form much later, because constantly improved. The castle belonged to Roger of Carcassonne and his descendants, and from 1034 was transferred to the county of Foix. Between 1211 and 1212, the castle was besieged by the crusaders, but was not destroyed. Continue reading
Not far from the capital of Great Britain, next to the mystical county of Devonshire in the Salisbury Valley, there is an ancient monument – Stonehenge. It dates from the 3rd millennium BC. Pass and not notice this place is impossible. Stonehenge is represented by several huge stone blocks arranged in a certain order.
Turprom has selected the most interesting facts about Stonehenge for you to inspire you on new interesting trips to the British Isles! So:
Who built Stonehenge and why?
One legend says that the complex was built at the behest of the wizard Merlin during the reign of King Arthur. Continue reading
“A man, like a tree, he is from here and nowhere else,” wise Boris Grebenshchikov sang.
“The people created an exact and figurative word, and gave it a well-meaning figurative meaning:“ tumbleweed ”is an unserviceable, restless person, unable to find a refuge anywhere, an eternal wanderer,” said the scientist and writer Eduard Vartanyan.
These types of people often oppose each other, do not understand each other, cannot find a common language and compromise … They, like “owls” and “larks”, each lives in his own tunnel of reality and only in them is comfortable – every sandpiper praises his swamp .
Who is who – easy to understand:
“Tree Man”, sedentary, homebody, heavy to climb. He lives under the motto “Away is good, but at home is better.” You will recognize such people by the coziest nest (they invest a lot in the house), by devotion to a career, family, and homeland. Continue reading