Tag: castle

The French-British flagged castle

French castle with French-British flag

I recently visited this castle with a funny flag, but where is it? The grey sky, the Tudor fa├žade and the neat, green grass might indicate England, but it’s not. So where was I? The answer is the north of

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A beautiful castle with a noble history

Pictured below is the Menthon St Bernard castle. There are so many impressive facts about this castle, starting with this week’s posthumous award as Righteous Among the Nations for Count Henri de Menthon, who housed three Jewish kids during World

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The Annecy tourist

For someone who once lived in the French town Annecy in Haute Savoie, it’s a disgrace that I never made it to some of the tourist attractions there, such as the old jail. So, I recently rounded up a few

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Chateau de Beynac – road trip roundup #6

What’s a road trip around a European country if it doesn’t involve a castle? Chateau de Beynac can now be added to the long list of castles I’ve visited. The castle overlooks the Dordogne river, and its prime position has

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Wendy Hollands writer in Annecy, France

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