Every travel destination contains the potential for a new experience. A new food. A new sight. A new way of life. But what of the destinations that offer an old way of life? What of the places that teach us how we have become what we are today? Two touchpoints to France’s medieval past sit amid the world class eateries and wineries of Burgundy – the abbeys at Vézelay and Fontenay.
"Magnificent Garden in the Sky". Gourdon. France. This castle has been open to visitors since 1950 and is an historical monument....architecture from the ninth century. Certain scenes of Les Miserables (2012) were filmed here.
Bagnaia is a small village in the Viterbo region of Italy. It's situated between Rome and Florence, and is home to the dramatic gardens of Villa Lante. From here you can also visit the popular thermal baths. Click and find out why you shouldn't miss a visit to Bagnaia during your next Italian Holiday! @venturists
The Normandy American Cemetery - Normandy, France-My grandmother's brother, William Wallace Bogle, is buried there, he died in Brittany France on September 7, 1944, fighting in WWII. My father was named "Wallace" in memory of his uncle. I would love to be able to go and lay flowers on his grave, nobody in our family has ever been to the cemetery.
Reasons to Visit One of Europe's Smallest Countries - San Marino
San Marino - One of Europe's Smallest Countries has the most gigantic views! San Marino is a microstate of 30,000 people tucked inside Italy. Many people believe that it is actually an Italian city and part of the Emilia-Romagna region. In fact, this tiny country has been an independent republic since 301. Click for more information and reasons to visit San Marino. Click to read more /venturists/