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Through the forest
Luso, Portugal

Palace Hotel Bussaco

A majestic hotel for dreamers rises from the center of a fairytale wood.
40.3760, -8.3655
A view of the Promenade Plantée in Paris
Paris, France

La Promenade Plantée

The first green space constructed on an elevated viaduct.
48.8495, 2.3715
La Cité, Carcassonne
Carcassonne, France

La Cité Médiévale de Carcassonne

Historic medieval fortified city in southwest France.
43.2066, 2.3662
Bones from the former Magdeleine cemetery (La Ville Leveque Street numbers 1 and 2). Deposited in 1844 in the western ossuary (bone repository) and transferred to the catacombs in September 1859.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
48.8343, 2.3322
Pont d'Arc
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France

Pont d'Arc

A natural arch carved by a river gave its name to the so-called "Cave of Forgotten Dreams."
44.3820, 4.4160
Trembling Rock
Huelgoat, France

Trembling Rock

If they push on just the right spot, even the weakest person can move this titanic boulder.
48.3669, -3.7450
Geudelon Castle, 2013
Treigny, France

Guedelon Castle

Despite centuries of architectural innovation, this French castle is being built like it's the 13th century.
47.5824, 3.1558
The ruins of 18th-century "Roman" columns
Paris, France

Parc Monceau

The ruins of a Duke's bucolic dream, where camels once roamed alongside "Dutch" windmills and faux-Italian vineyards.
48.8794, 2.3092
Crocodile at Alligator Bay
Beauvoir, France

Alligator Bay

Europe's largest community of crocodiles and alligators.
48.6003, -1.5127
The Giants of Santa Maria del Pi
Barcelona, Spain

The Giants of Santa Maria del Pi

The oldest giants in Catalonia are now displayed in a 14th-century Gothic church.
41.3822, 2.1739
Barcelona, Spain

Sala Gimbernat

18th century anatomical amphitheater of the Royal College of Surgery of Barcelona.
41.3817, 2.1693
The baby drop-off.
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona's Baby Drop-off

Turntable anonymously received orphans, alms, and groceries.
41.3842, 2.1687
Barcelona, Spain

Calder Mercury Fountain

A beautiful but toxic fountain of mercury.
41.3686, 2.1599
Casa Batlló
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudi's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design.
41.3917, 2.1650
The church's interior
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Família

Construction of Barcelona's iconic (but controversial) church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect.
41.4036, 2.1744
Houses inside Park Güell designed by Gaudí
Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell

Gaudí's famously flamboyant architectural style is on full display in this sprawling park and garden.
41.4136, 2.1528
Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
Paris, France

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution

Natural history museum celebrating biodiversity with a parade of taxidermy animals.
48.8417, 2.3564
"The Lady and the Unicorn" tapestry
Paris, France

Musée de Cluny

Medieval museum built over Roman baths that features famous tapestries of a lady and a unicorn.
48.8472, 2.3444
Lisbon, Portugal

Carmo Convent Ruins

Legacy of the earthquake that nearly wiped Lisbon off the face of the Earth.
38.7121, -9.1404
Alcains, Portugal

The Village of Monsanto

Houses tucked between, on, and underneath giant boulders.
40.0394, -7.1142
Porto, Portugal

Igreja de São Francisco Catacombs

Ancient catacombs form the foundation for this Rococo orgy of a church.
41.1408, -8.6153
Porto, Portugal

Livraria Lello

One of the most beautiful bookstores in the world hides an Art Nouveau interior behind a Neo-Gothic facade.
41.1473, -8.6148
São Bento Railway Station
Porto, Portugal

Sao Bento Station

Elaborate tile work in this railway station tells the story of Portugal.
41.1456, -8.6105
Clément Ader's Avion III
Paris, France

Musée des Arts et Métiers

France's national museum of scientific and industrial instruments.
48.8666, 2.3555