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Ordino, Andorra

St. George Icon Museum

Extensive Orthodox icon collection in Andorra.
Hauterives, France

Le Palais Idéal

This whimsical castle of grottoes was the labor of love of a French postman, and one of the greatest achievements of outsider architecture.
Paris, France

The Defender of Time

A mechanized clock where a man fights off a dragon, crab, and rooster.
Paris, France

The Gravestone Courtyard

Walk upon the mementos of the dead in this Parisian courtyard paved with medieval tombstones.
Whitehaven, England

Mildred Gale's Burial Site

The final resting place of George Washington's Grandma.
Cumbria, England

Merzbarn

The sculptural remains of the last home of a legendary Dada artist.
Carnac, France

Carnac Stones

Hundreds of prehistoric stones, arranged in perfect lines in a French field.
Paris, France

The Stravinsky Fountain

A series of abstract, silly sculptures represent the works of a great modern classical composer.
Creissels, France

Millau Viaduct

The world's tallest bridge is also possibly the most elegant.
Gémenos, France

Parc de Saint-Pons

A public park off the beaten path with a beautiful waterfall and 13th century Cistercian abbey.
Paris, France

Pomze Paris

Got apples?
Chamonix, France

Lac Blanc

An icy lake tucked among jaw-dropping alpine panoramas.
Montignac, France

Cave of Lascaux

Ancient paintings known as the "Sistine Chapel of Cave Art."
Derbyshire, England

Winnats Pass

A winding road through a steep valley with deep natural caverns at the bottom.
Sheffield, England

Posh Pillar and her Daughters

As part of a larger public art project, three pillars honor the past of Wincobank.
Sheffield, England

The Lost Gateway

In the ancient Woolley Woods, an art project promises access to new worlds.
Sheffield, England

Toad's Mouth

The view from this giant Stone Age toad is unexpectedly beautiful.
Sheffield, England

Paternoster Lift at the Arts Tower

One of the last doorless, continuously moving elevators still in use in the U.K.