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Places visited in Saint-Malo, France
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Venice, Italy

Giant Hands of Venice’s Grand Canal

A new sculpture calls attention to climate change in the centuries-old city it threatens.
Venice, Italy

Reliquaries of St Mark's Basilica Treasury

An extensive collection of reliquaries containing the bones of saints housed in the largest Catholic church in Venice.
Venice, Italy

Portrait of the Four Tetrarchs

This Roman statue is missing a limb from when the Venetians stole it from Constantinople during the Crusades.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Clock Tower (Torre dell'Orologio)

Go inside to really appreciate this 500-year-old technological masterpiece.
Venice, Italy

St. Mark's Lost Third Column

Two stone columns flank the grand Venice square, but there were supposed to be three.
Venice, Italy

Scala Contarini del Bovolo

This palatial spiral staircase was so unusual the name "snail" was given to the noble family who built it.
Venice, Italy

Church of Santa Margherita

This deconsecrated church has seen many uses, from a tobacco storehouse to a cinema.
Murano, Italy

Isola di San Michele

Venice's island of the dead.
Paris, France

Le Stryge

This demon atop the Notre-Dame de Paris looks utterly bored.
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
Saint-Malo, France

Fort de la Conchée

A unique military outpost carved into a rocky outcrop in the English Channel.
Saint-Malo, France

The Maison du Québec

In France, a medieval-style home pays homage to the intrepid explorer who discovered Québec.
Angers, France

La Maison d'Adam (Adam's House)

A medieval house adorned with enigmatic carvings, including one of a man displaying his masculine attributes.
Paris, France

The Bouquinistes of Paris

The tradition of open-air secondhand and antiquarian bookselling in Paris dates back to the Renaissance.
Reims, France

Joan of Arc Statue

An image of the legendary saint stands in the shadow of a cathedral she liberated.
Saint-Malo, France

Quelmer Boat Graveyard

Old vessels have been transformed into artistic canvases in this unusual cemetery.
Paris, France

Notre-Dame-de-Lorette

Claude Monet was baptized in this lavishly ornate Paris church.
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg Cathedral's Antique Graffiti

Visitors dating back to the 1600s carved their marks in the stones of the iconic tower.
Paris, France

Paris Space Invaders

The video game-themed street art first popped up in the French city.
Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France

Fontevraud Abbey

Guests can stay at a hotel in the former French abbey where lie the tombs of King Henry II and King Richard the Lionheart.
Saint-Malo, France

Rock Sculptures of Abbe Foure

Folklore and history carved into Brittany's coast.
Orschwiller, France

Haut-Kœnigsbourg Castle

The castle was reconstructed to fit Kaiser Wilhelm II's romanticized vision of the Middle Ages.
Les Baux-de-Provence, France

Carrières de Lumières

Walk through living pictures and music in the Cathedral of Images.
Cheverny, France

Château de Cheverny

The opulent home that inspired Tintin's Marlinspike Hall and the adventures within.