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Þingvellir
Iceland

Þingvellir

The picturesque birthplace of Icelandic democracy is drenched in the blood of its brutal past.
64.2581, -21.1250
Rainbow
Iceland

Gullfoss (Golden Falls)

If a glacial river suddenly diving into a sheer chasm via a dramatic, multi-stage waterfall isn't peak Iceland, it's certainly close.
64.3270, -20.1200
A Strokkur geyser eruption
Iceland

Haukadalur Geothermal Field

This valley of hot springs and boiling mud pots is home to the record-holding "Geysir," which originated the English word.
64.3104, -20.3023
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Port-de-Bouc, France

Exhibition Ground of Raymond Morales

700 iron sculptures crammed into a Mediterranean park.
43.4232, 4.9758
Conques, France

St. Foy’s Golden Reliquary

The huge golden reliquary of a testicle smashing saint.
44.5996, 2.3978
Futuroscope after dark
Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, France

Futuroscope

France's high-tech, future-themed amusement park.
46.6699, 0.3698
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Larmor-Baden, France

Cairn de Gavrinis

One of the great treasures of Neolithic art lies within this carefully constructed pile of rocks.
47.5719, -2.8986
Fleury-devant-Douaumont, France

Trench of Bayonets

Site of one of World War I's most horrific scenes.
49.1947, 5.4336
Arles Amphitheatre
Arles, France

Arles Amphitheatre

This ancient theater was once the home of fierce gladiatorial battles.
43.6786, 4.6308
Château de Cheverny
Cheverny, France

Château de Cheverny

The opulent home that inspired Tintin's Marlinspike Hall and the adventures within.
47.5002, 1.4580
GR6 trail through multiple pigments Colorado Provencal
Rustrel, France

Ochre Quarry in Colorado Provençal

One of the largest ochre quarries in the world, hidden in a limestone landscape.
43.9133, 5.4963
Roquefort-sur-Soulzon, France

Société des Caves de Roquefort

The world's most famous cheese caves.
43.9706, 3.0034
Passage du Gois
Barbâtre, France

Passage du Gois

This submersible road connecting a French island to the mainland is lined with safety towers for when the tide strands travelers.
46.9338, -2.1478
Arles, France

Arles's Cryptoporticous

A unique underground structure dating back to the 1st century BC.
43.6767, 4.6276
Sers, France

Pic du Midi Observatory

Futuristic observatory at the top of the Pyrénées offers unrivaled views.
42.9364, 0.1428
Main Fourvière theatre.
Lyon, France

Ancient Roman Theaters of Lyon

Lyon, France is home to two remarkably preserved Roman theaters, one dating back to 15 BCE.
45.7598, 4.8199
The funicular as it operates in Montmartre today.
Paris-18E-Arrondissement, France

Montmartre Funicular

The water-powered carriages are long gone, but for over a century this funicular railway has been the fastest route to the highest point in Paris.
48.8846, 2.3426
Bar-le-Duc, France

Transi de René de Chalon

Statue of a decomposing prince that once held his heart in its hand.
48.7737, 5.1606
Pont du Gard
Vers-Pont-du-Gard, France

Pont du Gard

This ancient Roman bridge and aqueduct still stands as a wonder of classical construction.
43.9473, 4.5355
Creissels, France

Millau Viaduct

The world's tallest bridge is also possibly the most elegant.
44.0775, 3.0228
Fleury-devant-Douaumont, France

Douaumont Ossuary

This modern French ossuary contains the jumbled bones of 130,000 WWI soldiers.
49.2075, 5.4242
Traboule de Lyon
Lyon, France

Traboules Secret Passages

Hundreds of hidden passageways weave through the old quarters of Lyon.
45.7620, 4.8274
Exterior of Centre Pompidou
Paris, France

Centre Pompidou

An "inside out" building in the historical center of Paris, featuring Europe’s largest modern art museum.
48.8606, 2.3526
"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