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Oradour-sur-Glane, France

Oradour

This French ghost town from World War II has been left as a memorial to German atrocities during World War II.
Angoulême, France

Murals of Angoulême

The vibrant buildings in the “capital of the comic strip” celebrate the art form that made it famous.
Saint-Georges-d'Oléron, France

Fort Boyard

Fighting the British and making game shows for over 150 years.
Ars-en-Ré, France

Oyster Vending Machine

For those late-night mollusk cravings.
Saint-Jean-de-Boiseau, France

The Grotesques of the Chapel of Bethlehem

Do these monsters look familiar? The gargoyles on this church are all from pop culture.
Carnac, France

Carnac Stones

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

Trembling Rock

If they push on just the right spot, even the weakest person can move this titanic boulder.
Saint-Rivoal, France

Mont Saint-Michel de Brasparts

An isolated 17th-century chapel on a remarkable site once dedicated to Celtic sun worship.
Paimpol, France

La Vapeur du Trieux (The Steam Trieux)

Ride the rails on a train harkening back to a 19th-century marvel.
Menton, France

Fête du Citron

Every year, the town of Menton, France, turns lemons and oranges into giant sculptures depicting windmills, dragons, and more.
Saint-Malo, France

Rock Sculptures of Abbe Foure

Folklore and history carved into Brittany's coast.
Saint-Malo, France

The Maison du Québec

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

Alligator Bay

Europe's largest community of crocodiles and alligators.
Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel

This 1,300 year old monastery built atop a single rock was once only accessible depending on the whims of the tide.
Nova Redenção, Brazil

Poço Azul (Blue Pool)

Deep below the dry landscape of Bahia, a cave with intense blue water to float in.
Montserrat

AIR Studio Ruins

George Martin's Caribbean recording studio now rots within the shadow of an active volcano.
Calascio, Italy

Rocca Calascio

What looks like a link in Gondor's early warning system is actually a centuries-old Italian fortress.
Ripatransone, Italy

Ripatransone's Narrow Alley

Just one of the Italian corridors vying for the title of the country's narrowest.
Alba, Italy

Alba Fucens

Ever loyal to Roma, the small village of Albe in the Abruzzo region carried on until an earthquake did it in.
Chamonix, France

Lac Blanc

An icy lake tucked among jaw-dropping alpine panoramas.
Geneva, Switzerland

Treille Promenade

Arguably the longest wooden bench in the world snakes around Geneva's Treille Promenade.
Lyon, France

Curiosities Garden

This hidden garden boasts amazing views of Lyon.
Lyon, France

Astronomical Clock of Lyon

For hundreds of years, automatons moving to metallic music have been marking the passage of time.
Lyon, France

The Flower Tree

A colorful piece of contemporary art cheerfully clashes with Lyon's historical architecture.