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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.
Ivrea, Italy

Battle of the Oranges

A 12th-century Italian skirmish gets reenacted with 500,000 pounds of flying citrus.
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.
Lyon, France

Église du Bon-Pasteur

This abandoned church in central Lyon is missing its front stairs.
Lyon, France

Lumière Villa

Antique cinematography artifacts fill this museum dedicated to the inventors of the moving picture.
Lyon, France

Ancient Roman Theaters of Lyon

Lyon, France is home to two remarkably preserved Roman theaters, one dating back to 15 BCE.
Lyon, France

Musée Miniature et Cinéma

Monsters and miniatures are held in equal esteem at this wondrous museum.
Lyon, France

Metallic Tower of Fourvière

Lyon's miniature version of the Eiffel Tower was built as a statement in support of French secularism.
Lyon, France

Traboules Secret Passages

Hundreds of hidden passageways weave through the old quarters of Lyon.
Lyon, France

'Le Mur des Canuts'

Lyon's "Wall of the Silk Weavers" is one of the largest murals in Europe.
Cori, Italy

Temple of the Dioscuri

Only three columns survive from this ancient temple in the town of Cori.
The Hague, Netherlands

Mauritstoren

The location of the world's first telescope demonstration.
The Hague, Netherlands

Madurodam

A miniature city, once ruled by the Queen of the Netherlands.
The Hague, Netherlands

Panorama Mesdag

The largest 19th century panorama in the world still in-situ.
Plancherine, France

Tamié Abbey

At this monastery, monks make raw-milk cheese and use excess whey to create methane that powers their hot-water system.
Helotes, Texas

Dinosaur Tracks at Government Canyon

Over 100 million years ago, beach-bound dinosaurs left permanent marks on San Antonio's landscape.
Pescara, Italy

'L'approdo della Nave' ('The Ship Landing')

A galley-shaped memorial to the prisoners of an infamous fortress.