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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.
Fleury-devant-Douaumont, France

Douaumont Ossuary

This modern French ossuary contains the jumbled bones of 130,000 WWI soldiers.
Fleury-devant-Douaumont, France

Trench of Bayonets

Site of one of World War I's most horrific scenes.
Paris, France

The Room of Endangered and Extinct Species

A haunting collection of the vanished and disappearing natural world.
Paris, France

Arènes de Lutèce

Remains of Roman amphitheater hidden in a sleepy quarter of Paris.
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

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

Labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral

The famous winding walk at Chartres is surrounded in mystery and myth.
Rome, Italy

Monte Testaccio

This hill made entirely of ancient Roman jars was simply a garbage dump to the people of the time.
Vatican City

Gallery of Maps - Galleria delle Carte Geografiche

Breathtaking and huge 430 year old maps of Italy.
San Gimignano, Italy

Towers of San Gimignano

These medieval skyscrapers dominate the skyline of this small Tuscan town.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Tivoli Gardens

Copenhagen's celebrated theme park and gardens.
Copenhagen, Denmark

Freetown Christiania

Danish tourist destination well known for open stalls where vendors sell marijuana on the street.
Saint-Cannat, France

Le Village des Automates

An often-shuddersome journey into a low-tech, robotic themepark.
Aix-en-Provence, France

Phallic Balconies of Place d'Albertas

Balconies that have a most unusual accent.
Les Baux-de-Provence, France

Carrières de Lumières

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