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Eilean Donan
Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland

Eilean Donan

The most iconic structure in Scotland has been home to bishops, colonels, and Sean Connery characters.
57.2739, -5.5162
Tunnels under Arras, France
Arras, France

Carriere Wellington Tunnels

An underground city of ancient quarry tunnels hid thousands of Allied soldiers in WWI.
50.2807, 2.7824
Chapelle Saint Michel d'Aiguilhe (St. Michael of the Needle)
Le Puy, France

Saint Michel d'Aiguilhe (St. Michael of the Needle)

A chapel on a volcanic core, marking the end of a successful journey.
45.0437, 3.8852
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.
45.2556, 5.0260
The Abode of Chaos
Saint-Romain-au-Mont-d'Or, France

The Abode of Chaos

An art world insider finds himself battling for his artistic home.
45.8375, 4.8267
(Flickr/zopeuse)
Lyon, France

Jardin Rosa Mir

A tiled, multi-level garden of survival in Lyon.
45.7739, 4.8251
One of the detailed miniature scenes
Lyon, France

Musée Miniature et Cinéma

Monsters and miniatures are held in equal esteem at this wondrous museum.
45.7621, 4.8273
Traboule de Lyon
Lyon, France

Traboules Secret Passages

Hundreds of hidden passageways weave through the old quarters of Lyon.
45.7620, 4.8274
Dial of Astronomical Clock of Lyon.
Lyon, France

Astronomical Clock of Lyon

For hundreds of years, automatons moving to metallic music have been marking the passage of time.
45.7608, 4.8266
Flower Tree
Lyon, France

The Flower Tree

A colorful piece of contemporary art cheerfully clashes with Lyon's historical architecture.
45.7563, 4.8352