• Strasbourg

    In the far northeastern corner of France, Strasbourg, and the “Big Island”, is surrounded by the Ill River. It was classified as a World Heritage site by the UNESCO in 1988 because it is a perfect illustration of a medieval town. Instead of housing isolated monuments, its buildings of interest, including the cathedral, its four ancient churches, and the Rohan Palace (former residence of the prince-bishops), are located within a small area. This district has not only kept the characteristics of a.. Read More »

  • Historic Site of Lyon

    We discovered with interest a large section of the 500 hectares of Lyon which are classified as a World Heritage Site since 1998. The UNESCO declared that Lyon “bears exceptional testimony to the continuity of urban settlement over more than two millenia on a site of great commercial and strategic significance…” Lyon contin.. Read More »