It’s a one-hour drive north from Dublin to Brú na Bóinne, and 5,000 years back in time.
Two outstanding Dublin museums explore the historical and cultural heritage of Ireland.
While traces of Ireland’s Viking past have all but faded away, Dublin is a living museum of the convoluted medieval history that followed.
In the sun-drenched provencal city of Avignon, the greatest gothic palace in the world still bears witness to the power of the papacy over the Middle Ages.
Since its foundation in 118 BC as the capital of the first Roman colony in Gaul, Narbonne has experienced a turbulent history — which can still be found along the winding cobble streets of its medieval center.
In 125 BC, the major Greek port city of Massalia (now Marseille) in the hellenized region of Southern Gaul, threatened by incursions from the Celto-Ligurian tribes of the Provencal hinterland, called for help from its Roman ally. The Senate sent its armies and within...
In the Cosquer Cave in Marseille, France, a prehistoric treasure trove of rock art paintings lies deep under the sea, unaccessible to anyone but a handful of expert driver-archeologists. Now a precise reproduction of the Paleolithic wonder is open to the public on the Marseille waterfront.
One of the outstanding artist’s house museums in Europe, the Museo Sorolla has preserved the original atmosphere of the Madrid mansion and studio of Spanish impressionist Joachim Sorolla, and it holds the richest collection anywhere of the artist’s works.
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