Église Saint-Michel de Nantua

The Église Saint-Michel (aka Abbatiale Saint-Michel) is a church in Nantua which got its start as a monastery during medieval times and was improved over the centuries. Some of the older elements remain but most of the church dates back from the early 19th century.

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La Roche-sur-Foron

La Roche-sur-Foron is a town in Haute-Savoie, located between Annecy and Annemasse. It used to be the capital of the County of Geneva in earlier medieval times, until it was moved to Annecy. I went there on a day trip at the beginning of Spring: I walked around the medieval town and in the nature around it.

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Église Saint-Maurice-et-Saint-François-de-Sales (Thorens-Glières)

The Église Saint-Maurice-et-Saint-François-de-Sales is a catholic church in Thorens-Glières, near Annecy. Saint François de Sales, who was born in the Château de Sales nearby, was baptised and ordained as bishop of Geneva in that church. Most of the current building dates from the end of the 19th century.

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Tower of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg

The Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Strasbourg is a large catholic church in Strasbourg and one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. It was built between 1176 and 1439 in the gothic style. Next to the main tower, there is an observatory (accessible by stairs only) that gives a good view of Strasbourg.

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