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Small village close to the Pyrenees. A nice place for a walk while enjoying quietness.

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Northern Spain

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A: Labastide-Clairence

door josu barandiaran, 25.9 hier vandaan

Labastide-Clairence is a small village of the Basque Province of Navarre

Labastide-Clairence

B: Gave d' Ossau

door Héctor Ceruelo, 35.4 hier vandaan

Gave d' Ossau

C: Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

door Maurice Rebeix, 35.5 hier vandaan

Saint Jean Pied de Port - Rue de la CitadelleChemin de St Jacques de Compostelle - Path to Santiago d...

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

D: Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

door Maurice Rebeix, 35.6 hier vandaan

Saint Jean Pied de Port - Pont sur la Nive de Béhérobie Chemin de Saint Jacques de Compostelle / Path...

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port

E: Entrée du Musée de la Chalosse - France

door Pascal Moulin, 36.3 hier vandaan

Entrée du Musée de la  Chalosse  -  France

F: Cellier du musée de la Chalosse - France

door Pascal Moulin, 36.3 hier vandaan

Cellier du musée de la Chalosse  -  France

G: Pressoir du musée de la Chalosse - France

door Pascal Moulin, 36.3 hier vandaan

Pressoir du musée de la Chalosse  -  France

H: Maison de maître au musée de la Chalosse

door Pascal Moulin, 36.4 hier vandaan

Maison de maître au musée de la Chalosse

I: TGV Atlantique First Class

door Willy Kaemena, 37.0 hier vandaan

Wikipedia: "The TGV Atlantique (TGV-A) is a class of high-speed trains used in France by SNCF; they w...

TGV Atlantique First Class

J: Burdincurutcheta

door Maurice Rebeix, 39.1 hier vandaan

Col de Burdincurutcheta - Pays Basque / Burdincurutcheta Pass - Basque Country

Burdincurutcheta

Dit panorama is genomen in Northern Spain, France

Dit is een overzicht van France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.

French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.

The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.

The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.

One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.

During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.

France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.

Text by Steve Smith.

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