St. Malo - A fantastic view in 2011
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St. Malo - A fantastic view in 2011

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St. Malo in Northern France was destroyed during the 2nd world war. It was rebuilt and a great job was done. If you are in the area, go there and visit St. Malo - you will not be disappointed.

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A: St Malo

door Declika, 270 hier vandaan

St Malo

B: Saint Malo intra-muros

door Thomas Humeau, 280 hier vandaan

Saint-Malo during the Middle Ages was a fortified island at the mouth of the Rance River, controlling...

Saint Malo intra-muros

C: Hotel France et Chateaubriant in Saint-Malo

door Thomas Humeau, 340 hier vandaan

Saint-Malo during the Middle Ages was a fortified island at the mouth of the Rance River, controlling...

Hotel France et Chateaubriant in Saint-Malo

D: Saint-Malo

door Thomas Humeau, 360 hier vandaan

Saint-Malo during the Middle Ages was a fortified island at the mouth of the Rance River, controlling...

Saint-Malo

E: Marée basse sur Le Sillon de Saint Malo

door Zaellig, 360 hier vandaan

Le Sillon est à l'origine une langue de sable qui relie à marée basse Saint-Malo à la terre ferme. Au...

Marée basse sur Le Sillon de Saint Malo

F: Saint-Malo viewed from le grand Be

door Thomas Humeau, 370 hier vandaan

Saint-Malo during the Middle Ages was a fortified island at the mouth of the Rance River, controlling...

Saint-Malo viewed from le grand Be

G: Saint-Malo intra-muros by night

door Thomas Humeau, 380 hier vandaan

Saint-Malo during the Middle Ages was a fortified island at the mouth of the Rance River, controlling...

Saint-Malo intra-muros by night

H: St Malo The Historic Market Place In 2011 France

door Uwe Koenigsmann, 390 hier vandaan

If you have the chance to see St. Malo, go there and do it.It´s history is amazing. If you are there,...

St Malo The Historic Market Place In 2011 France

I: Saint-Malo intra-muros near the wheat market

door Thomas Humeau, 440 hier vandaan

Saint-Malo during the Middle Ages was a fortified island at the mouth of the Rance River, controlling...

Saint-Malo intra-muros near the wheat market

J: "Le Renard" Cotre du corsaire R.Surcouf quai Vauban Saint-Malo (F-35)

door HB, 480 hier vandaan

"Le Renard" Cotre du corsaire R.Surcouf, quai vauban à Saint-Malo (F-35)                             ...

"Le Renard" Cotre du corsaire R.Surcouf quai Vauban Saint-Malo (F-35)

Dit panorama is genomen in 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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