Le Col du Frene - Savoie - By Flyprod
Le Col du Frêne se situe en Rhone-Alpes et fait partie du Alpes. Depuis Ecole, la Col du Frêne est longue 8 kilomètres, pour 220 altimètres. La pente moyenne est 2.7 %. Regardez s'il y a d'autres flancs à grimper la Col du Frêne .
View of an old barn in the french alps.
Erigé en 1838 par le sculpteur grenoblois Sappey, à la mémoire du Général de Boigne (1751-1830) qui a...
Vue panoramique sur la place St Léger de Chambéry
Panoramique sur la place St Léger de Chambéry.
Au cœur de la Savoie, Chambéry offre à ses visiteurs un très important «secteur sauvegardé» activemen...
Jolie panorama sur le lac d'Anneçy, le massif des Aravis et du mont Blanc
Panoramique au parc du Verney
Pédiluve pour toutous et pigeons!
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.