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France's Alsace Region is a hidden gem on the French/German border. The architecture, culture and food are a reflection of its history in the border region.

France’s Alsace Region is one of the hidden gems with a diverse culture layered by history. Due to its geographical location on the French / German border, both countries have influenced the regions architecture, culture and food.
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To visit Monet's Giverny is to walk into an Impressionist painting. See the inspiration for the famous paintings of water lilies, flowers gardens & the Japanese bridge.

To visit Monet’s Giverny is to walk into an Impressionist painting. Stroll the gardens and you will see how Monet’s visions of water lilies, flowers gardens and the Japanese bridge became some of the most beautiful paintings in the world.
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Visiting the D-Day sites in Normandy and a pivotal moment in world history, I am overwhelmed with gratitude and pride to be American. My tour experience and tips.
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Top 10 Sites to see in the Normandy Region of France

The Normandy region is a must see on a trip to France. Steeped in history with settlements of Celts, Romans and finally the Vikings in the 9th century, the Norman King William would launch his invasion from Normandy to conquer England in 1066. The Normandy region rich market towns continued to develop with Gothic and Romanesque towns in the 16th century and became the canvas for the painters of the Impressionist movement in the late 1800's. The beautiful coastlines would again be witness to an invasion in World War II as the landing site of the Allies in 1944 on D-Day to gain a foothold into Europe, a pivotal moment in history to winning WWII.

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Versailles – Voltaire described it best – “a masterpiece of bad taste and magnificence”. Created by the Sun King, Versailles is one of France’s most visited attractions and inspirations for many re-creations across the world.
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Top 10 Sites to see in the Normandy Region of France

The Normandy region is a must see on a trip to France. Steeped in history with settlements of Celts, Romans and finally the Vikings in the 9th century, the Norman King William would launch his invasion from Normandy to conquer England in 1066. The Normandy region rich market towns continued to develop with Gothic and Romanesque towns in the 16th century and became the canvas for the painters of the Impressionist movement in the late 1800's. The beautiful coastlines would again be witness to an invasion in World War II as the landing site of the Allies in 1944 on D-Day to gain a foothold into Europe, a pivotal moment in history to winning WWII.

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Orléans - French city freed by Joan of Arc

History has not been kind to the city of Orléans which has seen more than its fair share of siege including its most famous one in the medieval ages by a French teenager named Joan of Arc who led the charge to defeat the English.

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Visiting the D-Day sites in Normandy and a pivotal moment in world history, I am overwhelmed with gratitude and pride to be American. My tour experience and tips.
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Bayeux, at the center of two of history's prominent trans-channel invasions, is a town to visit to see the Bayeux Tapestry & WWII history.

Bayeux, a small town in France, is the centerpiece for two famous trans-Channel invasions. The conquest of England by William the Conqueror in 1066 started from Bayeux. The Allied D-Day invasion struck the beaches north of this town on June 6th, 1944 and…
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