Venice (San Polo and Santa Croce)

San Polo and Santa Croce lie in the bend of the Grand Canal. The largest palazzi stand along the Grand Canal. Now there are interesting museums. In 1097, in the […]

Venice (sestiere Castello)

Castello is the largest sestiere of Venice, stretching east of San Marco. The name Castello derives from the fortress standing in the eighth century in the place of today’s church […]

Venice

Venice is located in the Veneto region, once inhabited by the Euganei, a Proto-Italic ethnic group. Around 950 BC they were conquered by the Veneti, probably of the Illyrian origin. […]

Venice (sestiere San Marco)

Venice is divided into sestiere (districts). The heart of the city is Piazza San Marco in San Marco sestiere, with many representative buildings like the Basilica of St. Mark or […]

Carcassonne

The first historical traces in the Carcassonne region date from the 8th century BC. At that time it was a Celtic village (oppidum) surrounded by a shaft and located about […]

Pszczyna (Pless)

Pszczyna, located in Upper Silesia on the edge of the Pszczyna Forest, was probably founded in the second half of the 13th century. There were several theories about the origins […]

Nîmes

Nîmes located in the Languedoc-Roussillon region (now Occitania), near the Mediterranean coast, is a charming French city with amazing Roman monuments. Before the Roman period, there was a fortified Celtic […]

Arles

Arles is a charming Provencal city. Each tenement house is decorated with blue or gray shutters, simply everything seems to be in pastel colors and only changes its shades with […]

Orange

Orange is a city located in the Rhone Valley, north of Avignon. It was founded in 35 BC by veterans of the second roman legion as Arausio (local Celtic water […]