King’s Highway

The King’s Highway was one of the most important ancient trade routes in the Middle East. It ran from Heliopolis in Egypt through the Sinai Peninsula to Aqaba, where it […]

Matala

Matala, which is now mainly a tourist resort with a beautiful beach, was a small fishing village until the middle of the 20th century. Still, its past is definitely more […]

Mdina

Mdina is a fortified city located almost in the middle of Malta. Today, often called the Silent City, until the arrival of the Knights Hospitallers it was the bustling capital […]

Chania

Chania, located between the emerald waters of the Mediterranean Sea and the White Mountains (Lefka Ori), is one of the most beautiful and captivating cities of Crete. Once there was […]

Gortyn

Gortyn is located in the middle of the fertile Messara plain, a strategic area inhabited since the Neolithic period. The remains of a villa from the Minoan period were found […]

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 […]

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 […]