Völklingen Ironworks

A visible trace of the industrial reconversion, a valuable legacy of the industrial heritage, a gem of the industrial art. The Völklingen Ironworks was declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1994, constituting the only example in Western Europe that has remained intact after the end of production due to the industrial reconversion. Eleazar.

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Metz

On my recent visit to la capitale de la Lorraine I realised once again how well preserved old French cities are. I did not have high expectations for Metz though, and in the end it turns out that it is one of the most picturesque cities in France. The best way to explore Metz and … Sigue leyendo Metz

Echternach

Echternach is the oldest city in Luxembourg. Despite being quite small, it has an interesting ensemble of historical buildings that are worth discovering, specially the old Abbey, now turned into an important educational institution (the Lycée Classique d'Echternach), and also the Basilica of Saint Willibrord, rebuilt in accordance with the finest Romanesque standards. Charming and … Sigue leyendo Echternach

Sardinia

Although short and intense, the trip to Sardinia at the beginning of October was extremely rewarding; the perfect occasion to recover energies for the coming winter, in an idyllic summer resort on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, bathed by a caressing sun and touched by a pleasant breeze. Unfortunately I did not have time … Sigue leyendo Sardinia

Esch-sur-Sûre

Esch-sur-Sûre is a hidden gem in Les Ardennes, a quaint little village full of charm ideally located in a meander of the river Sûre, surrounded by lush forests and soft hills. After a sudden downpour I was lucky enough to enjoy the view of a double rainbow over Esch-sur-Sûre, something that added some more magic … Sigue leyendo Esch-sur-Sûre