One of the most interesting attractions of Avignon is Palais du Roure (which was built in the XV century). He has two more titles: Museum Baroncelli (Musée Baroncelli) and Baroncelli-Javon Hotel (l’Hôtel de Baroncelli-Javon).
The residence of the governing Grimaldi family, the Prince’s Palace of Monaco, is located in the Principality of Monaco. The Palace of Monaco, located in a beautiful location – close to the sea, on top of a cliff – is a home for members of the House of Grimaldi for over seven centuries! (The Princes of Monaco have not changed their residence, even once, during this period).
The Rue Droite in Nice is a place of location the Palais Lascari, one of the most interesting sights of the Old Town. Unfortunately, the street is too narrow to being there examine and evaluate the beauty of the building.
Palais Masséna («the Massena Palace», which currently houses the exhibition of Musée d’art et d’histoire («the Art and History Museum») (free admission for visitors), is located in the city center of Nice.
Palaces are important in the general perception of the beautiful French architectural composition. They attract admiring glances of tourists locating in magnificent gardens or placing on the majestic hills. Many travellers who wish to visit the palaces are no longer a novelty for the locals. And during a season they can be seen twice more.
Medieval France has traditionally been considered a country of castles and a homeland to monarchs. It was here where the brave knights and wondrous tales were born. The architectural splendour of castles attracts and fascinates because any one of them has become a true work of art of the golden age of European culture, an evidence of the development of science and art of that time.
The representatives of different eras are located in the territory of Provence – dilapidated stately castles that survived perfectly and are hold many enigmas for travellers. The proud history of the country lies in them, they have witnessed revolutions and military actions, the Crusades and palace coups.
Provence is a magnificent corner of France which includes the majestic Alps and the delightful Cote d'Azur. It is interesting to tourists from other countries by sea and ski resorts, attracts tourists be soft and measured climate, here you can inhale the aroma of the sea and enjoy the splendour of the mountain peaks. Stunningly beautiful historical monuments in the form of castles will become a great place of pilgrimage and recreation for many tourists. We know the Château d'If and the Château de Tarascon – that was where the fictional heroes of the writers Dumas and Daudet were in prison and therefore went down in history of these architectural monuments of the country.
Just take the elegant Palais Lascaris, an evidence of Gothic Revival, the Château Valros, the extant in perfect condition fortress Fort du mont Alban which offers a breathtaking sea view. And that's not all castles visiting which you can admire the unusual architecture and enjoy views of the surrounding buildings. A travel to the castles will enchant every tourist and will be the most memorable event in life.