Sorcery

Inside the cave - ©YannickPatois / CC-BY-SA Inside the cave - ©YannickPatois / CC-BY-SA

The legend Like many other caves, the legend says that the chasm of Poudrey and its area are the Devil’s entrance door! Do you want to hear the legend? A young girl from Etalans was sent packing by...

Chapel and porte de France - ©BRUNNER Emmanuel / CC-BY-SA Chapel and porte de France - ©BRUNNER Emmanuel / CC-BY-SA

Joan of Arc in Vaucouleurs A kid with her torn dress May 13th 1428. Hundred Years. War. We were in Vaucouleurs, a French garrison in the heart of a land allied with Burgundians and English. In the...

The caves - ©Chatsam / CC-BY-SA The caves - ©Chatsam / CC-BY-SA

Margot’s cave Mad Margot! Caves have lots of legends, generally, but here, more than anywhere else! Here, some pagan rites used to take place. People did them on purpose, because those rites helped...

The lake - ©Rich mussel / CC-BY The lake - ©Rich mussel / CC-BY

The legend of the Devil’s lake A strange Corsican lake, full of mysteries… of course, there’s a legend, here! Oh, oh, a legend with the Devil, maybe? Yes! here’s the story… It was the Devil's home...

The creeks - ©Isiwal / CC-BY-SA The creeks - ©Isiwal / CC-BY-SA

The creeks Those granite rocks sculpted by elements are lovely Corsican landscapes. Overlooking the Pianetta and the capo d’Oro, we can admire those creeks (calanques in French) from the sea or from...

The bridge - ©PMRMaeyaert / CC-BY-SA The bridge - ©PMRMaeyaert / CC-BY-SA

The bridge The French historian Prosper Mérimée described it like ″a ribbon over a precipice″. Yes! A real architectural exploit! This amazing bridge was raised between 1320 and 1340. It has an only...

A lion in the castle - ©Emmenngee / CC-BY-SA A lion in the castle - ©Emmenngee / CC-BY-SA

The Devil in Bonneval ! 1227. A terrible earthquake did big damages on the keep. The lady of Bonneval, Anne de Lestrange, didn’t know what to do: her husband, Richard, left to wage war. He won’t...

Chateaugay - ©GaMip / CC-BY-SA Chateaugay - ©GaMip / CC-BY-SA

The horrible Giac! This big keep overlooks the small city... Châteaugay! Brrr, with its dark stones, it’s a pretty impressive castle... yes, and a pact with the Devil was signed here... with a...

The castle - ©Anecdotrip.com / CC-BY-NC-SA The castle - ©Anecdotrip.com / CC-BY-NC-SA

Hoardings Culan’s story began in 1080, with the construction of a wooden fortress by Gillardus de Linière. In 1188, French king Philip Augustus fought against the English and his troops put fire to...

The fountain: Louis XV - ©François de Dijon The fountain: Louis XV - ©François de Dijon

The square This square was named after the Dominican convent ("Preacher Brothers"), destroyed during the Revolution. Do you know that this is Aix’s oldest square, created by king René when he...


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