Medieval Poggibonsi in Tuscany was a fortified hilltop village. Now an open-air museum, it is dedicated to authenticity and faithful recreation.
France overflows with medieval religious heritage in ruins. One victim is the Abbey of Fontenelle at La Roche-sur-Yon
The Rune Stones at Jelling are in for a renewed scrutiny by Donald Duck and his bright nephews, when the search goes on for a unique Viking necklace.
Until recently the Castle of Füzér was a dilapidated ruin romantically hewn from a steep rock in north-eastern Hungary. Now it has been completely rebuilt.
St. Denis in Northern Paris was the first Gothic cathedral. In 1846 its magnificent spire crumbled in a storm. Now, plans are underway to reconstruct it
In December 2015, the Munich Diocese decided to close the Bridgettine Abbey in Altomünster. The future fate of the priceless collections is unknown.
The Crusades were much more than just adventurous escapades into the peripheries of European Christendom. They were also powerful loci for memory.
This year Gloucester celebrated the 800th anniversary of the Coronation of King Henry III with a re-enactment in Gloucester Cathedral
A major European medieval events is the twelve-day-festival in Santa Maria da Feira in Portugal. Recently the motives behind participation were explored.
The re-enactment of the Coronation of Charles IV in Prague is a recurrent event. This year, it will be a faithful, scientifically based recreation
Twice a year the Tarasque – a medieval river-monster – is dragged through the streets of Tarascon in memory of the heroic deed of St. Martha of Bethany
Since 2010 curators at English Heritage have worked hard to make Tintagel both more informative and welcoming. The question is: have they succeeded?
“Land of Legends” will soon begin the huge project of recreating the Great Hall, which was found in Gl. Lejre a few years back.
What role does the medieval fabric of Mediterranean cities play in the construction of these cities as cultural heritage?
A contingent of French soldiers formed a guard of honour when the purported ring of Joan of Arc illegally returned to France
When parts of the Matrera Castle - Castillo de Matrera - slided into the ground in 2013 it prompted a red alert from Hispania Nostra. Officially designated as important cultural heritage, locals set about restoring it. Now the result has caused horror among conservationists.