Heavily bombarded during WW2Poggibonsi’s charm resides in the suburbs and its hidden gems: an open-air museum, a medieval inn and a nearby castle
Medieval hilltop villages offer delightful opportunities for slow, more authentic, and sustainable, tourism. In 2017 Italy intends to focus on them.
France overflows with medieval religious heritage in ruins. One victim is the Abbey of Fontenelle at La Roche-sur-Yon
In late Antiquity, a Roman bath fell into disuse in Moissac. Soon after, the church of Saint-Martin, the oldest in France, was built inside the ruins.
In the 11th century, the rich silver mines in Rammelsberg gave rise to the construction of a splendid palace complex in Goslar.
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.
In 1977 the Sarcophagus of Chrodoara was discovered in the church in Amay. The stone-carvings on the slab are widely recognised as unique
Declared a National Monument in 1961, the medieval town of Albarracin is probably one of the most beautiful and evocative places to experience old Spain
The Story of the Lovers of Teruel published in the 16th c entury is said to have a medieval tragedy at its core.
Although founded as the seat of a bishop in the 11th century, it took more than 150 years before Linköping began to look like a proper city.
Catalogue of nearly 10,000 epigraphic inscriptions found in Alhambra have recently been concluded unveiling unimaginative riches
Medieval city of Lund in Scania is believed to have been founded in AD 990. It soon became a major Christian centre and retains its medieval core
St. Kilda is a small group of islands far off the West Coast of the Outer Hebrides. Inhabited for at least four millennia it has a rich medieval past.
On the edge of the Fenlands at Oikington an Anglo-Saxon man named Hoch built a farm sometime in the 5th century. here, his family was buried
The Anglo-Saxon hermit, St. Guthlac, had a career reaching from aristocratic warrior over monastic visionary to patron saint of Crowland Abbey
For a long time a number of research projects have explored the culturally fluid landscape of the Medieval Fenlands in Eastern England. New book tells the story