Tende is a small village in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur province of France near the border with Italy. It has been inhabited since the 7th Century (if not earlier) and has been part of various kingdoms affiliated with both France & Italy over the years.

Tende is a small village in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur province of France near the border with Italy. It has been inhabited since the 7th Century (if not earlier) and has been part of various kingdoms affiliated with both France & Italy over the years.

Henrietta Maria of France (25 November 1609 – 10 September 1669) was the Queen consort of England, Scotland, and Ireland as the wife of King Charles I. She was mother of two kings, Charles II and James II, and grandmother of two queens and one king, Mary II, William III and Anne of Great Britain, as well as paternal aunt of Louis XIV of France. The North American Province of Maryland was named in her honor, and the name was carried over into the current U.S. state of Maryland.

Henrietta Marie de Bourbon (1609-1669)

Henrietta Maria of France (25 November 1609 – 10 September 1669) was the Queen consort of England, Scotland, and Ireland as the wife of King Charles I. She was mother of two kings, Charles II and James II, and grandmother of two queens and one king, Mary II, William III and Anne of Great Britain, as well as paternal aunt of Louis XIV of France. The North American Province of Maryland was named in her honor, and the name was carried over into the current U.S. state of Maryland.

Versailles – France  Probably the world's most famous garden, it was built for Louis XIV and designed by Andre Le Notre. The laying out of the gardens required enormous work. Vast amounts of earth had to be shifted to lay out the flower beds, the Orangerie, the fountains and the Canal, where previously only woods, grasslands and marshes were. The earth was transported in wheelbarrows, the trees were conveyed by cart from all the provinces of France and thousands of men, sometimes whole…

10 Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World

Versailles – France Probably the world's most famous garden, it was built for Louis XIV and designed by Andre Le Notre. The laying out of the gardens required enormous work. Vast amounts of earth had to be shifted to lay out the flower beds, the Orangerie, the fountains and the Canal, where previously only woods, grasslands and marshes were. The earth was transported in wheelbarrows, the trees were conveyed by cart from all the provinces of France and thousands of men, sometimes whole…

Brittany, France | Incredible Pictures

Château de Fougères – Brittany

Brittany, France | Incredible Pictures

We were in Rocamadour during the daylight hours, so didn't get to see this amazing sight. France

Breathtakingly Beautiful Pictures of France

We were in Rocamadour during the daylight hours, so didn't get to see this amazing sight. France

Perigord:natural region and former province of France;the current Dordogne département,forming the northern part of the Aquitaine région.Divided into four regions:the Périgord Noir,Périgord Blanc, Périgord Vert,Périgord Pourpre. Noted for its cuisine,its products related to ducks and geese, (foie gras);the most famous truffle areas of France.Périgourdine wines:famed Bergerac (red and white) and Monbazillac.

Perigord:natural region and former province of France;the current Dordogne département,forming the northern part of the Aquitaine région.Divided into four regions:the Périgord Noir,Périgord Blanc, Périgord Vert,Périgord Pourpre. Noted for its cuisine,its products related to ducks and geese, (foie gras);the most famous truffle areas of France.Périgourdine wines:famed Bergerac (red and white) and Monbazillac.

Zaragoza Falls, Waterfall, Pyrenees (border of France and Spain)

101 Most Beautiful Places To Visit Before You Die! (Part II)

Zaragoza Falls, Waterfall, Pyrenees (border of France and Spain)

Rocamadour (France) fairytale place on Earth. it is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France. It lies in the former province of Quercy. Rocamadour[1] has attracted visitors for its setting in a gorge above a tributary of the River Dordogne, and especially for its historical monuments and its sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which for centuries has attracted pilgrims from every country, among them kings, bishops, and nobles.

Rocamadour (France) fairytale place on Earth. it is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France. It lies in the former province of Quercy. Rocamadour[1] has attracted visitors for its setting in a gorge above a tributary of the River Dordogne, and especially for its historical monuments and its sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which for centuries has attracted pilgrims from every country, among them kings, bishops, and nobles.

Cap, 1760–90, French, cotton, linen. This peasant bonnet is from the Cher River valley in Touraine, a former province of France southwest of Paris. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Cap, 1760–90, French, cotton, linen. This peasant bonnet is from the Cher River valley in Touraine, a former province of France southwest of Paris. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Las Vegas, NV in the Paris Hotel ~  Le Village Buffet brings to life five provinces of France for a dynamic, multi-flavored meal ~ live-action stations w/food cooked to order THE BEST buffet I've ever been to.

Las Vegas, NV in the Paris Hotel ~ Le Village Buffet brings to life five provinces of France for a dynamic, multi-flavored meal ~ live-action stations w/food cooked to order THE BEST buffet I've ever been to.

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