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The Benedictines in Burgundy and their extraordinary legacy

Geneviève Lacroix

Stay_in_Burgundy The historical connection between worship and wine The Benedictine order emerged in the 6th century and left an indelible imprint on the development of Christianity and monasticism in the West. The order’s disciples spread rapidly ...

Quest for authenticity in the historical accommodation market

Cindy Feix

Hebergements_historiques Turn your stay into an experience The latest trend to hit the world of tourism is the quest for experience and authenticity in every facet of one’s stay (accommodation, activities, catering), which is certainly ...

Yesterday’s Lifts – a little-known heritage

Jérôme Bertrand

yesterdays lifts A move to preserve historic lifts Do you know the history of the lift? – an invention that we take so much for granted these days, that we have lost sight of its importance in the development of ‘grafted’ architecture. ...

Old, restored or renovated?

Gery de Pierpont

Old_restored_or_renovated_50_clues_to_identify_vestiges_from_the_past 50 clues to identify vestiges from the past This handy guide will provide you with a series of key clues used by archaeologists to recognise the old parts of a building: how to interpret traces of ageing, wear and erosion? How to ...

Turbulent life of an Italian food taster during the Renaissance

Gery de Pierpont

Food_Taster Heritage and literature dialogue: Peter Elbling There are some texts which describe atmospheres and historical settings so realistically that they can almost bring old stones back to life. When words, musical cadences and poetry ...

We love romantic historic accommodation! Do you?

Gery de Pierpont

Hotel_Caron_de_Beaumarchais_Paris Discover intoHistory's most romantic rooms... Aren’t historic lodgings the essence of romance? I do believe so, because their comforting old walls they have resisted the test of time; because the warm tones of the period ...

Searching for a historic hotel in Europe?

Gery de Pierpont

Hotel_St_Merry_Paris_Marais Get inspired with intoHistory! More and more travellers and holidaymakers are looking for accommodation with character rather than the run-of-the-mill facilities offered by the large hotel chains – unusual ...

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