Places I've been: Mount San Michel, France. ✮ Mount San Michel at certain times is engulfed by the water and reveals the splendor of construction. Set in a medieval town called Avranches, this monastery was fortified in the thirteenth century.
Saint Chapelle, Paris, France - This Gothic chapel is considered one of the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period. It's most prominent feature is the upper level, which is encompassed by floor-to-ceiling stained glass windows.