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Castle Cornet – The historical defense of the island and the roadstead in Guernsey
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Castle Cornet – The historical defense of the island and the roadstead in Guernsey

Formerly a tidal island, it was originally fortified until the 13th century. In 1066 when William Duke of Normandy became William I, King of England, the island became possession of the English Crown. In 1204, King John lost control of Normandy but the is...
Three Towers of San Marino – The symbol of defence of freedom in San Marino
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Three Towers of San Marino – The symbol of defence of freedom in San Marino

Located on the three peaks of Monte Titano in the capital, also called San Marino, they are depicted on both the national flag and the coat of arms. The three towers of San Marino are named, Guaita, Cesta and Montale. The Guaita is the oldest of the thre...

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