Gorges de l'Areuse, Switzerland. The Val de Travers is a Jura mountain valley perpendicular to the main valleys (hence the name). The river Areuse has cut itself steeply through the soft limestone and clay sediments. Following the river makes for a very scenic walk. Val de Travers,
La Couvertoirade, Aveyron (12), Languedoc-Roussillon region, France. This well-preserved fortified town was owned by the Knights Templar, under orders from the Commandery of Sainte-Eulalie, from the twelfth century.