Worn by countless medieval soldiers over the centuries, these stone stairs lead to Sperlinga Castle. . In the year 1282, during the period of the Sicilian Vespers, a French garrison barricaded itself inside, resisting the siege for an entire year
A Day at Château de Fontainebleau - Originally built in the 12th century by Louis VII, it was under François I that the château saw great change. With a passion for the arts, particularly architecture, he made many improvements and expansions. Taking advantage of his military campaigns to Italy, he invited several Italian artists to France, including Rosso Fiorentino, who he enlisted to decorate the château. The gallery is embellished with intricate carved panels by Scibec da Carpi.