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Lionel - La boutique de madeleines de Liverdun - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this third segment on the madeleine, a specialty of the Lorraine region, we find out more about the history of the famous pastry. Did you know that the first madeleine appeared in the Middle Ages?

Lionel - La boutique de madeleines de Liverdun - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Lionel is still in Liverdun, a small village in the Lorraine, to find out some more about the madeleine. It's a specialty of the region that comes in various delicious flavors, such as mirabelle plum and bergamot orange.

Lionel - La boutique de madeleines de Liverdun - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Meet Jean-Claude and Rachelle, who own a specialty store full of delicious goodies. They talk to Lionel about the madeleine, a specialty of the Lorraine region that was supposedly invented by a cook named (you guessed it!) Madeleine.

Lionel - La Cathédrale de Toul - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Astrid gives us a detailed description of the Toul Cathedral, its history, and its special features. Though its gargoyles may look scary, they serve a special purpose: draining rainwater off the roof. A light and sound show takes place every year, highlighting the gargoyles and the cathedral's amazing architecture.

Lionel - La Cathédrale de Toul - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Still in Toul, Lionel takes a closer look at the Saint-Étienne Cathedral in Toul. Its construction started in the thirteen hundreds and was completed around 1495.

Lionel - Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Metz

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

We continue our visit to Metz with Lionel, who takes us inside the Saint-Étienne Cathedral, famous for its huge stained glass windows. After that, if you don't feel like walking, you can take the little tourist train and enjoy the sites at a leisurely pace.

Lionel - à Wissembourg

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Lionel takes us to the small town of Wissembourg (or "Weißenburg," since it's situated in Alsace where German is spoken as well). It boasts a beautiful church and a nice restaurant where Lionel goes to be "crowned." Another one of his signature jokes and puns await you in this video.

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