The Croix-Rouge Metro Station, Paris
Closed since 1939, the Croix-Rouge metro station has been used for advertising projects. This station has never been reused because of its proximity to two other resorts: Sèvres-Babylone and Mabillon .
The Sanatorium of Aincourt, Val-d’Oise
Before being abandoned, the Sanatorium of Aincourt welcomed patients for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis. During the Second World War, it also served as a concentration camp between 1940 and 1942. It is registered as a historical monument since 1999.
The Chateau de la Mothe-Chandeniers, Vienna
Built in the 13th century, the Chateau de la Mothe-Chandeniers has been renovated several times over the centuries. But from the twentieth century, part of this area is abandoned. Currently, a project of study of safeguard of the castle is in reflection .
The Bijou Castle, Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Château Bijou served as cloister, chapel or Mutuelle de la Police. In 2000, a fire broke out. Currently this building is under renovation .
The village of Oradour-sur-Glane, Haute-Vienne
The village of Oradour-sur-Glane still retains traces of the largest massacre of civilians committed in France by the German armies. On June 10, 1944, 642 inhabitants die. The village was rebuilt a few hundred meters from the old.
The hamlet of Périllos, Pyrénées-Orientales
Périllos is an abandoned hamlet. The last inhabitant left in the 1970s. This municipality has never known more than 1,300 inhabitants. And because of the freezing winter and the heat of summer, the population has steadily declined.
The village of Trévans, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Perched on the hillside, the village of Trévans was attacked many times during the wars of religion. The town is abandoned since the sixteenth century.
Do you know of other abandoned places in France ? Have you ever visited?