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The Great Clock - Le Gros Horloge, or “The Great Clock”, in Rouen, France was built in the 14th century, and sits atop an ancient stone arch amongst surviving half-timbered houses from the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries. Visitor’s can climb inside the clock to see its mechanisms, and get a great view of the street below. What a scene!

Bern, Switzerland - a landmark medieval tower built in the early 13th century, it has served the city as guard tower, prison, and 15th-century astronomical clock.