Mature Flâneur

Dolceacqua: A Lost World of Medieval Enchantment

Within those stone walls, another Italy

Tim Ward, Mature Flâneur
Globetrotters
Published in
7 min readMay 24, 2024

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Dolceacqua’s Doria Castle. All photos by Tim Ward

After two months traveling through southern France, Teresa (my beloved spouse) and I must have seen a hundred medieval villages. So much antique cute-osity: hand-crafted stone houses, windy little streets, rough-hewn stairways, time-worn statues, towering châteaus…

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Tim Ward, Mature Flâneur
Globetrotters

Author, communications expert and publisher of Changemakers Books, Tim is now a full time Mature Flaneur, wandering Europe with Teresa, his beloved wife.