Went by boat to the 19th century castle Miramar. It was built for Maximilian of Austri and his wife Carlotta of Belgium. Maximilian was offered the post of Mexican Emperor. A French army supported him against Mexican rebels led by Benito Juarez. However, the Americans invoked the Monroe doctrine - Europeans should not intervene in the affairs of any American country - and the French had to withdraw. Maximilian was soon taken prisoner. Carlotta tried to save him but the powers refused to do so. He was shot: an event recorded in a famous painting by Edouard Manet, Carlotta Went mad. Miramar is not a museum.