How much to take money
How much should I take with me on holiday to France? How much does it cost to eat and drink here? How much will tickets for attractions and transportation cost?…

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City and resort of Marseille
Marseille is the largest Mediterranean port, located in the southeastern part of France at the mouth of the Rhone on the shores of the Gulf of Lyon. Multinational, multifaceted and…

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History of France briefly for tourists
France is a country with a rich history and outstanding culture. She has given so much to the world that, in what area of ​​human life you will not look,…

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Eagle’s Nest (Le Bo de Provence)

On a barren weathered rock ridge nine hundred meters long and two hundred and eighty meters high – the ruins of the castle. On the mountain, rising to the foot of the rock massif – a living city, ivy greens, tiled roofs, solar heat comes even from the limestone walls of the houses, the streets smell like lavender – and growing in the surrounding fields, and sold in every shop.

Already at the end of the X century, the owners of the castle of Le Bo in Provence – Les Baux-de-Provence, arrogantly looking down on arable land and pastures, controlled a fairly vast surrounding land. By the middle of the next century, they were already among the strongest feudal families in the south of France. Senor Le Bo owned 79 towns and villages.

The owners of Le Bo, in their pride, built their genealogy to none other than the sorcerer Baltazar, awakened by a Christmas star, and wore a sixteen-rayed silver star on a black emblem as a sign of their genealogical claims. Who could compare with the owner of Le Bo? Who could dictate terms to him? Who could dare to offer him an alliance? “Raso d’eigloun, jamai vassalo” – “The eagle clan does not know vassality,” was the answer to anyone from the Continue reading

What sockets in France
Do the plugs of our electrical appliances plug into outlets in hotels in France? What is the voltage in the French networks, and will our devices work normally? Read the…

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Interesting about france
France is very different from what we fantasized about it, reading The Three Musketeers and Angelique. Listening to Charles Aznavour and Vanessa Paradis, watching Asterix and Obelix and Amelie. It…

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What can and cannot be exported from France
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Marseille old port
The old port of Marseille is the most visited part of the city by tourists. Everyone who came here hurries to go from the Old Port on an excursion to…

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