Cannes city and resort
Cannes (as well as Caen or Cannes) is one of the most popular and expensive resorts of the Cote d'Azur. It is located in the southeastern part of France, in…

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French Riviera
Cote d'Azur (French Cote d'Azur) or French Riviera - a resort coast in the southeastern part of France. It stretched almost half the length of the Mediterranean coastline belonging to…

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What can be brought from France
France is the country of Alexander Dumas and Victor Hugo, the Eiffel Tower and Montmartre, chic boutiques and the Cote d'Azur. The homeland of champagne and cognac is famous for…

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Lerins Abbey in Cannes

France is rich in monuments of culture and architecture with ancient history. Catholics from all over the world come to the country in order to bow before the outstanding shrines. One of them is Lerinsky Abbey on the island of Sainte Honor (it is 3 km from Cannes). The abbey has a rich history, famous residents, later saints. The architecture of 86 buildings impresses not only with its unusualness, but also with its age. Millennial towers, fortresses, chapels became the decoration of the island. Silent monks cultivate the land, growing grapes, oranges, lavender. Many wanderers come to the island for monastic wine and liquor. An interesting episode of life on the island is the “festival of silence”, the participants of which can be only a couple of dozen present at the Cannes film festival. They share a vow of silence with the monks, retiring to Saint-Honor. Lerinsky Abbey is a national monument of France, which is visited by believers from all over the world and connoisseurs of ancient architectural structures. “The ferry is sailing, the water is singing …” (how to get there) Since the abbey is located Continue reading

If Castle in Marseille

One of the most popular places in Marseille is the If castle. The phenomenon of its popularity is based on characters, one of which has never been there – the Iron Mask, and the other was a fictional hero – Edmond Dantes (Alexander Dumas “Count of Monte Cristo”). Millions of tourists annually come to If Island to walk through the prison rooms, soak up the spirit of mystery and danger of the premises. Being originally a fort for defense against attacks from the sea, only once in its entire history were guns fired from If Castle. So King Francis I greeted Catherine de Medici who came to him. The tourist attraction Continue reading

Montmartre – a district, a hill and a street of artists in Paris

Montmartre is the highest hill in Paris, the name of the 18th municipal district. It has a reputation of a bohemian and relaxed area of ​​the capital of France. Tourists are attracted by the world famous attractions of the area. The Sacre Coeur Basilica – the symbol of Paris – is located at the very top of the hill. The Roman-Byzantine style of construction impresses with stained-glass windows, a monumental mosaic, the bell “Savoyar” of 19 tons. Here in the crypt stands the world-famous statue of the Savior of mankind with a flaming heart. Two more churches decorated the hill: Saint-Pierre and Saint-Jean-de-Montmartre. You can see the famous cancan in the Moulin Rouge, the famous cabaret. Montmartre was Continue reading

Palace Versailles
Versailles is the world famous symbol of France, saturated with the history of a great country, the spirit of palace intrigues and, of course, love dramas. The attraction includes a…

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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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Lerins Abbey in Cannes
France is rich in monuments of culture and architecture with ancient history. Catholics from all over the world come to the country in order to bow before the outstanding shrines.…

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French cuisine for tourists
French national cuisine, like the cuisines of other countries, has for centuries evolved from the regional culinary traditions of various historical regions of the country. But there is another component…

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