Champs Elysees in Paris
The Champs Elysees is a place of unification of the French people into a single whole in the days of national fun or sorrow. Visiting this attraction of Paris is…

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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…

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Louvre Museum in Paris
The Louvre is beautiful and huge. Everyone who comes into it will receive a shock (aesthetic, of course). Lost in the Louvre is a tricky business. We will help you…

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famous French

(MIDI-PYRENEES

The Midi-Pyrénées region is a wealth of cultural, historical and natural heritage. As the name implies, it’s a mountain region in the Pyrenees, where at every step you can see the “bastides” – these are medieval villages with defensive fortifications, you can ride on quiet local roads on a mountain bike, ride fields on a horse, walk mountain trails on tourist routes. Basque traditions are strong in the Midi-Pyrénées region, giving a special charm to the wild and uniquely beautiful landscape. The tranquility of Gascony, the river valleys Lot attract lovers of outdoor recreation to this province. There are many rivers here – the Garonne, the Baize, the Lot, the many lakes and canals that connect the rivers – these are kilometers of water routes for lovers of water sports. Continue reading

Hotel Negresco in Nice

Nice. Cote d’Azur. Promenade des Anglais. Hotel in the neoclassical style “Negresco”. More than a century has passed since the opening of the institution, but, as in the old days, its popularity is very high. The halls in the styles of Madame Pompadour, Louis XVI, Napoleon III, Art Deco will be transferred to the time of luxury, sophistication and French charm. Do not be surprised if you meet celebrities in the corridors and halls of the hotel. The creams of society from different countries stop here. The business elite and government representatives conduct negotiations and business meetings in salons of antique furniture and antiques. Honestly, there are a lot of negative impressions on sites on the Internet about being in this famous historic building in Nice. Complaints concern dilapidated furniture, idle air conditioners, a musty smell, broken bathrooms. What can be countered by such arguments: the furniture is not old but old, the hotel is a museum Continue reading

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 France, from the city of Toulon to the Italian border. The border separates the French Riviera from the Italian, a region of Italian coastal resorts between the shores of the Ligurian Sea and the mountain range formed by the Apennines and the Alps. The name Cote d’Azur appeared with the light hand of a writer unfamiliar to our contemporaries, Stephen Liege, who published the book “Cote d’Azur” in 1870. The new name of the riviera was to the taste of the French and foreigners and since then has not gone out of use. But the geographic filling of the term was not finally defined: if from the east the Continue reading

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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CHAMPAGNE
Which of us does not know from what word the name of the so-called Champagne drink was so beloved by all. Of course, from the name of the province where…

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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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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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