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
In addition to the world famous Vichy and Biaritsa, in France there are many other worthy medical resorts. They are not much inferior to the promoted European health resorts. But they offer cheaper holidays, at least 30-40% cheaper than, for example, in Karlovy Vary. We are talking about resorts within the Eurothermes group.
The Eurothermes Association was established in 1974. Guy Ebrar, a dermatologist and specialist in hydrotherapy, is considered its founder. Twenty-seven years ago, he decided to combine into one group medical resorts located in five regions of France: Languedoc-Roussillon, Poitou-Charente, Auvergne, Rhone-Alpes and Midi-Pyrenees. These areas are very rich in thermal springs, which have long been famous for Continue reading
You have to visit Paris for the first time in your life, and you are already looking forward to romantic walks and unforgettable experiences? We hasten to disappoint you – many Paris disappoints. And that’s why.
1. Parisians speak French
There is a phrase that sounds something like this: “Paris would be great if not for the Parisians.” This is partly true. Alas, but apparently this property of many residents of tourist cities is not to love foreigners. No, Parisians are not arrogant, and they are not snobs. They are just comfortable in an environment of their own kind. In order to gain the friendship of a Frenchman, you must perfectly speak his language Continue reading