Taxi in France
The rules and tariffs for taxis in France are reviewed every year. Last decision of February 15, 2018 (note: this article was updated in September 2018). There were a lot…

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Nice resort in France
Founded by the ancient Greeks, Nice, which was a favorite vacation spot of the Victorian aristocracy in the 19th century, is located in the southeastern part of France and is…

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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…

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German Francs

(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

What is the most disappointing thing in Paris, and why tourists are still attracted here

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

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

Holidays in France
What holidays are in France? How, what, and when do the French celebrate? What are some interesting traditions? Which holiday will be interesting for tourists, and which should not appear…

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Holidays in France
What holidays are in France? How, what, and when do the French celebrate? What are some interesting traditions? Which holiday will be interesting for tourists, and which should not appear…

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What can and cannot be exported from France
The laws of France and the EU almost do not restrict the export of items for tourists, but we should not forget about restrictions on imports to Russia. In this…

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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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