CHRISTMAS IN FRANCE
Paris is a world-famous center for cultural, commercial and fashionable life. Before the main Catholic holiday, the capital of France is especially beautiful. Preparations for Christmas begin in Paris at…

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Cabaret Moulin Rouge in Paris
Dancing, luxury, celebration, the beauty of the female body is the Moulin Rouge. Who does not dream, while sitting on the couch, to enjoy expensive champagne, wine or cognac, while…

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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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Island of st margarita

St. Marguerite Island has been keeping the secrets of the Iron Mask for over 300 years. Tourists coming here will not be able to solve them, but they will have a unique opportunity to touch the mysterious history of a political prisoner. The walls of the cells of the royal prison are painted by Jean de Haque. This is a peculiar route from camera to camera, telling about this place and resembling the faces of prisoners. The corner of the sea breeze, eucalyptus rustle and clean air will conquer with its beauty everyone who sets foot on its shore. An 8 km walk trail provides picnic stops and leisurely contemplation of the surrounding landscape. International diving center is designed to help all lovers of underwater extreme sports. Diving into the clear coastal waters will be a journey into a sea tale. For fans of a ride on the waves of the Mediterranean, a sailing club has been created. Architectural monuments will be interesting to all lovers of antiquity. Fort Royal of the 18th century Continue reading

La Croisette in Cannes

Cannes is a city of luxury, wealth and chic. The popularity of this town holds a film festival. The world of celebrities, public figures will always attract mere mortals. The main place for demonstrating diamonds and other attributes of the wealth of famous people of this world is the Croisette. The three-kilometer embankment is designed to show themselves and explore others. Incredibly beautiful yachts, ships, the sea coast on the one hand, and the glittering of famous hotels, casinos, palaces, expensive cars – on the other. Tall palms, flowers, street musicians and pantomimes, and, of course, recognizable faces complement the beauty. Local residents, and just vacationers, make evening and morning runs. Of Continue reading

St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral in Nice

St. Nicholas Cathedral is the center of the spiritual life of the Russian colony in southern France. This is an object of cultural heritage of the two powers. The interest of tourists, believers, clergy, activists, officials and art historians does not diminish in him. Refined, proportional, of impressive size, the temple was built in the “old Russian” style. The colors of the church are in harmony with the climate of Nice: a pale shade of brick cladding, a majolica of green-blue tide, white stones. The decorative wealth of the twin towers is striking. The walls of the cathedral contain many events, tragic and vivid. Unique are the shrines of the sights. The icon of Nicholas the Wonderworker is honored to be entrusted to the lectern. In memory of P.A. Stolypin on the left side of the salt in the icon case installed the icon of the Apostle Peter. At the right side of the salt is the image of the Mother of God of “All Who Sorrow Joy.” For the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty, the church received the original icon of the Archangel Michael from the sketch of the famous L.A. Pianovsky. The edges of the cathedral iconostasis are decorated with two icons of the Continue reading

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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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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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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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What to bring to France
What to put in a suitcase for holidays in France? What exactly is useful, and what to take is not necessary at all? What will help save valuable time? What…

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