What can not be done in France
How to spend a vacation in France without trouble? What should tourists not do in order not to spoil the rest? Read the answers in this article. Do not throw…

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Metro Paris
The Paris Metro is the same age as the 20th century. The launch of the first line (“Vincennes Castle - Port Mayo”) was timed to coincide with the opening of…

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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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House-Museum of Henri Matisse in Nice

In Nice, on one of the hills of Cimiez, near the ancient Roman ruins in the 17th century Genoese mansion is the Matisse Museum. The building presents the artist’s work from the first work, Nature Perished in Books, to the last composition, Flowers and Fruits. In the expositions, the search for the path of the creator, his findings in working with color is traced. In a separate room are the graphic works of Matisse. Almost all of the sculptural creations of the painter are represented in the collection of this museum. Not only Matisse’s works became a decoration of the museum. The books illustrated by the artist, silk-screen printing, tapestries, ceramics, stained-glass windows, photographs, personal belongings, documents became an addition to the knowledge of the depth of thinking and the scope of imagination of a creative person. Nice Continue reading

Marseille old port

The old port of Marseille is the most visited part of the city by tourists. Everyone who came here hurries to go from the Old Port on an excursion to If Castle. Gourmets do not miss the opportunity to taste the exquisite and world-famous sea delicacies in the port restaurants. For lovers of sea walks are offered sightseeing boats, yachts. Such a trip will reveal to you the beauty of the city from the sea. Very close to the port are the famous historical monuments of Marseille: the Town Hall, the abbey of Saint-Victor, the cathedral of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde. From here you can continue your journey through the Mediterranean. The path to the heart of Marseille (how to get there) To get to the Old Port, take the metro. The station you need is called Vieux-Port Hotel de Ville. Taxis in France are expensive, but for the Continue reading

Lonschan Palace in Marseille

Lonshan Palace – an architectural hymn to fresh water in Marseille. It’s impossible not to be enthusiastic, a visit to the Lonshan Palace complex should be included in your program during a trip to Marseille. The decoration of the complex was a ten-meter cascading fountain in front of the Chateau d’Eau Palace. This is one of the ten most beautiful fountains in the world. In the castle park at the observatory, intergalactic spaces are explored by the largest telescopes in the world. Here you can see the collection of instruments of ancient astronomers. Museums occupy two parts of the building: on one side of the palace the Museum of Fine Arts receives visitors, the other side is occupied by the Museum of Natural History. The first introduces the works of Italian and French sculptors and painters of the 16-19th centuries. The second Continue reading

Notre Dame Cathedral
When we hear "Notre Dame de Paris", involuntarily in our minds emerge the heroes of the novel by Victor Hugo. The French writer wanted to draw the attention of his…

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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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