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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…

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NORMANDIE
Normandy. For every Frenchman, this province is connected with the sea, idyllic village landscapes and rich history. If you want to feel the beauty of Normandy, look at the canvases…

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History of France briefly for tourists
France is a country with a rich history and outstanding culture. She has given so much to the world that, in what area of ​​human life you will not look,…

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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 away tickets for the metro. Perhaps this is the most common trouble that happens in France with Russian tourists. The payment system in the French subways is the same as in Moscow or St. Petersburg. Buy a one-time ticket or a pack of ten such tickets. Entrance to the metro is by ticket, exit is free. Read our review of Paris Metro. However, there is a significant difference – there are controllers in the French metro. They stop passengers and ask for a ticket. No ticket? A fine of 50 euros. Conclusion: do not throw the ticket until the end of the trip. Do not take 200 and 500 euro bills with you. The French in everyday life 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 in France? Read the answers in this article. Calendar for 2019 and 2020 2019 2020 New Year January 1 January 1 Good Friday * April 19 April Easter ** April 21 April 12 Bright Monday April 22 April 13 Labor Day May 1 May 1 Victory Day in Europe May 8 May 8 Ascension Day May 30 21 May Pentecost 10 June 1 June Bastille Day 14 July 14 July Ascension Day Virgin Mary August 15 August 15 All Saints Day November 1 November 1 Reconciliation Day November 11 November 11 Christmas Eve *** December 24 December 24 Christmas December 25 December 25th St. Stephen’s Day * December 26th December 26th * – Day off only in Lorraine and Alsace Continue reading

Cannes Film Festival

In 2017, Cannes will already meet 70 times famous actors on the red carpet at the Palais des Festivals. The Cannes International Film Festival, which began in 1939, attracts everyone a little less than a century once a year: filmgoers, representatives of the world of cinema, journalists, just gossip fans. Glitter of jewelry, designer outfits, stylish hairstyles work wonders with people. Everyone wants to see the famous, beloved movie stars, to witness the birth of new objects to follow and admiration. Arriving at the Cannes Film Festival implies a complete immersion in luxury, glamor, discussion of everyone and everything and, of course, many, many films: new, interesting, incomprehensible, experimental. If you are not afraid of long lines, crowds, sometimes too noisy, of fans and admirers of venerable representatives of the film factory, the high cost of attending an expensive event, Continue reading

History of France briefly for tourists

France is a country with a rich history and outstanding culture. She has given so much to the world that, in what area of ​​human life you will not look, in each we will see the presence of the French nation. When did the French star light up in the sky? How did the state grow? What cultural treasure does France own? Look for answers to these questions in our short excursion into the past and present of a great country. Gaul and the Roman Empire The first mention of people in the territory of modern France dates back about 2 million years ago. The tools of stone, which became the find of archaeologists in Silac and Lezignon la Ceb, also serve as proof of this. Karnak stones and cave paintings in Lasko and Gargas speak of the activity of a prehistoric man. In the Iron Age, the first Continue reading

France – information and interesting facts

France is the center of international tourism, whose treasures, cultural and natural, delight all tourists. This is the oldest state in Western Europe with an area of ​​about 550 thousand square meters. km is the fifth part of the European Union. The main city of the country – Paris – has become the main city of all lovers. The Atlantic Ocean is washed by the French state along with the Mediterranean Sea and the North, and the English Channel helps them. With sushi, the neighbors of the country are Andorra, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg, Monaco, Germany, Switzerland, Spain. Land ownership of the country is located not only on the mainland, but also beyond. These include: the island of Corsica, Guadeloupe, Reunion, Martinique, French Guiana. There are possessions of France with special status. For example, the islands of Mayotte, Miquelon, Saint Pierre. And French Polynesia, New Caledonia, the islands of Wallis and Futuna (Horn) became at one time the overseas territories of the Continue reading

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Disneyland Paris
Disneyland near Paris is a country of childhood that every child wants to get into, and every adult dreams of returning to it. A planet inhabited by cartoon characters and…

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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…

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(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…

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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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