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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What sockets in France
Do the plugs of our electrical appliances plug into outlets in hotels in France? What is the voltage in the French networks, and will our devices work normally? Read the…

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Hotel Negresco in Nice
Nice. Cote d'Azur. Promenade des Anglais. Hotel in the neoclassical style "Negresco". More than a century has passed since the opening of the institution, but, as in the old days,…

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cultural heritage

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

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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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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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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