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 this amazing drink is made – Champagne. This region is located east of Paris. You will see medieval churches, timeless castles, villages on the banks of calm rivers, fortresses in the Ardennes and endless vineyards, stretching as far as the horizon, between Reims and Epernay.
If you decide to visit Champagne, then 80 km. from Paris you should drive through the city of La Ferté-sous-Jouarre, where the 7th-century Benedictine abbey is located. Not far from this abbey is Château-Thierry, and Continue reading
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
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 the end of November: Christmas trees are set up in the squares, and festive illumination is everywhere. Paris Christmas Outfit The largest Christmas tree in Paris – 30 meters high – adorns the Tuileries Garden. Champs Elysees, sparkling with millions of electric garland lights, invites tourists to ride the rides and listen to live music. Christmas fairs begin, with stalls stylized as village houses. The largest fair is waiting for its customers in the quarter of Defense – 350 houses. Here you can buy homemade products from farmers from different regions of France, try homemade cakes, drink mulled wine or apple juice. Traditionally, Christmas souvenirs, soap, jewelry, ceramics, toys are sold at fairs. The most Continue reading