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 Champs Elysees is a place of unification of the French people into a single whole in the days of national fun or sorrow. Visiting this attraction of Paris is a must for tourists, otherwise no one will believe that you were in the capital of France. A walk through the modern Champs Elysees will take you into the world of beauty, tranquility and chic. A walking tour of the avenue will take you to the outstanding landmark of the French – the Arc de Triomphe. The park ensemble will impress with sophistication and thoughtful compositions. In the square of Concord stands a stele. For thirty centuries she stood in Lucros in the temple of Ramses II. The Viceroy of Egypt gave it to Napoleon. Two fountains with figures of characters from myths adjoin the stele. The area is decorated with 8 statues symbolizing the large cities of France, and Continue reading
Versailles is the world famous symbol of France, saturated with the history of a great country, the spirit of palace intrigues and, of course, love dramas. The attraction includes a palace and a park, which are located 13 km from Paris. The Palace of Versailles is recognized as the largest palace in Europe. Although the size of the palaces is difficult to judge, because they are all different. European palace complexes are planned as a large central building with a park around, and Asian palaces are a collection of smaller buildings, for example, the Forbidden City in Beijing, which is considered the largest palace complex in the world. It is very difficult to compare the sizes, if you take into account the area of the parks, then European palaces are in the lead, but if you do not take into account the parks, then all the leaders are in Asia. The royal palace is built on a royal scale. The first floor of the main building of the palace was occupied by the Mirror Hall, in which significant events of Continue reading