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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Louvre Museum in Paris
The Louvre is beautiful and huge. Everyone who comes into it will receive a shock (aesthetic, of course). Lost in the Louvre is a tricky business. We will help you…

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CHAMPAGNE
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…

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Eagle’s Nest (Le Bo de Provence)

On a barren weathered rock ridge nine hundred meters long and two hundred and eighty meters high – the ruins of the castle. On the mountain, rising to the foot of the rock massif – a living city, ivy greens, tiled roofs, solar heat comes even from the limestone walls of the houses, the streets smell like lavender – and growing in the surrounding fields, and sold in every shop.

Already at the end of the X century, the owners of the castle of Le Bo in Provence – Les Baux-de-Provence, arrogantly looking down on arable land and pastures, controlled a fairly vast surrounding land. By the middle of the next century, they were already among the strongest feudal families in the south of France. Senor Le Bo owned 79 towns and villages.

The owners of Le Bo, in their pride, built their genealogy to none other than the sorcerer Baltazar, awakened by a Christmas star, and wore a sixteen-rayed silver star on a black emblem as a sign of their genealogical claims. Who could compare with the owner of Le Bo? Who could dictate terms to him? Who could dare to offer him an alliance? “Raso d’eigloun, jamai vassalo” – “The eagle clan does not know vassality,” was the answer to anyone from the Continue reading

PROVENCE

The province that inspired Van Gogh and Cezanne, gave birth to a galaxy of famous artists, attracting more and more foreign tourists and the French themselves – this is Provence.

Provence is diverse: endless vineyards of the Gigondas, silver hills of olive groves Nyons, lavender valleys stretching from Valreas to Vaison-la-Romaine. The huge cliffs that open to your eyes in Les Baux, cypress trees and cedars under the scorching azure sky of Arles – this makes Provence a unique place to relax.

Mount Mont Ventoux is one of the most beautiful landscapes of Provence. At its foot is one of the largest natural springs in the world (fifth largest) – Fontaine de Vaucluse (Arles – Roman arenas)

Provencal roads are very picturesque – especially noteworthy are the roads through the Luberon massif and the journey to Arles, Saint-Remy and St-Remy and Avignon. Continue reading

Alsace Fashion

Fashion for Alsace Holidays in Alsace is in fashion with Russian tourists. Especially among those who love France and have more than once rested in this country. Having visited Paris, the castles of the Loire and the Cote d’Azur, the tourist craves for new, fresh experiences. Alsace is also good because it is located near other famous and popular cities in Europe. So the most incredible combined tours are possible.

Alsace owes much of its popularity with Russians to Transaero Airlines, which last year began regular flights to the provincial capital, Strasbourg. The direct flight Moscow-Strasbourg made this region easily accessible for our tourists. In addition, as it turned out, Alsace has a number of undeniable advantages over the already promoted areas of France.

Why is it worth going to Alsace

For example, the Cote d’Azur, popular with the Russians, is much more expensive than Alsace hotels. So, a night in a Continue reading

How much to take money
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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…

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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…

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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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