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
The old port of Marseille is the most visited part of the city by tourists. Everyone who came here hurries to go from the Old Port on an excursion to If Castle. Gourmets do not miss the opportunity to taste the exquisite and world-famous sea delicacies in the port restaurants. For lovers of sea walks are offered sightseeing boats, yachts. Such a trip will reveal to you the beauty of the city from the sea. Very close to the port are the famous historical monuments of Marseille: the Town Hall, the abbey of Saint-Victor, the cathedral of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde. From here you can continue your journey through the Mediterranean. The path to the heart of Marseille (how to get there) To get to the Old Port, take the metro. The station you need is called Vieux-Port Hotel de Ville. Taxis in France are expensive, but for the Continue reading
Montmartre is the highest hill in Paris, the name of the 18th municipal district. It has a reputation of a bohemian and relaxed area of the capital of France. Tourists are attracted by the world famous attractions of the area. The Sacre Coeur Basilica – the symbol of Paris – is located at the very top of the hill. The Roman-Byzantine style of construction impresses with stained-glass windows, a monumental mosaic, the bell “Savoyar” of 19 tons. Here in the crypt stands the world-famous statue of the Savior of mankind with a flaming heart. Two more churches decorated the hill: Saint-Pierre and Saint-Jean-de-Montmartre. You can see the famous cancan in the Moulin Rouge, the famous cabaret. Montmartre was Continue reading