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 Paris Metro is the same age as the 20th century. The launch of the first line (“Vincennes Castle – Port Mayo”) was timed to coincide with the opening of the 1900 World Expo, but the first trains went on July 19, when the international exhibition was already three months old. In the first 20 years of the 20th century, most central lines were laid. Throughout the century, the network of underground transport communications has unevenly expanded due to the coverage of suburbs. The Paris metro is the second in Europe and the tenth in the world in terms of congestion. If in the number of lines and stations the metro of the French capital is ahead of Moscow, then in terms of the total length of the network and daily Continue reading
What to put in a suitcase for holidays in France? What exactly is useful, and what to take is not necessary at all? What will help save valuable time? What to wear in the summer, autumn, winter and spring? Read the answers in our article. Before planning your luggage, we highly recommend reading our article “What you can’t bring to France”. It is possible that some items from the suitcase are banned. Cash – small bills If you plan to use cash on your trip, then stock up on small bills of 50 euros or less. The French prefer to pay with cards; large euro bills are rare here. They are often not accepted in stores, as there is no change or equipment for authentication. A banknote of 500 euros will have to be exchanged either in a bank or in a large supermarket. And who wants to Continue reading