Montmartre - a district, a hill and a street of artists in Paris
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…

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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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City and resort of Marseille
Marseille is the largest Mediterranean port, located in the southeastern part of France at the mouth of the Rhone on the shores of the Gulf of Lyon. Multinational, multifaceted and…

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Cannes city and resort

Cannes (as well as Caen or Cannes) is one of the most popular and expensive resorts of the Cote d’Azur. It is located in the southeastern part of France, in the east of the French Riviera, near the border with Italy. Back in the 19th century, Cannes became a favorite vacation spot of Russian elites, and in the 20th century, after the Second World War, the resort grew sharply after the start of the famous international film festival. Air traffic Cannes has its own airport, but regular and charter flights from Russia do not fly here. Mandelieu Airport accepts only private jets. If you do not have your own air vehicle or you are not planning to get to Cannes with a rented business jet, the nearest suitable airport is Nice Cote d’Azur, Nice Airport. Travel options through Paris or Lyon are also possible, from where Cannes can be easily reached in 5 hours or 4 Continue reading

Nice resort in France

Founded by the ancient Greeks, Nice, which was a favorite vacation spot of the Victorian aristocracy in the 19th century, is located in the southeastern part of France and is one of the most important resorts of the Cote d’Azur. Included in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region. Nice is the administrative center of nine cantons (from Nice-1 to Nice-9), the center of the Nice district and the Alpes-Maritimes department. The city stands on the shore of the Gulf of Angels of the Mediterranean Sea, in the extreme southeast of the continental part of the country. Air connections Nice – Cote d’Azur – the third airport in France in terms of passenger traffic. It is widely used by tourists from different countries for traveling to Nice, Cannes, Saint-Tropez, Monaco and part of the Italian Continue reading

French cuisine for tourists

French national cuisine, like the cuisines of other countries, has for centuries evolved from the regional culinary traditions of various historical regions of the country. But there is another component in French cuisine, thanks to which it is considered the most exquisite cuisine in the world. When the Bourbon royal court began to set the style of clothing for the upper classes of society throughout Europe, aristocratic French cuisine became famous throughout the Old World. Regional culinary traditions In the “smelting furnace” of Alsace and Lorraine, where French and German traditions have competed and intertwined for centuries, the cuisine is characterized by an abundance of meat dishes and dense fatty foods. Flambered fruits are cooked here, sauerkraut is made, a thin and crispy open flammkuchen pie with onions and lard is served and stewed potatoes with meat (baeckeoffe). Continue reading

What money is in France
France became the first country in the world in which euro cash was introduced. Until 2002, the country used the French franc, which consisted of 100 centimes. Interestingly, for the…

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Metro Paris
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…

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Taxi in France
The rules and tariffs for taxis in France are reviewed every year. Last decision of February 15, 2018 (note: this article was updated in September 2018). There were a lot…

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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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