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…

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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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What can be brought from France
France is the country of Alexander Dumas and Victor Hugo, the Eiffel Tower and Montmartre, chic boutiques and the Cote d'Azur. The homeland of champagne and cognac is famous for…

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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 navigate in this oversaturated place with beauty. “Mona Lisa” by the unrivaled Leonardo da Vinci. A canvas masterpiece covered in legends and secrets. Nothing attracts tourists so much as the bewitching smile of Gioconda. The second star of the Louvre (only in a row, and not in significance) is Venus of Milos. The creation of the statue of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, dates from about 120 BC. The ideal proportions of the goddess fascinate and attract to itself. According to legend, the creator of the statue died in the arms of his model in a fit of passion. The work was not finished, so the masterpiece was left without hands. Here is a woman! (This refers to the Continue reading

The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is a symbol of Paris, located on the Champ de Mars. Almost twice as high as the Cheops pyramid, the building has been leading among the tallest buildings in the world for more than 40 years. Only in 1930 she lost the championship to Chrysler Building (New York). The architectural landmark bears the name of its author – designer Gustave Eiffel. During the creation of the metal structure, no one assumed that the entrance arch would become a world celebrity. More than 7 million people visit it annually. Unfortunately, a survey among tourists in 2007 showed that more than a quarter of them are disappointed with the attraction. The crowded inside the structure does not fully enjoy the views from the tower. Indescribable beauty lighting design: she wrapped herself in 40 km of wire. About 20 thousand light bulbs (it took 4.6 million euros) give the creation of the Eiffel a fabulous sparkle. In 2008, the tower sparkled with blue, strewn with stars (France was then the EU presidency and the radiance of the tower resembled the flag of Europe). You can visit the ice rink at the bottom of the structure. About two dozen times it was sold, several times – for scrap. This landmark of Paris survived the fires of 1956 and 2003. False mining reports and suicide cases have occurred in the history of the Iron Lady. We do not want to intimidate you, but we have no right to hide such facts. The Eiffel Tower is a place of 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

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What is the most disappointing thing in Paris, and why tourists are still attracted here
You have to visit Paris for the first time in your life, and you are already looking forward to romantic walks and unforgettable experiences? We hasten to disappoint you -…

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Hotel Negresco in Nice
Nice. Cote d'Azur. Promenade des Anglais. Hotel in the neoclassical style "Negresco". More than a century has passed since the opening of the institution, but, as in the old days,…

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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…

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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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