How much to take money
How much should I take with me on holiday to France? How much does it cost to eat and drink here? How much will tickets for attractions and transportation cost?…

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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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Island of st margarita
St. Marguerite Island has been keeping the secrets of the Iron Mask for over 300 years. Tourists coming here will not be able to solve them, but they will have…

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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 its fragrant wines and claims to be the world capital of fine cuisine and the main trendsetter of our planet. Is it any wonder that almost every first tourist tries to bring from France at least a bottle of good wine, blue cheese and a couple of fashionable gizmos? But besides Burgundy wine, cheeses and masterpieces of fashion houses, there are many interesting and unusual souvenirs. Gifts with regional flair Even on the budget trip, you can find a couple of euros for inexpensive trinkets, uniquely associated with France. It can be simple magnets, and postcards with images of Montmartre, the 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 first time, the new European currency was officially introduced not at all in Europe, but on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, in the overseas department of France. From the beginning of 1999 to 2002, two currencies went simultaneously – franc and euro. The free exchange of the franc for the new currency of the European Union ended in 2012. The euro, in addition to France, is used as the main monetary unit in almost two dozen countries of the Eurozone and almost a dozen countries outside the European Union. Banknotes are unified and the same in all countries, but Eurozone mints minted Continue reading

Internet in France is cheap

Almost all tourists want to stay in touch in instant messengers or social networks during a trip to France. But the tariffs for mobile Internet in Europe are scary for many, as are the prices in roaming from our operators. This article will figure out how much it costs to stay online in France. What tariffs and options to choose to spend less. This article was updated in 2018. An important point If you are not going to use the Internet while roaming, if you have not connected the Internet options, you MUST turn off the “data transfer” option on your smartphone before you arrive in France. If you do not turn it off, then the smartphone will connect to the Internet while roaming, since this service is now enabled by default on any SIM card. Updates and other data will begin to download. Continue reading

French Riviera
Cote d'Azur (French Cote d'Azur) or French Riviera - a resort coast in the southeastern part of France. It stretched almost half the length of the Mediterranean coastline belonging to…

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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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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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La Croisette in Cannes
Cannes is a city of luxury, wealth and chic. The popularity of this town holds a film festival. The world of celebrities, public figures will always attract mere mortals. The…

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