…in France

Dungeons of the City of Light
The French capital is often called the City of Light. The facades of light-colored stone houses, wide avenues, the yellowish waters of the Seine, and now the beautiful night illumination…

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Saint-Tropez: a resort renowned for the movies
What do we know about Saint-Tropez? Of course, that this is an expensive, beautiful and fashionable resort on the Mediterranean coast, located on the French Riviera. What else? Perhaps someone…

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Pastoral magic
For historians and archaeologists French region of Languedoc-Roussillon seems the promised land: here the oldest in Europe, parking homo erectus was discovered (Homo erectus), here for two millennia oksitantsy Languedoc…

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Contemporary Art Museums in France

For the past several years, France has successfully retained the status of the number one tourist destination worldwide, with millions of travelers coming here every year. If you want to join all those who decided to discover amazing and beautiful France, and have already managed to get a visa and buy plane tickets online, then we offer you not only to enjoy the traditional tourist holiday in this famous “octagon” – to visit the top of the Eiffel towers, see Notre Dame, enjoy the beauties of the Cote d’Azur, but also become discoverers of something new and unusual. Continue reading

Exhibition of rare stones in Monaco

The World Institute of Minerals holds an exhibition of stones at the Grimaldi Forum of the Principality of Monaco. It was organized by a collector, for whom stones became the main passion in life, the charismatic Jean-Michel Leveque. In addition to the stones at the exhibition you can see marine fossils, rare butterflies. On the eve of holidays, the guests of the exhibition were given the opportunity to buy original Christmas and New Year gifts for their loved ones. Continue reading

To France under the sound of modern wheels

As the press recently found out, in the very near future, Russian trains plying the route from Moscow to the capitals and cities of Europe and back will be significantly modernized and will turn into mini-hotels on iron wheels.

Will it be comfortable to sleep in them? And how will tourists attract new trains? This is currently thought by those travelers who managed to get a visa to France and planned an unforgettable vacation in Paris. Continue reading

Archeology in French

The profession of an archaeologist in France can be obtained at special faculties at the universities of Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg or Lille. It should be borne in mind that the study of archeology in France, in contrast to Russia, takes place at art history faculties, and not at historical ones. With a Russian university diploma in higher education in history, it is possible to continue thematic studies at Master 1 departments, corresponding to the fourth year of the profession of an archaeologist. Continue reading

Overseas possessions of France

Numbers hit

Did you know that in the so-called Overseas Territories of France, a total area of ​​six hundred thousand square kilometers, is two million seven hundred and fifty thousand people? True, about half a million square kilometers of them located in the south of the Indian Ocean, having no population and bearing the name of FUAT (French South Antarctic Territories) are not recognized as property of France by the International Community, but this, in fact, does not change much. Continue reading

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ABC of interesting facts about France
And - cars in France in the priority of domestic - brands Peugeot, Citroen and Renault. B - Bastille, the day of the capture of this prison fortress built in…

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All in amusement parks!
Today amusement parks are a powerful segment of the tourist business with a turnover of billions of dollars. These are huge complexes, which include, in addition to attractions, their own…

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Tin, White Valley
Selection of a resort: after visiting French Chamonix in February 2004, it was intended in 2005 to restrict myself to something like Dombai or Krasnaya Polyana. But having visited Elbrus…

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Walk through the French monuments
Each country has its own individual and unique cultural heritage, which includes its many monuments. In Russia, typical monuments of the Soviet era were figures of leaders and famous personalities,…

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