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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The whole truth about the English Channel
The English Channel connects the two largest countries in Europe - France and the UK. The length of the strait is 578 km, and the width is from 32 km…

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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…

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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 will remember the legendary and very funny film “The Gendarme of Saint-Tropez” in the title role with Louis de Funes – and that’s probably all.In fact, Saint-Tropez is a commune with a rich history and an interesting and vibrant present, a city in which several films were shot. Continue reading

New life of old Beaubourg
When, in the old Parisian quarter of Beaubourg, a cultural center was opened to the wider public, the bewilderment was more than enough. At first, many Parisians could not get…

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Finger of the Archangel Michael
At the time of the ancient Romans, Mont Saint-Michel was not yet an island. The gloomy uninhabited rock washed by the waves of the Atlantic was then called the Grave…

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How to severely save on food in Paris
I was pushed to write this post by several entries in this community that food is expensive in Paris. In general, this post was thought of as a long-beautiful list…

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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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