The best beaches of the Cote d'Azur
Riviera is one of the most popular tourist destinations in France. Holidays on the Cote d'Azur are associated by travelers with beautiful hotels and villas, healthy food and with an…

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Faces and Symbols of Saint-Genevieve-des-Bois
Much has been written about the "Russian churchyard" in Sainte-Genevieve-des-Bois. Photos of many graves can be seen on the net, since the cemetery has become a place of pilgrimage for…

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History of French cars
The French madly love everything domestic, they are proud of their cars, wines, spirits and in general everything that is produced in them in the state. French cars, the production…

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Travel agencies and information in Europe

In all European countries, more or less extensive networks of tourist offices have been operating for a long time. In them, tourists can get information about local attractions, hotels, sightseeing and entertainment programs, purchase free maps, buy theater tickets, books, souvenirs. The functions of such travel agencies in different states are somewhat different. Everything depends on the degree of promotion of the country as a tourist destination, on the budget allocated for their maintenance, and on the peculiarities of the national mentality. Continue reading

So warm Northern France
The sea and the rocks, Calvados and cider, the Vikings and Joan of Arc, Gothic cathedrals and Camembert - all this is Normandy, so cold in nature and warm in…

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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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10-fold increase in fines in private aviation and on water
Russian owners of private jets and helicopters, who were seen in violation of the rules, risk losing a large sum of money. Lawmakers are considering a series of administrative amendments…

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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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