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…

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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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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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Autumn of the Middle Ages

In theory, history is a continuous process. But in practice there are many gaps and gaping voids in it. In the National Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris, known as the Cluny Museum, you feel as if with your fingertips as one era grows out of another, destroying something, borrowing something, favorably allowing you to live out your life. The passage of time is materialized here. On ancient ruins, the Museum is located in the heart of the Latin Quarter – on the corner of Saint-Michel and Saint-Germain boulevards. Continue reading

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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Inevitable
The beauty and harmony of Paris did not prevent it from becoming the arena for the most controversial events: coronations and executions, solemn mass and mad rampant, triumphal processions and…

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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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Show them the money
Getting a visa to the Schengen countries is not an easy process. In addition to the standard package of documents (passport, photo, application form, certificate of employment) in some consulates…

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