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…

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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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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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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 hospitality.

From the Gauls to the Second Front

In the 1st century BC, the Romans, headed by the emperor Octavian Augustus, came to the originally Gallic territories. The construction of roads, cities and stone bridges completely transformed the northern lands located around Lugdun, today’s Lyon. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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