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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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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Do not fall prey to translation difficulties
Do you know this picture: you are on holiday abroad, trying to explain to a local resident about a vital matter for you - for example, how many more kilometers…

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travel offices

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

Prostitution in french
In France, the situation with prostitution is elegant in French: it is, of course, there is, but it seems not to be. In any case, there is no law allowing…

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France sports
The French, quite gambling and purposeful in nature, became the founders of many sports in Europe. It was in France at the end of the 19th century that the National…

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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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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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