…in France

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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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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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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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, later interesting sculptural images appeared that help to imagine the characteristics of this or that region, for example, the Merchant with a cat in Rostov-on-Don or the Saratov accordion. Continue reading

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

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 Olympic Committee came into being under the leadership of the local nobleman Pierre Coubertin, who revived the ancient Olympiad in its new capacity under the unofficial motto: “Sport instead of war!”. Over the XX and XXI centuries, five Olympic Games took place in France – two Summer and three Winter. Continue reading

Secrets of the Parisian sky

The first two decades of the twentieth century, the French designers were the leaders in the production of aircraft, the aircraft they created differed not only in a variety of forms, but also in interesting engineering projects, as well as in quantity. The originality of the French aircraft industry was also manifested in the fact that the first factory in 1910 was created by a silk merchant, Armand Deperdussen. The name, consisting of the abbreviation of his name – SPAD, was retained by the next owner, the famous pilot Louis Bleriot, who supplied the new fighters not only in the French Air Force, but also in other European powers, including Russia. 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 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

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…

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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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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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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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