All in amusement parks!
Today amusement parks are a powerful segment of the tourist business with a turnover of billions of dollars. These are huge complexes, which include, in addition to attractions, their own…

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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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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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Monthly Archives: August 2017

French mountain resorts are fighting for those who do not ski in the mountains

According to the latest research of major European marketing agencies, 25% of those who come to the mountains do not engage in active leisure in the usual way: they do not ski, do not cut snow on the virgin lands, and do not wind kilometers along a flat ski track. Apparently, they are generally not interested in sliding along the tracks as a process. However, these 25% still come to the mountains, and the task of the organizers of the resorts is to make their stay not boring. Continue reading

Portes du Soleil: Skiing without borders

So would Portes du Soleil be no one driven by a high mountain pass, some hundreds on the Franco-Swiss border, between Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva, if his beautiful name, “Gates of the Sun”, did not decide in the late 1960s to give to a large ski region . “Every skier has the right to go and see what lies beyond the horizon,” says Article one of the playful social contract adopted at Port-du-Soleil. The idea of ​​free movement in space was the basis for the creation of a region. 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 and Catalan Roussillon fought with the Romans, Visigoths and Moors, from these places came Cathars who considered the devil the creator of the Earth. For an inquisitive traveler, all these facts are undoubtedly interesting, as well as the color of Carcasson’s walls in which the walls of the setting sun color the walls Continue reading

Exhibition of rare stones in Monaco
The World Institute of Minerals holds an exhibition of stones at the Grimaldi Forum of the Principality of Monaco. It was organized by a collector, for whom stones became the…

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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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How to severely save on food in Paris
I was pushed to write this post by several entries in this community that food is expensive in Paris. In general, this post was thought of as a long-beautiful list…

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Fire at Notre-Dame de Paris: French symbol in the flames of the Belgian and local press
On Tuesday, the French press recalled with great sadness the tragedy of the fire of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. In the Belgian editions, editors are also located at…

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