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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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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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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Monthly Archives: November 2018

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

Faces and Symbols of Saint-Genevieve-des-Bois
Much has been written about the "Russian churchyard" in Sainte-Genevieve-des-Bois. Photos of many graves can be seen on the net, since the cemetery has become a place of pilgrimage for…

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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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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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Contemporary Art Museums in France
For the past several years, France has successfully retained the status of the number one tourist destination worldwide, with millions of travelers coming here every year. If you want to…

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