Eiffel Tower - history and modernity
There is no person in the world who has not heard about the Eiffel Tower - an original architectural structure that attracts a large number of tourists to France. How…

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New life of old Beaubourg
When, in the old Parisian quarter of Beaubourg, a cultural center was opened to the wider public, the bewilderment was more than enough. At first, many Parisians could not get…

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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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Monthly Archives: December 2018

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

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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Animal Shows in France
In France, attention is paid to all animals - and to those without which agriculture does not do, and to cute pets. In France, there are no stray dogs. This…

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Menhir - a long stone
Seeing us in the Breton small town Lokmariaker, friends instructed: - The town, of course, is small, but you will not be bored around some dolmens and menhirs. There will…

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Records of the French Guinness Book
Many dream of getting into the famous Guinness Book of Records, and some really succeed! We dedicated this material to the French, who thus left their mark on history.Kohl nuts…

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