Alpine France
The western part of the mountain alpine massif passes through the territory of France. The country has 330 km of picturesque mountains and valleys, gorges and meadows. Tourists love to…

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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,…

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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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Chamonix

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 modernized and will turn into mini-hotels on iron wheels.

Will it be comfortable to sleep in them? And how will tourists attract new trains? This is currently thought by those travelers who managed to get a visa to France and planned an unforgettable vacation in Paris. Continue reading

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 people? True, about half a million square kilometers of them located in the south of the Indian Ocean, having no population and bearing the name of FUAT (French South Antarctic Territories) are not recognized as property of France by the International Community, but this, in fact, does not change much. Continue reading

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 that increase existing fines 10 times.

The measures apply to both individuals and legal entities (including airlines), but the first changes will be affected more. Private owners rarely comply with the regulations, which leads to numerous accidents and victims. Continue reading

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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ABC of interesting facts about France
And - cars in France in the priority of domestic - brands Peugeot, Citroen and Renault. B - Bastille, the day of the capture of this prison fortress built in…

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Temptation by paris
You should not go to Paris for the Eiffel Tower, complete with the Champs Elysees. No, you should go there for the atmosphere. Do not ask to explain why -…

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Captain of the first rank
The future captain Cousteau was born on June 11, 1910 in Saint-André-de-Cube-zack, not far from Bordeaux, in the family of a lawyer. The Cousteau family moved a lot from place…

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