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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Show them the money
Getting a visa to the Schengen countries is not an easy process. In addition to the standard package of documents (passport, photo, application form, certificate of employment) in some consulates…

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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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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

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 1370 – July 14, 1889 – is considered one of the most important national holidays. In fact, the main reason for the storming of the Bastille was the seizure of weapons stored there, and not the release of prisoners, who at the time were not more than ten people.

B – the street in each city is named after Victor Hugo in France. Continue reading

European Savage Course Short
Blessed be, united Europe, which gives the holders of Schengen visas the opportunity to quietly move between a dozen countries of the Old World. If you are among the lucky…

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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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Autumn of the Middle Ages
In theory, history is a continuous process. But in practice there are many gaps and gaping voids in it. In the National Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris, known…

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Top best restaurants of the Côte d'Azur for true gourmets
Once on the Riviera, do not deny yourself the pleasure of visiting local restaurants - the gastronomy of the Côte d'Azur deserves praise. There are places for every taste -…

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