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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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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Archeology in French
The profession of an archaeologist in France can be obtained at special faculties at the universities of Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg or Lille. It should be borne in mind that the…

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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 … bootyFrenchman Michel Levilen hit the Book of Records for a very unusual achievement: in just 60 seconds he managed to split his booty 58 nuts! The record was set in the capital of France. In this ability, he bypassed the achievement of the Japanese Tomoharu Shoji, who managed to “deal” with 43 nuts. True, whether such skills are necessary in ordinary life is a big question. Continue reading

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 really create the impression that the city is always filled with light. However, there is no less reason to call Paris and the City of Darkness, because the Parisian darkness hides the treasures of the ages, which can compete with those that are generously illuminated by the sun. 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

See Paris and not die
There comes a quiet, warm summer night on some floor in a Parisian hotel. True, the hotel is not in the city center, but it is even for the better.…

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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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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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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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