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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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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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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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

Tin, White Valley
Selection of a resort: after visiting French Chamonix in February 2004, it was intended in 2005 to restrict myself to something like Dombai or Krasnaya Polyana. But having visited Elbrus…

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Grape Pastoral Burgundy
To the east of Paris is the historical region of Burgundy, the authentic atmosphere of which has remained unchanged to this day. Among the rivers and valleys, castles rise, and…

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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…

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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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