Walk through the French monuments
Each country has its own individual and unique cultural heritage, which includes its many monuments. In Russia, typical monuments of the Soviet era were figures of leaders and famous personalities,…

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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…

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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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tourist offices

Fire at Notre-Dame de Paris: French symbol in the flames of the Belgian and local press

On Tuesday, the French press recalled with great sadness the tragedy of the fire of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

In the Belgian editions, editors are also located at the “foot of the monument”, which turned out to be the cause of the “universal drama”. French headlines pay homage to “Our Lady of Tears” in the Parisian edition, “The Sad Lady” in Figaro. Les Echoes speak of the “tragedy of Paris”, and the Catholic newspaper La Croix claims that the “heart” of the capital is “in ashes.” Continue reading

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 and entertainment programs, purchase free maps, buy theater tickets, books, souvenirs. The functions of such travel agencies in different states are somewhat different. Everything depends on the degree of promotion of the country as a tourist destination, on the budget allocated for their maintenance, and on the peculiarities of the national mentality. Continue reading

Finger of the Archangel Michael
At the time of the ancient Romans, Mont Saint-Michel was not yet an island. The gloomy uninhabited rock washed by the waves of the Atlantic was then called the Grave…

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Fire at Notre-Dame de Paris: French symbol in the flames of the Belgian and local press
On Tuesday, the French press recalled with great sadness the tragedy of the fire of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. In the Belgian editions, editors are also located at…

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Time travel
Beautiful living is an art that is not accessible to everyone. And it's not just about the money. You can do business beautifully, be able to understand the wine and…

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The many faces of Provence
Contrary to popular expression, when you see Paris, you should not hurry to leave this world - if only because it still has Provence! It is like a novel, written…

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