Parc Asterix is a popular amusement park, located north of Paris, near the A1 Paris-Lille motorway and not far from Charles de Gaulle airport.
This theme park is dedicated to the Gauls national culture and was conceived as an alternative to Disneyland, located in the east of Paris. The French decided to build their home entertainment empire permeated with local flavor. Continue reading
In this part of the story a lot of historical facts have been mentioned, borrowed by me from various sources, but it’s impossible to manage without narrating about the places we visited on this day.
Castle Pierrefonds. This is one of the few surviving real battle castles of France, so we certainly wanted to see it. Arriving at the picturesque park, they left the car in a free parking lot under a spreading chestnut tree and hurried to the gate. Continue reading
Excursion of the first day I called “Left Bank” – we met the southern part of the city, located below the Seine River. This day was planned to start from the observation deck at the Chaillot Palace, the view from which on the Eiffel Tower and the Field of Mars is sunk into the soul even when we first met Paris – in 2007. Continue reading
In the very center of Paris, on the Cite island, stands the medieval castle – Conciergerie. Once inside, visitors will discover one of the most stunning examples of Gothic architecture, not only in France, but throughout Europe. Continue reading
The Bois de Boulogne is a huge park within the 16th arrondissement of Paris. Because of its large territory, it is called the lungs of the capital of France. Now it is one of the most popular places for recreation with Parisians and tourists, but only during the day. It is worth remembering that the Bois de Boulogne at night is not the most pleasant place for family walks. Continue reading