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Paris. Orly Airport
As is known, in Paris there are 3 airports - Roissy (Charles de Gaulle), Orly and Beauvais. There is Le Bourget, but it is not used for regular flights. Orly…

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Feast of Beaujolais Nouveau in France. What is his drink?
"Le Beaujolais Nouveau est est!" (“The time has come for the young Beaujolais!”) - With these words, the French annually greet one of the most cheerful and traditional holidays, the…

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Autotravel "French motives"
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…

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Parc Asterix is ​​a popular amusement park

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

Pierrefon, Senlis, Chantilly

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

Bois de Boulogne

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

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Love at first sight: 10 cities in France that are worth seeing at least once in a lifetime
Toulouse Toulouse is one of the largest, most beautiful and original French cities. The pink city was erected on the ruins of a Roman settlement, beautiful with its amazing history…

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Parisian five thousand meters (about Parisian cafes)
No one knows how many cafes there are here, but, they say, their number has long exceeded five thousand. What people sat in a Parisian cafe! What events unfolded in…

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France: leave to return
Even the French themselves, when they talk about France, often cannot resist epithets. And the main one is "belle"; "Ma belle France", "My beautiful France" ... It is really beautiful,…

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How to severely save on food in Paris
I was pushed to write this post by several entries in this community that food is expensive in Paris. In general, this post was thought of as a long-beautiful list…

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