From mountain Annecy, our path lay in the heart of France – the Loire Valley. We left, as usual, early in the morning and were already settled in the hotel for dinner. I will not write much about the roads, because they are beautiful everywhere in Europe: good quality, speed, with convenient points of payment on the way, clear road signs and plenty of places to rest. Continue reading
I can not say that I am a fan of palace type locks. I prefer coarse, weathered stones of German fortresses, covered with wet moss, which keep the memory of the sound of swords, cannon volleys and long sieges. Therefore, when drawing up a route in France, I have long looked at everything I could find in guidebooks and the Internet using the phrase “Loire castles” for a long time and not without a certain amount of skepticism. Continue reading
Tokyo Palace (Palais de Tokyo) is located in Paris in the 16th arrondissement at 13, Avenue du President Wilson Avenue of President Wilson. The palace building was built to the Paris World Exhibition in 1937. At that time, Tokyo Avenue, the name of which gave the name to the palace, passed alongside it. However, in 1945 this avenue was renamed to New York Avenue. Therefore, this building is now sometimes referred to as the Palace of New York and Tokyo. Continue reading
As in any major European city, Paris has its own metro. But here it is not a luxury, as in Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin or, say, Vienna, but actually a means of transportation, as the center is very large and not everyone will go at least from the Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame Cathedral or find a hotel not very far from the main attractions. Continue reading
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 of places to eat, without killing the budget, with addresses and photos, but until I reach my feet, hands, and camera … For now, rather a list of general recommendations: Continue reading