Abbey of Mont Saint Michel
The abbey of Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy is a medieval functioning monastery, as well as a fortress on the eponymous island. Located in the north-west of France, in the vast…

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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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Tour Eiffel
The Eiffel Tower is the most recognizable architectural landmark of Paris, world-famous as a symbol of France, named after its designer Gustav Eiffel and a place of pilgrimage for tourists.…

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and the uneasy landscapes

Who does not risk, he does not drink a proveno

When they say “the south of France”, usually the imagination rests on the Cote d’Azur. Of course, each of the towns of the French Riviera, sunk at least 300 days a year, is well known even to those who have never been there: Nice is the unofficial capital of the region, Cannes is the city of all sorts of festivals and architectural monuments, the center of social life of Saint Tropez, the most ancient city of the coast of Antibes – the ancient Roman Antipolis, which has become the youngest in our day – here is the world center of yachting … Continue reading

Bougival Should Turgenev’s house be near Paris?

And I went to Bougival. It was there that last summer I met Alexander Zvigilsky, who heads the “Association of Friends of Ivan Turgenev, Pauline Viardot and Maria Malibran”. (In parentheses, Maria Felicia Malibran, sister of Pauline Viardot, was a legendary singer, a woman of unprecedented beauty and talent, who died tragically in her heyday: she fell off her horse and died to death.) Continue reading

Other france
The main thing in Brittany is that it is not France. Well, not quite France. Okay, another France.More cities in the eastern part, Upper Brittany - Vitré, Fougeres, Dinan, Saint-Malo…

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Sacré Coeur Basilica in Paris
The Sacré Coeur Basilica is visible from almost anywhere in Paris, as it is located on the highest point of the city - the top of Montmartre. Translated from the…

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Disneyland Paris
Disneyland Paris - a grand complex of amusement parks with a total area of ​​1943 hectares in the Paris suburb of Marne-la-Vallee, located about 40 km along the roads east…

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Other france
The main thing in Brittany is that it is not France. Well, not quite France. Okay, another France.More cities in the eastern part, Upper Brittany - Vitré, Fougeres, Dinan, Saint-Malo…

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