Tuileries Garden
Tuileries Garden is located in the heart of Paris. In the west, the Place de la Concorde adjoins the Tuileries Garden, behind which is the Champs Elysees. On the east…

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Corsica: the birthplace of Bonaparte and cheeses
Corsica, the island of beauty, as the French call it, can rightly be brought into the pantheon of the seven wonders of the world. Stormy water streams with multicolored pebbles,…

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Is Alsace another france?
My first encounter with the French police took place in Alsace. Leaving Colmar, I mistakenly took the left lane at the traffic lights, although I needed to go to the…

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fortress near Compiègne

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

Place Vendome in Paris
Octagonal Place Vendome is located in the 1st arrondissement of Paris at the beginning of Rue de la Paix, north of the Tuileries Garden and east of the Church of…

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Grand Opera in Paris
The Paris Grand Opera, located in the Garnier Palace, is considered one of the most famous in the world. Art lovers will be able to enjoy opera and ballet here,…

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8 budget hotels in the center of Paris
According to experts, Paris hotels of class 2 * and 3 * over the past six years have risen by a third. The British edition of the Telegraph offers its…

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Tour Montparnasse
The Montparnasse Tower is the tallest skyscraper in the Paris region. The height of the 59-story building is 210 meters. This is the only skyscraper located within Paris, and not…

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