To live well in Paris
All residents of France can be divided into two categories - Parisians and provincials. There is an opinion that in order to become a true Parisian, one must live in…

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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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Futuroscope European Virtual Amusement Park
Most of our tourists limit acquaintance with France, wandering through the "Bermuda Triangle": Paris, Nice, Disneyland. And many French tour operators, patiently working out these three routes for ours, still…

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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…

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Tokyo Palace and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Paris
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…

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Notre Dame de Paris
Notre Dame de Paris is one of the symbols of Paris and a masterpiece of Gothic architecture on a global scale. He is shrouded in centuries-old secrets and legends, survived…

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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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