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…

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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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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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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

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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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…

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les Champs-Élysées
The Champs Elysees is one of the main thoroughfares of Paris, which starts from the Arc de Triomphe and ends with the Place de la Concorde. Street for the popularity…

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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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