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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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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Castle Aze-le-Rideau
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…

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under infrequent snow

France: leave to return

Even the French themselves, when they talk about France, often cannot resist epithets. And the main one is “belle”; “Ma belle France”, “My beautiful France” … It is really beautiful, this happy country is one of the largest in Western Europe, but by our standards it is quite small. And in this small space there is everything that a person needs for happiness. Continue reading

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 ten top-rated hotels, where no more than £ 120 must be paid for a double room per day.

It should be borne in mind that in French hotels, breakfast, as a rule, is not included in the price of the room. Its value at the hotel is about £ 10. Continue reading

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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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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Hotel Château De Razay (France)
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…

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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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