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Moving around in France - transportation

France is one of the most economically developed countries in the European Union. This explains why there is such a high-quality transport infrastructure in the country. Railway transportation is as a matter of fact popular in France. There is in Paris the largest railway network in the entire country; it extends not only to all cities and regions, but also to neighboring countries. Local and regional high-speed trains, as well as Express trains run in the Country. Speaking of public transport, the most popular is buses. All journeys are strictly based on schedule. However, quite often in large cities, public transport gets into traffic jams. Buses become the most popular choice of transportation when it is necessary to get from one city to another without a stop. Also, in the capital of France there are night buses which are designed for those who like to move during the night time. … Open

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Also, recently, France began actively investing in shipbuilding, and electrical engineering. The Country is rich in Iron, Uranium ores, as well as Potassium salts. This provided a solid foundation for the development and improvement of the Mining Industry. It should be noted that non-ferrous metallurgy in France is also developed at a very high level, and contemporary shops for steelmaking occupy the leading positions in the world ratings on equipment and quality of production. As far as power generation is concerned, France is able to provide half the country’s own raw material. They continue to obtain bituminous coal in some regions of France. However, its share in the energy balance is less than 6%. Oil stockpiles in the country are limited. The significant dependence of France on the import of oil is still observed even today. Gas reserves in the country are also severely depleted, so the state annually tries to reduce the amount of its production. … Open
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Attractions and active leisure

Corsica is a real godsend for those who enjoy scenic walks and prefers outdoor activities. In the eastern part of the island there are beautiful chestnut groves. Anybody who wants to is invited to walk through the nature reserve. During a tour, vacationers have a great opportunity to appreciate the diversity of local flora and fauna. The most famous is Buguglia natural reserve, not only visitors, but also locals like … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

The place of honor in the national cuisine is occupied by seafood. Almost every Corsican restaurant serves it. The most famous fish market is located in Ajaccio, chefs from all over the island come here to buy fresh tuna, skate and trout, as well as more exotic delicacies. Fans of classic dishes may order fish cooked following the most original recipes. Fans of the more exotic treats would like anchovies and … Open

Traditions and mentality of Corse

To get acquainted with the culture and traditions of local people you have to visit one of their national holidays. Every year in Corsica interesting festivals and religious celebrations, competitions and fairs are held. No matter what is the subject of a holiday, it is always accompanied by performance with folk music, dancing and tasting of special treats. Every year, on August 12, a competition of bell ringers … Open

Travel guide to Corse

Corsica is famous for its natural attractions. The valley of Calanche de Piana is of great interest. Here, travelers can admire the beautiful granite rocks with red peaks. Some of them have a very unusual shape, so you can barely belief this shape is of natural origin. The height of some rocky peaks is 300 meters. According to geologists, this valley was formed over millions of years ago under the influence of wind … Open

Corse for children - what to visit

A family vacation on the Island Of Beauty (as Corsica is often referred to) will appeal to every family member. In any part of the island, there are places that are definitely worth visiting with the kids. Corsica boasts a great variety of sights - both man-made ones (architectural, historical, cultural and religious) and those created by mother nature (mountains, forests, cliffs, streams). Together with kids, … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Corsica delights its guests with a variety of interesting specialty stores. In Satrene, near Hotel U Listincu, there is an excellent store specializing in essential oils. This store sells oils of the famous brand Michèle Pantalacci. Customers can choose wonderful citrus, lavender, and juniper oils, as well as various caring cosmetics based on them. For fans of aromatherapy and natural cosmetics, this store will be a … Open
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