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Weather in Burgundy. Actual conditions and forecast

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Climate in France and weather forecast - best seasons for visit

France is considered one of the largest countries in modern Europe. The territory from the north side is washed by the Atlantic Ocean and from the South by the Mediterranean. In general, it is these factors that form the climatic conditions in the country. The French climate can be called moderate and in the southern regions, the subtropical one prevails. Winter here is quite soft and warm, with high humidity. For most part of the year, strong western winds blow here, especially near the Atlantic. But then again in mountain regions in contrast, it is very cold and snowy in winter. The center of the country has continental climate prevailing. In spring, the weather in the country is quite volatile. The air temperature gradually increases, beginning from the month of March. By the middle of April, it already reaches an index of 12°C. At the same time, it often rains practically throughout the entire territory. By the end of April however, sunny days are much longer, although prolonged rains still remains a common occurrence. Already in May, the average temperature on the Mediterranean coast is 26°C. Precipitation rarely falls during this period. … Open

Atmosphere of France: politics

It is worth noting that in France since the middle of the last century there is another non-standard governing body, called Constitutional Council. It is designed to consider acts that are issued by the authorities. Such a procedure is necessary to strictly control compliance with all legislative projects of the current Constitution. The Council comprises of 9 members, who are appointed personally by the President of the Country. The most important body of the judiciary is the Court of Cassation. This Court is headed by the President, as well as six judges who act as Chairmen. The Supreme Council nominates judges, and only the President has the right to approve them. There are several types of courts functioning in the country, among which you can find Appellate courts, regional courts, supreme courts and courts of first instance, as well as the military tribunal. … Open

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Burgundy guide chapters

Burgundy sightseeing

Among architectural attractions of the region, Notre Dame Cathedral located in Auxonne, the church de Brou, Fontenay Abbey and buildings of Bresse are the most visited. In the suburban area of Macon there is the famous Cluny Abbey founded in the early 10th century. Every year, the shrine is visited by over 60,000 pilgrims from all over the world. Saone-et-Loire has another prominent historical monument, Cochet … Open

Cultural excursion through Burgundy - things to see

The influence of the Roman past is clearly seen in Bourgogne; one of the most spectacular monuments of the Roman Empire can be found in Autun. We are talking about the Roman gate, which has miraculously managed to survive to the present day in its original form. The picturesque town of Nevers is also noteworthy; the charming Place Carnot would be the starting point for sightseeing tours around the town. Near the … Open

Attractions and active leisure

If a serene stay on the beach won’t be impressive, travelers can go hunting. You can hunt game that is ubiquitous in vast forests, but, however, hunting for truffles is more demanded by tourists. Annually the province produces more than 4 tons of fine mushrooms, which are appreciated by gourmets all over the world. Tourists search truffles accompanied by experienced and specially trained pigs; such events are … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

As for the culinary delights, there is priority to meat dishes. Boeuf bourguignon beef is a real delicacy coked following ancient recipes and served in the most prestigious restaurants of the region. Chablis sausages are also of a great demand. You can try duck by author’s recipes in small restaurants at local towns. Great cheeses of Bourgogne would be a tasty addition to the local wine. Those who wish to … Open

Traditions and mentality of Burgundy

Travelers that are fond of noisy social events would find interesting to visit the town of Chalon-sur-Saone. The colorful festival of street culture, Chalon dans la Rue, is held there in the second half of July. In the last few years it has gained status of a major international event. The festival is attended by street performers and artists, musicians and acrobats. You could watch spectacular performances right on … Open

Travel guide to Burgundy

Many travelers know about Sens because of the fact that this city is not so far from Paris. Here, you can admire beautiful historic constructions too. There is a flea market that is open at the weekend in Sens. It is located on the main square of the city, near the old cathedral. In this market, you can buy a lot of interesting souvenirs and antique items. Sens is a perfect place for calm and peaceful recreation. … Open

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