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Unique places of interest in France

Eiffel Tower Experience

From the series “Breathtaking High-Altitude Observation Points with Panoramic Views on Cities”
The most popular and attractive viewing points of the French capital can be found in the Eiffel Tower. There are three decks located at an altitude of 57, 115 and 300 meters. Take a special elevator to get there; some visitors prefer to climb the stairs. Since its opening, the last viewpoint remains the highest in Paris. You can visit it every day from 9 am to midnight.

The deck is open and is equipped with special telescopes, so you can comfortably enjoy the Champs de Mars and other attractions of the French capital. As a rule, most visitors climb the platform at the height of the tourist season, from June to September. At this time, it’s recommended to buy tickets in advance. Those planning to make spectacular photos, have to go on a tour as early in the morning as possible.

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Mont Saint-Michel

From the series “Nooks and Villages That Are More Colorful Than Top Touristic Destinations”
The French island of Mont Saint-Michel is considered one of the most amazing and fabulous places in the world for a reason. This tiny rocky island is notable for the fact that its territory houses an ancient abbey. It seems that time stood still here hundreds of years ago. The history of the island is quite amazing. The first town on its territory was established in the early 8th century. Dozens of houses were built around the fortress. It is noteworthy that people permanently live on the island.

The island is situated in the Bay of Saint-Michel. This site is both important historical and natural attraction. Mont-Saint-Michel is the island, which guests can watch during some of the world's largest tides. Many travelers come to the island with the sole purpose - to visit the Benedictine … Read all
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Nobu Will Open a Hotel in Hamburg

Nobu Hospitality, a luxury hotel company with roots in fine dining, will add one more property to its portfolio. Founded by star chef Nobu Matsushita, Hollywood actor Robert De Niro, and Meir Teper, Nobu will soon open a hotel in Hamburg, Germany. For this project, Nobu partnered with SIGNA Real Estate, a famous developer that is behind the Elbtower project. The new Nobu hotel and restaurant will be located in this large mixed-use space, which is recognized as the tallest in the city. Read this

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Aura of France in photographs

Traditions in France

Paris
Parisians have always been distinguished by gallantry and enthusiasm. They are very generous and trusting. At the same time, many tourists notice such features of local people as cunning and calculation. They try to get the most from any situation. The culture of communication is well developed among the local people as they are taught to establish contact with others from early childhood. Here it is believed that a taciturn and modest person will never succeed, even if he/she is very talented … Read more
Nice
Nice attracts travelers not only by its unique sights, but also by unforgettable national holidays. Each May the residents of the city celebrate a holiday called "The Return of Spring". Every Sunday the main streets and squares of the city become the location of costume balls, musical concerts and performances. Carnival of colors is celebrated just before the beginning of the Catholic Lent. This is one of the most striking and fascinating holidays in the world. The Promenade des Anglais is the … Read more
Cannes
Without a doubt, the Cannes Film Festival has remained the most important event in the cultural life of the city for many years. The internationally famous festival attracts visitors from many different countries. Each year in late May the cozy resort town is visited by a huge number of modern cinema fans and celebrity guests. Palais des Festivals is the main place of the ceremonies. However, cultural life of the city is not limited to the festival. Festival d'art pyrotehnique de Cannes is also … Read more
Lourdes
Try to learn at least a dozen simple phrases in French before you travel to Lourdes. Of course, many citizens speak English quite well. Almost everyone knows at least a little English but they just don't like to speak it here. The French are very patriotic. This is often expressed in a sense of superiority of the French nation over all others. So if you want to please the locals, it's better to try to speak their native language. By the way, if you urgently need to know something, you can ask … Read more
Lyon
The Festival of Lights is considered the most striking cultural event in the Lyon. Festival takes place in mid-December and lasts for four days. Holiday attracts illumination experts from different countries. The festival is accompanied by a number of interesting events, including performances by musicians and acrobats, light shows and fairs. The most exciting and captivating performances are held in the evening, when the city's main sights are illuminated with hundreds of twinkling lights. It … Read more
Toulouse
Toulouse is famous to many travelers because of the annual colorful event, the Toulouse Violet Festival. For many years, it remains the most recognized and most visited local celebration. The festival is held in the beginning of February. For two days the city hosts surprisingly interesting exhibitions and themed events. The festival brings together best florists of the country, as well as experts from other countries. They bring the most beautiful and unique varieties of flowers with them. … Read more
Marseille
Many tourists identify Marseille with the novel by Alexandre Dumas as the city stands for the birth place of the world famous literature character Count of Monte-Cristo and the place of location of the legendary Chateau d’If. The ancient city with its rich history features plenty of original peculiarities. The destination hosts many bright festivals and attracts foreign tourists with its rich and impressive national fests. Music fans will love Marseille in April and August being the time of … Read more
Nantes
In the past, Nantes was known as a large industrial city, and now it is a major tourist center and a venue for many interesting holidays and international festivals. The most unusual holiday in the calendar of Nantes is La Folle Journée, a classical music festival whose name is translated from French as "Crazy Day". This festival got its name in honor of Beaumarchais' famous play and was first held in 1995. Its founder was the renowned producer Rene Martin. In the mid-90s, he decided to draw … Read more

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