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Unique points of interest in France

Chateau d Angers

From the series “The greatest France castles ”
The beautiful Angers Castle is one of the largest in France. Its total area is about 25,000 square meters. The very first fortification was built in its place in the 3rd century. The territory of the present city of Angers was under the rule of the Roman Empire at that time. The Romans built the first fortress here to protect the conquered lands from barbarian tribes. The fortification lasted until the 9th century. It came under the jurisdiction of the County of Anjou in 851.

Count Geoffrey II built the very first stone castle on the site of a wooden fortress in the early 11th century. One of the largest reformations in the history of the castle took place under the rule of Catherine de' Medici in the 16th century. The castle has been on full alert all these years. It served as a refuge … Read all

Chateau d Amboise

From the series “The greatest France castles ”
Amboise Castle is the main historical symbol of the city of the same name. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. Count Fulk “Nerra” was the first owner of the fortress. It was run by the Amboise family for a long time during the Middle Ages. The building acquired its present appearance at the end of the 15th century. Charles VIII was the owner of the castle during this period. He invited the best Italian architects and artists to carry out the reconstruction in his main residence. The Castle of Amboise acquired unique features of the Renaissance during this period.

The fortress remained a royal residence until the end of the 17th century. The interest of the royals in the castle gradually faded later. The historic building was badly damaged during the French … Read all
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Red Carnation Opens Its First Hotel in Scotland

The new hotel has a truly exclusive address – 100 Princess Street or the site of the former Overseas League. This place still has the atmosphere of adventures and great Scottish explorers, for many of which the League was their second home. Red Carnation could hardly find a better place for their debut hotel in Edinburgh. Read this

28.10.2021

Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes in France

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of France with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of France

This France map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.

Maps of cities and regions of France

Paris
Eiffel Tower. Eiffel Tower , built for the World Exhibition in Paris in 1889, has already become a symbol of not only the capital of France, but also, perhaps, the whole country. Visitors are welcome to enjoy spectacular views of Paris from the top of the tower, at a height of 307 meters. If you go to the top on foot, you can reach only the first (57 m) or the second platform (115 m), which are 350 or 700 steps away respectively. Therefore, it is recommended to use elevators. There is only … Read more
Honfleur
Honfleur is widely recognized as the most beautiful seaport in France. This city is also famous as the cradle of impressionism. The picturesque city waterfront with white yachts and boats of local fishermen look so spectacular that it is easy to find this scene in the paintings of internationally renowned artists such as Monet, Seurat, Satie, and Baudelaire. There are many antiquity shops in Honfleur, so this port city attracts art collectors. Tourists can also buy many interesting items here or … Read more
Aix-en-Provence
Do you plan to spend a vacation in France? In this case, consider visiting the charming city of Aix-en-Provence that is located in a beautiful mountain region near the mountain massifs of Luberon and Marseille. This is a charming city with carefully preserved palaces that once were homes of the Provence’s nobility. Buildings in Baroque style, old cobblestone streets, mansions with forged iron balconies, and numerous fountains create a truly mesmerizing picture. Nowadays, this is a vibrant and … Read more
Arles
France invites tourists to visit its southern region that is the location of a truly paradise-like place – Arles. This charming city is situated in the delta of the Rhône River, not far from the main competitor of Arles – Marseilles. The beautiful city is suitable for tourism all year round. Arles has become internationally famous because of the Roman arena in the central part of the city. There are also several important landmarks of Roman and medieval periods. The Ligurians inhabited … Read more
Carcassonne
When traveling in France, don’t forget to explore the beautiful area of Languedoc. One of its most prominent cities, Carcassonne, is situated in the plain of the River Aude. This is an ancient city that consists of two main parts. Cite is the upper part of the city and the location of a beautiful fortress. This is an enchanting place, and so no wonder why many tourists get a feeling that they are in some historical fairytale. This is the best place to find out more about the past of this … Read more
Annecy
Lake Annecy is a charming place in east France not far from the border that separates this country from Switzerland. This is the location of a charming town that might look ordinary at a glance but tourists from all over the world come to visit it. The town’s name is Annecy. Some tourists may wonder why they should visit a town that doesn’t have any notable attractions. Annecy is an incredibly charming town where tourists can feel the atmosphere of the French countryside. Vacationers can … Read more
Nice
Le Château (Castle Hill). The Old Nice is surrounded by Castle Hill on the east . Many years ago a castle and a cathedral stood on a hill of about 100 meters. At the time when Nice belonged to the county of Savoy, Louis XIV managed to occupy the city for a short time. Then, in 1706, he ordered to destroy the fort. This is the reason why you will see only a few fragments of the castle wall and not a medieval castle when you go up to Castle Hill. However, tourists are still recommended to … Read more
Beaune
Once the capital city in Burgundy, Beaune is an incredibly popular destination in France. The town attracts many tourists every year. This part of the country is well-known for its winemaking traditions – more than ten different varieties of wine are produced in Burgundy. They differ in taste and scent. Hospitable local people are always glad to see new guests. Numerous cafes and restaurants in Beaune offer a broad range of regional delicacies. It would be a mistake not to mention one more … Read more
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