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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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Nimes sightseeing

No other city of France can be proud of such rich ancient times heritage. The central part of the city is the location of a huge arena that was built 2000 years ago. Even these days the arena is used to conduct theater performances, concerts and other cultural events. The amphitheater has become the signature place of Nimes. It does look very unusual and looks more like the famous Coliseum than an ancient monument … Open

Cultural excursion through Nimes - things to see

Not far from the temple tourists will find a significant architectural landmark being an elegant arch named in honor of the first emperor of the Roman Empire Augustus. One of the most ancient buildings in the city is considered to be the Maison Carree. The building was established at the order of the Emperor Augustus. The erection of the temple was dedicated to the grandchildren of the emperor. In the course of the … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Nimes is a perfect destination for active leisure offering its guests various kinds of exciting time spending. One of the main entertainments among city guests is hiking though numerous streets. Nimes boasts plenty of majestic gardens and scenic parks. The city offers great many places for calm recreation and sport activity. In a few minute drive from the city center tourists will find an upscale golf center named … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

The main gastronomy feature of the city of Nimes is plenty of restaurants of ethnic cuisine. Even though all of the eating houses are specializing in one culinary trend, each of the restaurants is unique and inimitable. Fans of other culinary trends will also be challenged with a huge choice of places to eat and rest as Nimes presents the eating houses of various culinary trends. One of the most prestigious … Open

Traditions and mentality of Nimes

Now the city has a lot of specialized stores where visitors are offered special clothes and shoes for dancing, and many tourists buy them as souvenirs. At special dance schools and flamenco clubs, everyone can take a couple of dance lessons. Nimes is considered one of the country's most “non-French” cities. Many traditions and customs alien to residents of other cities of France have taken root only here. It'd … Open

Travel guide to Nimes

In Nîmes, you can find a beautiful cathedral consecrated back in the 11th century. The cathedral was repeatedly destroyed and rebuilt over the centuries, so today its appearance represents a combination of different architectural styles. One of the cathedral's main decorations is unique stone bas-reliefs depicting important old Testament scenes. The cathedral is the official residence of the archbishop since 1877. … Open
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