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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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Rhone-Alpes guide chapters

Cuisine and top restaurants

Local cheese is widely used by chefs to cook national branded treats. One of the simplest examples of cheese dish is a Savoyard sandwich, tartine savoyarde. Besides flavored cheese, it consists of prunes and smoked brisket; sandwich turns to be incredibly tasty and hearty. Boiled potatoes in their skins are served with a special cheese dressing, called Berthoud. The dressing is cooked with addition of pepper, garlic … Open

Traditions and mentality of Rhone-Alpes

A good tradition was caught on and, since 1852, a symbolic event was held every year supported by local authorities. In early December, an incredibly beautiful illumination is installed in the city; scenic old buildings and landmarks are adorned with original lights. Lyon Festival of Lights announces the beginning of Christmas holidays, during which there are curious events in each city. Quatres Glorieuses … Open

Travel guide to Rhone-Alpes

Thanks to a wide variety of resorts, the region is annually visited by many tourists. In winter, it attracts fans of skiing and other winter entertainments. The choice of ski resorts in the region is really huge. One of the most famous ski resorts is Espace Killy. The total length of ski routes is over 300 km. There are routes of different levels. Local resorts are visited not only by professional sportsmen, but also … Open

Advices for travellers

1. Seasoned travelers prefer to travel the region by TGV trains and recommend purchasing tickets through the official website of the company. In this case, you can save considerably; but you have to remember that those tickets are non-refundable. 2. The province has everything necessary to travel by car; it will be beneficial to those traveling as a big company and preferring to change places quickly. Going for a … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Many travelers associate this picturesque province primarily with high-class ski resorts. This is a real attraction for fans of skiing, snowboarding and other winter activities. This is where the world- famous ski resort of Courchevel with its elite hotels and entertainment centers is situated. Beautiful Mont Blanc is a world famous natural landmark; it never ceases to attract climbers from all over the world. Scenic … Open

Cultural excursion through Rhone-Alpes - things to see

Lots of interesting sights can be found in the old town of Perouges; numerous craft shops represent one of its main distinguishing features. The excursion program has to include a visit to one of the local shops, as it will give no less impression than any museum. Vienne is rich in historical monuments too; there are also the ruins of the buildings dating back to the Roman Empire. Among other notable objects, … Open

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