• Paris

.Paris

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ City of Paris PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Paris is the capital and most populous city of France. Most French rulers since the Middle Ages made a point of leaving their mark on a city that, contrary to many other of the world's capita [.....]

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  • Verdon Gorge

Verdon Gorge

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Verdon Gorge PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Verdon Gorge (map). It is about 25 km (15.5 mi) long and up to 700 metres (0.4 mi) deep. It was formed by the Verdon River, which is named for its turquoise-green colour, one of the location's [.....]

Verdon Gorge
  • Catacombs of Paris (ossuary)

Catacombs of Paris (ossuary)

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Catacombs of Paris (ossuary) PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles The Catacombs of Paris (map)  are underground ossuaries in Paris, which hold the remains of more than six million people. Extending south from the Barrière d'Enfer ("Gate of He [.....]

Catacombs of Paris (ossuary)
  • Festival of Giants (Gayant)

Festival of Giants (Gayant), Douai

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Festival of Giants, Douai PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Gayant the giant is the symbol of Douai (map). Each year for three days at the beginning of July, the Gayant festival (Les Fêtes de Gayant) takes place.The Gayant family, composed of [.....]

Festival of Giants (Gayant), Douai
  • Bastille Day / la Fête nationale

Bastille Day (la Fête nationale)

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Bastille Day (la Fête nationale) PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Bastille Day is the common name given in English-speaking countries to the national day of France, which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In French, it is formally calle [.....]

Bastille Day (la Fête nationale)
  • Fontainebleau

.Fontainebleau

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Fontainebleau PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Fontainebleau (map) is a lovely historic town 55.5 km (34.5 miles) south of Paris. Palace of Fontainebleau (map) is one of the largest French royal châteaux, a favourite weekend getaway for P [.....]

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  • Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe, Paris

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile, Paris PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile (map) is one of the most famous monuments in Paris, standing at the western end of the Champs-Élysées at the centre of Place Charles de Gaulle [.....]

Arc de Triomphe, Paris
  • Notre-Dame de Paris

Notre-Dame de Paris

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Notre-Dame de Paris PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris (meaning "Our Lady of Paris") is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité (map). The cathedral was consecrated to the Virgin Mary and considere [.....]

Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

.Saint-Cirq-Lapopie

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ Saint-Cirq-Lapopie PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Saint-Cirq-Lapopie (map) is a commune in the *Lot department, Occitanie. Its position on a steep cliff 100m above the river, originally selected for defence, has helped make the town one [.....]

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  • Nantes

.Nantes

ENGLISH • РУССКИЙ City of Nantes PAGE MENU >> Information • Transport • Links • All articles Nantes (map) is the capital of the north-western French region of Pays de la Loire. Nantes has strong historical connections with the adjoining region of Brittany, and is the historical capi [.....]

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