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Versailles

10 best palaces and castles in Paris and its suburbs

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Just imagine: Paris is over 2300 years old! During most of this time it was the capital of a prosperous state. In Paris and the surrounding area you can see palaces, castles and even medieval fortresses. We'll tell you about the most interesting…
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The Moulin Rouge in Paris: 10 Tips for Visiting the Cabaret

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The Moulin Rouge is not just a world-famous cabaret – for many tourists it is a symbol of Paris. "The Red Mill" was opened in 1889 in the Montmartre district. Its peculiarity was that both middle class and high society people, such as Oscar…

Which cities in the Netherlands should I visit besides Amsterdam?

The Netherlands is more than just Amsterdam. This comparatively small country has many interesting cities that are worth visiting. You can reach many Dutch cities from Amsterdam in under an hour by train. Here are some popular destinations: …
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A guide for visiting the Loire castles in France

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The Loire valley is home to many famous castles: Chenonceau, Chambord, Blois are some of the most well-known. Thousands of tourists visit these priceless architectural structures every year. We would like to tell you what's worth seeing as well…
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10 Best Cities to Visit in Provence 

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The charm of Provence is irresistible. The rich history of this region combined with amazing monuments of architecture of all eras, interesting museums, beautiful nature, delicious cuisine, charming villages, and towns - all of these are amazing.…
Bridge of Normandy

An independent car trip around Normandy

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Normandy is one of the most beautiful areas in France. It's a great tourist destination, with so much to see and do. It has amazing nature, medieval cities, picturesque villages, casinos, luxury destinations, cider, and Calvados.…
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Tour the Loire Valley castles in your car

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The Loire Valley is a perfect region for tourists. You'll find luxurious views, abbeys, historical monuments, light wines from local grapes, and of course, Renaissance era castles. The best way to see the valley is to travel by car, so you can…
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Save time in Rome: which attractions to book in advance

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Rome is one of the most visited cities in Europe, and maybe in the world. The Eternal City entices crowds of tourists, and that means that multi-hour-long lines are present at the most popular Roman tourist sites. If you don't want to suffer…

Annecy: 10 ideas for a great vacation

Annecy is a small resort town in the Alps, full of the charm of the French countryside. Here are 10 ideas for enjoing a vacation here. You'll certainly remember your trip to Annecy for many years. Swim in the lake The main attraction in…
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Rome

30 major attractions in Rome

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The main difficulty you will face when first getting acquainted with the Eternal City is the need to decide which sights in Rome to visit first. At every step you'll come across an interesting museum, a picturesque square, an ancient church,…
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Montmartre: 15 ideas for walks in Paris’ most romantic neighborhood

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The charming Montmartre district is the most romantic and amazing place in Paris. Every tourist visits the famous hill, often heading straight to its main attraction, the Basilica of the Sacré-Coeur. But there's so much more to see and do…
Nantes

One day in Nantes: a quick city tour

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Nantes is a city with a rich past, a bright present and a promising future. It's a great place to start a fascinating resort journey along the Atlantic coast (spoiler: there are many beautiful beaches). But you should start by visiting the capital…
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Duomo in Milan

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The Duomo di Milano is a top destination for Milan tourists, worthy of endless acclamations of praise.  The facade of the Duomo: how it became what it is When we enter the Piazza del Duomo, the grandiose facade of the cathedral appears before…
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Alsace village

10 beautiful villages to visit in Alsace

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The small but attractive region of Alsace is a place where people come to discover picturesque French villages with half-timbered houses and medieval architecture that invoke classic gingerbread creations, admire stunning landscapes, and taste…

The 10 best wineries in Tuscany

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Wine and its production are part of Tuscany's culture and are no less important than painting and architecture. Wine tours and agritourism are just as popular here as Santa Maria del Fiore and the Uffizi Gallery. Why wouldn’t you take a tour…

What to see in Normandy: the cities worth visiting

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Normandy is a historical region in the north-western part of France, on the English Channel between Picardie and Brittany. It's the home of the famous Camembert cheese, and Parisians like to spend a weekend there to relax. Upper Normandy is…
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Biarritz

Top Biarritz landmarks

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The main attraction in Biarritz is, of course, the sea. But what French city isn't proud of its culture? In this article, we'll share some information about some architectural gems and museums worth visiting if you get tired of lying on the…
Moulin Rouge

The most famous cabarets in Paris

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The cabaret in Paris is as famous as the Eiffel Tower. A trip to Paris isn't complete without visiting one of their enchanting shows. The most famous cabaret  houses are the Moulin Rouge, Le Lido and Le Crazy Horse. The oldest cabaret, Paradis…
Carcassonne

Carcassonne – real medieval city

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Carcassonne is a small town in the French province of Languedoc. It attracts the attention of thousands of tourists with its fortress walls and castle. This is a real, well-preserved medieval city, of which there are very few left in the world.…
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Colmar: route, sights, tips

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There are many picturesque villages in Alsace, and they're interesting primarily for their architecture. Among the most significant of them is the town of Colmar, 80 km from Strasbourg. Magnificent examples of early Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque,…
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Where to go to see Paris from above

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You simply must see Paris from above to truly appreciate the beauty of the city. Here are 10 viewing platforms that will allow you to admire the skyline and rooftops of Paris. We wish you clear weather for maximum visibility! The Eiffel Tower The…
Pompeii

Pompeii: everything you need to know about the open-air museum

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Pompeii is a very ordinary Roman town near Naples whose life was suddenly and tragically interrupted by a volcanic eruption. The memory of the catastrophe has haunted humanity through the ages. The painting "The Last Day of Pompeii" by Russian…
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Bergerac travel tips: what to do, what to see, and what to try

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Bergerac is a beautiful town located in the southwest of France. The town is situated on the banks of the Dordogne River and is surrounded by stunning countryside.
London

30 major tourist attractions in London

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London, as a world capital of culture, art and entertainment, is visited by 15 million tourists a year. Every city in the world is unique in its own way, but there aren't many that can compete with London for the sheer number of tourist destinations.…

Biarritz: the French surfing capital

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The small seaside town of Biarritz, almost on the border with Spain, is known as the French surfing capital. In this article we will tell you the best time to grab a board and visit Biarritz, how to get there, where to stay and what besides…
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12 must-see temples in Rome

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Rome is a very special city with a direct relation to the birth of modern civilization. Its historical legacy is priceless, and in the heart of the Italian capital is the Holy See of the Catholic Church, the Vatican. It would take you several…
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Vatican: tickets and tips for tourists

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How to plan a visit to the Vatican and its museums without huge queues? Where to buy tickets? We will talk about it as well as about the pitfalls of the trip in this article.
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Brú na Bóinne Mounds, the mystery of Ireland

Brú na Bóinne mounds are a real antiquity with its own unique atmosphere, and now we have a chance to get closer to the mystery. In this article we will tell you how to get to the oldest sight of Ireland.
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10 things to do in Strasbourg

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Have you heard good things about Strasbourg but aren't sure whether to visit during your trip to Paris? If you have just one day, you can visit this unique city and have a great experience! » See more - A Day Trip to Strasbourg from Paris See…
Provence's lavender fields

Provence’s lavender fields

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The lavender fields have long been as recognizable of a symbol as France as the Eiffel Tower or Versailles. It's hard to imagine a vacation to southern France without visiting these unusual tourist attractions. How to get to the lavender fields The…
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The Most Beautiful Places in Provence

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Are you still asking yourself "What can I do in Provence? What's there to see?" If so, we're here to tell you that it's a tourist's paradise, and everyone will find something they love here! Provence has many places worth visiting besides Nice…
The Emerald coast

10 Ideas for a Vacation in Brittany

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Brittany is not as popular tourist destination as Paris and the Côte d'Azur. But if you knew how interesting it is to spend time in the northeast of France, you would not put off planning a vacation there. Here we'll give you some great…
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Saint-Chapelle

What to see in Paris while Notre-Dame is under restoration

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The Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris is a famous monument of Gothic architecture, a location featured in a famous book and musical, and just a beautiful place. It was seriously damaged in a fire on April 15, 2019. Fortunately, the loss of art…
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Ireland: a guide to the country of leprechauns

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Ireland is an verdant country of whiskey and Guinness, a country of Celts and leprechauns, mesmerizing northern landscapes and an endless number of half ruined castles. If you are a «Game of Thrones» fan, here you will understand what Winterfell…
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Bas van Breukelen

Mont Saint-Michel: everything a tourist needs to know

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There are three rocky islands just off the north-western coast of France: Mont Saint-Michel, Mont-Dol and Tomblaine. Only Mont Saint-Michel is inhabited. The Saint Michael monastery was built on the island in the year 709, and the dam connecting…
Cannes beach

How to spend one day in Cannes

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Sometimes vacationers to the French Riviera have just one day to see Cannes. It's a cool city, famous for its film festivals, yachts, delicious dishes, and art, so it's important to plan a route that lets you see all the most famous tourist…
Côte d'Azur

Top 10 Cities to stay on the Cote d’Azur

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The Côte d'Azur, a luxurious section of coast along the Mediterranean Sea, begins from the town of Théoule-sur-Mer and stretches to the French-Italian border. Along this route are the most beautiful cities in southern France: Cannes, Nice,…
Christmas market in Strasbourg

Christmas market in Strasbourg

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Christmas in Strasbourg has been celebrated on a large scale since 1570, when the first fair in honor of St. Nicholas (the future Santa Claus) opened here. All Christmas gifts were presented to children on his behalf. After the Reformation,…
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Amsterdam

Just one day in Amsterdam? We have the best route

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Many tourists Arrive in Amsterdam at the Central Train Station or at the Schiphol airport. This is actually a great place to start your one-day tour.  Dam The city's main square, Dam, is just a short walk from the station. There…
Lille

Lille – 10 vacation ideas

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Lille, the capital of Flanders, is practically a French Belgium, with its traditional beer and waffles. Plunging into the mixture of cultures for two or three days is a popular activity among Parisians. If you want to start exploring different…
Amsterdam

Amsterdam: The 15 most important tourist attractions

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Despite its small size, Amsterdam's large number of interesting places can easily compete with the largest cities in Europe. The magnificent architecture, picturesque canals, and unusual atmosphere in Amsterdam make it a unique city that has…
Lyon

17 main sights in Lyon

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Lyon is called the city of a hundred squares. And on these squares, of course, there are hundreds of ancient and modern sights, museums and monuments. The old city of Lyon is included as a whole on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1998.…
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10 activities to do in Nice

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Nice attracts travelers from all over the world. Its history begins with the Roman Empire. Its surprisingly beautiful nature and rich cultural inheritance makes Nice one of the most interesting places in the French Riviera. Nice has a ton…
Bordeaux

Everything you need to know about Bordeaux

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Bordeaux is the capital of the Aquitaine region. It's a city of art, rich history and, of course, wine. It is rich in attractions, like Paris, but calmer and not so crowded with tourists. If your dream is to see the real France, then you should…
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Powerscourt Gardens: how to get and what to see at the estate

Visiting Powerscourt is a great way to spend a day in nature without having to travel far from Dublin. All the information you need to visit is in this article.
Big Ben

All About Big Ben: This Famous Tourist Destination is Under Renovation

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Every major country has tourist sites that are their calling card. That symbol of Great Britain is Big Ben, the northern tower of London's Westminster Palace.  Important news!  Big Ben has been closed for renovation since 2017.  On…
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10 activities to do in Marseille

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Marseille is too big to simply be a resort town, and it's too magnificent to just be another French city. The capital of the French Riviera is loud and bright, and is a great destination for a slow sea vacation and fun adventures. There's a…
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Tulip fields in the Netherlands

Tulip fields in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is famous around the world for its flowers, especially its tulips. Hundreds of thousands of tourists from all over the world travel every year to the flower fields and world-famous flower auctions, FloraHolland, that are held…
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Skellig Michael in Ireland: Star Wars filming location

A trip to the picturesque rocky island will leave a lasting impression, and not only for Star Wars fans.
London Eye

How to get into the London Eye without lines

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The famous London Eye Ferris wheel sees 11 thousand guests daily. It's no surprise that it always has lines out front. The longest one is for the ticket counter and the second, slightly smaller one is at the ride's entrance. But who wants to…
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Beach near Rome

The best beaches near Rome

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Do you dream of being on a beautiful Italian beach with a view of the sea? We'll tell you how to get to the sea from Rome, and which good nearby beaches are paid or free.  The best beaches near Rome  You can get to several beaches…
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Olympic games 2024 in Paris

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Paris is preparing for the 2024 Olympic Games. Get ready, too! How to buy a ticket, what to see, how to organize a trip - answers to the current questions.

The top 5 best beaches in Corsica

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How can you get to the "tropics" from Paris in just an hour and a half? It's easy: fly to Corsica! Sometimes you'll feel like you're in Thailand. The sand is just as white and the waters are turquoise. It isn't as hot — the summers are around…
The Carnavalet Museum

The Carnavalet Museum in Paris

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There are 170 museums in the capital of France, but Carnavalet is considered the most Parisian of them all. It collects everything relating to Paris: its culture, history and outstanding personalities. And the collection of these artifacts is…
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«Game of Thrones»: filming in Ireland

Not all gorgeous nature in the famous TV series is computer graphics! We will tell you where «Game of Thrones» was filmed in Ireland and how to visit these amazing places.

10 ideas for things to do in Monaco

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Many people who go to Monte Carlo understand exactly what they want. This article isn't for those people. We wrote this for tourists who want to learn and try as much as possible about this unique country but don't know where to start.  Walk…
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Avenue des Champs-Élysees: shops and palaces

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One of the most outstanding streets in the world, the main shopping center of Paris, the most beautiful avenue... Let us tell you why you need to take a walk along the Champs Elysees. By the way, the Champs Elysees is located in the very…
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The top 9 kid-friendly destinations in Nice

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There are lots of places in Nice that the whole family can enjoy. There are indoor and outdoor parks with rides and shows, museums with child-friendly exhibits, and much more. Here are nine places you can visit with children that are sure to…

One day in Marseille

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Marseille brings out different emotions in people: some fall in love at first sight, and others are scared off by the simplicity of this port city. Only one thing is for sure: the bright, lively Marseille, imbued with the energy of the sea,…
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Paris Pantheon

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The key attraction of the Latin Quarter is the Pantheon. Its dome is visible from many observation decks in Paris. So what is hidden inside?
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10 Incredible things to do in Normandy

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They used to build a wall in Paris to protect against the Normans, but now it is time to build fortifications to protect Normandy from the Parisians. This region is so beautiful that it attracts more tourists every year. A common Parisian dream…
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Top 20 interesting cities in Spain

Colorful Spain is one of the warmest and sunniest destinations in Europe. But the country is actually quite big! You will have to choose which places and activities are most interesting to you. We hope our list of the 20 most attractive cities…
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National Museum of Ireland in Dublin: location and things to see

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The National Museum of Ireland is actually four free museums at once: natural history, archeology, art history and agriculture. In this article we will tell you where they are and how to visit them.
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Explore Van Gogh’s Provence

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The paintings of Van Gogh, the great Dutch artist, attract millions with their extraordinary emotions and vivid colors. It can be said that Van Gogh's art owes its beauty to the sun and the magical beauty of Provence, where he created many of…
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Bayeux: what to see, what to eat, and why the tapestry is worth seeing

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Bayeux is a beautiful town in the Normandy region of northern France. It is best known for its tapestry, which tells the story of the Norman Conquest of England. 
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Ireland famous parks and gardens

The whole of Ireland can be declared one big national park. Its valleys, mountains and coasts are absolutely picturesque. You will find the top of the best man-made and miraculous parks in Ireland in this article.
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Keukenhof, tulip park in Amsterdam

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Here you will see lots and lots of amazingly beautiful tulips. When should you go to Keukenhof park? How much is the ticket? How to get there from Amsterdam? We reply to all these questions in our article.
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The non-touristy French Riviera: a living fairy tale ​​​​​​​

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Today we'll tell you about some mesmerizing, mystical places in the French Riviera that are mostly unknown to tourists. There are wild beaches, amazing views, offbeat routes, and unique destinations that are worth visiting even if it's your…
Provence

Bike trip around Provence

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When we think of Provence, we imagine pictures of light lilac-colored flower fields and the wonderful aroma of lavender. But there's much more to this region in the southeast of France. You can visit Ancient Roman ruins, medieval castles, picturesque…
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When you saw everything: 20 things to do in Paris

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The most Parisian activities, not taking into account visiting the Louvre and Eiffel Tower, are collected here. Even if it’s your tenth time in Paris, you will find something new.
Toulouse

10 ideas for an excellent vacation to Toulouse

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Toulouse has excellently preserved Renaissance era architecture, interesting museums, churches and parks, as well as a modern air and space exploration center! This interesting combination makes the southwestern French city impossible to ignore.…
Lyon

All you need to know about Lyon

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Lyon is one of the largest cities in France, famous for its architecture, history and gastronomy. If you have already been to Paris, you should definitely go to Lyon! Find out what to see, what to eat and how to get to Lyon all the necessary…
Colmar

10 places to visit from Strasbourg for 1 day

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Alsace is one of the most beautiful parts of France. There are a few large cities on the slopes of picturesque hills, scattered small towns and small villages, and many well-groomed vineyards. If you are in Strasbourg and decide to take a day…
Montpellier

10 ideas for a great vacation in Montpellier

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Montpellier is a cute, cozy town in the south-west of France, right next to the Mediterranean Sea. Montpellier is drowning in greenery, with more than 50 beautiful gardens on its land. Expect to see delicate old buildings, small hospitable cafes…
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One day in Dublin, itinerary

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One day is not enough at all for exploring any major city with a rich history, Dublin is not an exception. But what if you have only one day in Dublin? Our route includes all the most «delicious» sights in the capital of Ireland for a great…
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Opera Garnier in Paris. How to get to the show?

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A visit to the Opéra Garnier is a must even for those who hate opera. There is no less gold in this palace than in Versailles.
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How to get to Keukenhof park from Amsterdam?

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Tulip Park Keukenhof is neither in Amsterdam nor in The Hague, but in a small town between them. So how to get to the park?

Elba: how to get to the beaches and tourist sights

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Elba has been famous as a great vacation spot for a long time. Don't miss this small gem in the Mediterranean. Today we'll tell you how to get to Elba, what to do there, what to see and where to stay.  Elba for tourists  The…
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