The French Alps are known for their ski slopes, chalets and the warm welcome guests receive. Courchevel, Annecy, Grenoble... these names are known not only to avid skiers or snowboarders, but also to people far removed from winter sports. In this article we will tell you about the best resorts in France, where it's pleasant not only to relax, but also to ride the slopes.
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 trip around the area, we can tell you about 10 great nearby places to visit.
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. There is something to see in the other areas of the city as well.
We will tell you about 17 main attractions that are necessary if you want to really see what Lyon has to offer. Here they are on an interactive map:
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 his masterpieces.
Lyon is not that big, and transportation is convenient. But the 15 minutes you'd spend on a tram is much more pleasant to spend on sightseeing. Which area of Lyon is best to stay in for tourists? It directly depends on your plans.
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Lyon is one of the largest cities in France, and it's a historical and cultural center that's well worth a visit. Although the distance between Paris and Lyon is quite impressive (511 km), there are several ways to get there.
Three Valleys (Les 3 Vallées) is the largest area for winter recreation and skiing in Europe. The area includes the regions of Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, Les Belleville and Les Allues, with small resort townsthroughout, from the world-famous Courchevel to the humble and cozy Saint-Martin-de-Belleville.
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!
Mont Blanc is the highest point in the Alps and all Western Europe, at 4810m. It's not the most treacherous peak in the world of mountaineering, but it requires respect and attention: rockfalls, low temperatures, strong winds and snowfalls await the daring. Fortunately, it is also possible to ascend the mountain in comfort and enjoy the view from the top.
Get acquainted with the main tourist methods of climbing Mont Blanc and choose the right one for you.