As we have said in our blogs many times previously, being on vacations in Paris you should not deprive yourself of the pleasure to visit interesting towns located not far from the capital. You can spend a whole day for a tour but, be sure, you’ll get new impressions. Of course, Paris is Paris, but France is not over beyond its borders
This time we would like to say some words about the town of Laon which is located 130 kilometers to the north-east from Paris in the region of Picardie. This town is situated on the place of an ancient Gallic settlement and nowadays is famous, first and foremost, for its unique beautiful medieval architecture. It’s notable that the old town of Laon is on the hill of 188 meters height.
The exhibition of the great master Lucio Fontana will take place at the Paris Museum of Modern Art (Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris) on April 25th – August 24th, 2014. The Italian genius is called one of the biggest visionaries of the 20th century in the world of art, and, perhaps, these people are not far from the truth.
Disneyland in Paris is the most popular amusement park not only in France but and in whole Europe. And it’s really cool that it continues to develop and offers us new entertainments. 2014 will not become an exception to the rule. They say that park authorities are going to open a new theme area “Ratatouille“ this summer!
If you are fond of roller-skating then, perhaps, you’ll be glad to know that now tourists may have enthralling excursions across Paris in a sports regime. For example, every Friday Paris Roller company organizes night tours (Paris by night) in Montparnasse area during which you can see many theatres, the Montparnasse tower, the old Paris custom house, the Observatory, the Catacombs and other interesting places. Beginning – 09.30 p.m.
Van Gogh… it’s not just a name in the world of art. It is the name which is nowadays synonymic to art. And if you take any interest in painting, be sure to visit the exhibition of this great master at the Musee d’Orsay in Paris.
Paris is not only a beautiful city, it’s the place connected inseparably with art in all its displays. It’s not a secret for anyone that for many centuries the French capital has attracted thousands of talented painters, poets, writers and other creative persons. It is a muse that helps to open their best abilities.
And for those ordinary people who do not have artistic talents but simply love art, Paris has always been close due to numerous museums, offering true masterpieces. Different exhibitions are organized in the city permanently: legendary expositions as well as works of unknown masters are presented.
Perhaps, you’re also a connoisseur of painting. If so, and you’re going to Paris in the short run, we recommend to visit the exhibition Les impressionistes en Prive at the Musee Marmottan Monet.
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This year is the 100th anniversary of birth of the great French actor, a true genius of the comedy, Louis de Funes. In honor of this important date Paris Crous Museum has organized a special exhibition where Parisians and guests of the capital can watch the life of this famous person closer.