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There are hundreds of castles in France, many of which were built in the ancient Middle Ages. But which ones are the best? Turprom has compiled for you a special selection of castles in France to inspire you to new interesting trips! Let’s look at a list of ten medieval castles in France that have retained their original appearance as much as possible.
10th place: Chateau de Foix
France, the very south: Foix can be found in the eponymous capital of the Ariege department in southern France. The beginning of the history of this building dates back to 987, but it acquired its final form much later, because constantly improved. The castle belonged to Roger of Carcassonne and his descendants, and from 1034 was transferred to the county of Foix. Between 1211 and 1212, the castle was besieged by the crusaders, but was not destroyed. Continue reading
Vladimir is one of the most ancient cities of the Russian Federation. The city is located on the Klyazma River. For the first time it is mentioned in chronicles dating from the X-XII century. Active development of the city began in the middle of the XII century.
The tourism sector in Vladimir is well developed. Here tourists can choose from various trips around the city and the surrounding area. Those who wish can visit the museums – there are about 20 of them in the city. About twenty hotels, plus several dozens of mini-hotels, work. So the traveler will be able to find both cheap and relative luxury hotels. Most of the hotels are located in the center, so getting to the sights will be easy. For tourists in Vladimir there are cafes and restaurants with different prices. They are scattered throughout the city, and you don’t have to roam for a long time in search of food. But most of the cafes and restaurants are concentrated on Bolshaya Moskovskaya Street – the central promenade, next to which are the main attractions of Vladimir. Continue reading
Traveling is my passion. I often speak and write about how useful it is to be a wanderer: to open unprecedented horizons, experience new sensations, touch the history of other lands and get acquainted with the culture of distant peoples. The more we learn, the more complete and meaningful life. However, one cannot fail to voice the other side: the consumer attitude to travel. Yes – tourism is useful for human development, but is it useful for those hot spots where millions of foreigners want to spend the weekend? How does it affect tourist-friendly cities and countries? Everything is not as clear as it seems at first glance.
The dark side of travel: overtourism and tourism phobia
“Tourists, go home!”, “Stop foreigners!”, “Tourists – you are terrorists!”, “We do not want tourists!”, “Tourism destroys our city!” … Such and similar inscriptions, graffiti, banners, posters and slogans during mass protests rallied in 2017-2019, Venice, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Dubrovnik, Mallorca and Ibiza. Continue reading