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French Riviera

2013-08-23 - 2013-08-245 Episodes

French Riviera is called the south-eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea in France, located to the east of the city of Marseille to the Italian border (western part of the Riviera) [4] at the foot of the Maritime Alps. The question of the western tip of the Riviera is debatable: in addition to Marseille, the most westerly resort called Cassis, Toulon or Hyères.

On the French Riviera and the Principality of Monaco is located, which by the end of the XIX century were Roquebrune and Menton. East of Menton starts Italian Riviera, which stretches along the Ligurian coast up to La Spezia. To the south of the Côte d'Azur is located Islands - Friulian, Hyères and Lérins.

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Day 12013/08/23

「Nice climate refers to the Mediterranean type. The city is dominated by mild temperatures throughout most of the year. However, compared with other c

Nice climate refers to the Mediterranean type. The city is dominated by mild temperatures throughout most of the year. However, compared with other cities with this type of climate rainfall in relatively small. They fall mainly from September to March. Spring is often windy weather.
Summers are hot, dry and sunny. However, unlike other cities with a Mediterranean climate, rains in Nice in the summer still are, though quite rare. The temperature rarely drops below 20 ° C and often crosses the mark of 30 ° C. Annual average maximum summer temperature is about 35 ° C. The absolute maximum temperature was recorded August 1, 2006 and amounted to 37,7 ° C. The absolute minimum in Nice is -7,2 ° C.

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Day 22013/08/24

「Monaco Grand Prix (French. Grand Prix de Monaco) - Formula 1 race on the street circuit of Monte Carlo in the Principality of Monaco. Held the first

Monaco Grand Prix (French. Grand Prix de Monaco) - Formula 1 race on the street circuit of Monte Carlo in the Principality of Monaco. Held the first World Cup 1950 to the present time (was not included in the championship 1951-1954). From 1929 to 1948 years before the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix racing conducted as independent sports. The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious races in the Formula 1 championship.

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「Massena is a central area of ​​the town. The square was named in honor of one of the marshals of Napoleon Bonaparte - Andre Massena, a brave, but thi

Massena is a central area of ​​the town. The square was named in honor of one of the marshals of Napoleon Bonaparte - Andre Massena, a brave, but thieving.
The area is divided into two differing parts - north, it has a rectangular shape, and in the south turns into a kind of semi-circle. Buildings with arcades around the square, painted in a reddish-ocher color, form a beautiful ensemble.
In the southern part of the square is a fountain "The Sun". Bronze statues depict deities of ancient mythology.
In 2007, along the tram tracks were installed 7 masts, on which sit the silicone thinkers. In the evening, these sculptures are illuminated from the inside with different colors. These sculptures represent the seven continents. This composition of its author, Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa, called "Conversation in Nice." Very mixed composition and very unusual. Especially in the dark sculptures seem alien residents.
Pedestrian area (except for the tram)
It is in this area in 2014 were the evening shows in February Carnival in Nice.

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「Tete Carre (la Tete Carree) translates as "square head" - the administrative building of the library in Nice. There is a library management and its i

Tete Carre (la Tete Carree) translates as "square head" - the administrative building of the library in Nice. There is a library management and its internal divisions. Building your own library - more than a conventional building. Library Nyusera Louis (La bibliotheque Louis Nucera) opened in 2002, is named after the writer of the XX century, who lived in Nice.

In building Tete Carre free access readers asked, but her love photographing tourists from around the world.

In the library there are more than 200,000 documents in the public domain, and anyone can sign up there. Nice library caters to both adults and children. Administrative building of the library quickly became a symbol of Nice and is included in the list of the most unusual buildings in the world.

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「Going to Casino is possible for individual travelers, groups, guides and tours. 
Gambling halls to visit: Salle Renaissance, Salle Europe, Salle des

Going to Casino is possible for individual travelers, groups, guides and tours.
Gambling halls to visit: Salle Renaissance, Salle Europe, Salle des Amériques, Salle Blanche, Salons Touzet, Salle Médecin (private).
Open daily from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm (tickets can be purchased until 12:00).
Price: Adults - € 10; Children under 12 years - 7 euros; children under 6 years old - free of charge; for tourists in the group (10 people) - € 7; for guides and tour group leaders - free of charge. Free admission is provided to cardholders Cercle Monte-Carlo. Dress code: no special restrictions (representative form of dress). Sport and Beachwear (except sandals, shorts, and so on. D. Permitted in the morning).

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