In 1570, in the center of Strasbourg, near the Notre Dame de Strasbourg Cathedral, the first Christmas market was held. In those days, it was held only a few days, and now it opens in early December and completes work after the New Year holidays. Millions of Frenchmen from different parts of the country and foreign tourists are happy to go to Strasbourg to taste the traditional Alsatian wine with spices and buy goodies for the festive table. Many people this year came from Paris, where after long disputes and litigation, the traditional fair on the Champs Elysees was not held. Continue reading
A popular travel site has identified the best small towns in Europe, where tourists who want to relax from the bustle of the city should go.
One of the most popular travel portals TripAdviser named the top of the most charming small villages in Europe, which are definitely worth a visit if you want a relaxing and measured vacation, away from city noise.
The most charming villages in Europe according to TripAdviser:
Bibury Village (England) Bibury Village (England)
The village of Bibery is located in Gloucestershire in the south-east of the country and its population is a little more than 600 people.
The village is considered one of the most beautiful in the region and is extremely popular among tourists. Continue reading
This summer, Ukrainians managed to significantly save on holidays abroad. In addition to Turkey, which often does not have a shortage of tourists, vacationers from Ukraine managed to take advantage of the reduction in the cost of tours to popular resorts, for example, to Egypt. At the same time, not all travel agencies agree that vouchers “have fallen in price.” Simply, most of their customers are not ready to significantly spend money on vacation.
To the south
This year, Ukrainian tourists are changing their travel preferences. If previously Turkey was a popular country for holidays in the summer, and Egypt in the winter, now a new trend has emerged in the tourism market – Ukrainians increasingly prefer Egyptian resorts in the summer. This was partly because back in 2017, Russian tourists began to come to rest in large numbers on holiday in Turkey. Therefore, hotels in this country are less interested in accepting Ukrainians, explained RBC-Ukraine development director of the tourism company “Clean Tourism” Ivanna Chuchman. Continue reading