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France has brought us so much culture and art and, at the same time, championed the modern concept of a vacation. And with fake designer bags the dollar about 15 percent stronger than the euro compared to a year ago, enjoying France will be particularly affordable this year. To get the most out of your next visit, be mindful of these changes and developments for 2016.
The Eiffel Tower’s first level after a $38 million renovation is decked out with new shops, eateries and a multimedia presentation about the tower’s construction, paint job, place in pop culture and more. The highlight is the breathtaking, vertigo inducing glass floor that lets you experience what it’s like to stand atop an 18 story building and look straight down. Just a few blocks away, the Rodin Museum is fully open after a three year renovation.
Elsewhere in Paris, the Carnavalet Museum Perfect Quality Louis Vuitton Replica which covers the history of Paris and has a great exhibit on the French Revolution replica louis vuitton is undergoing renovations in 2016 (it will remain open, but some rooms may be closed). The Louis Vuitton Foundation is the latest entrant to the Paris art scene. Its cool, sailboat like glass building, set in the Bois de Boulogne park, features modern and contemporary art.
All over Paris, more museums are offering free apps that serve as an audioguide for their collections.
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Up on the Norman coast, Mont St Michel is a true island once again at high tide. It’s reachable by a new super sleek bridge rather than the old causeway that blocked the flow of water around the island. A new minivan service (Bayeux Shuttle) offers service between Bayeux and Mont St Michel a huge help to Discount Replica Louis Vuitton Bags those traveling sans car.
Since the Loire Valley boasts more than 100 castles, it can be hard to choose which ones to visit. Here’s a tip: This year fake designer bags , I’d skip the Chateau d’Azay le Rideau, as some wings may be closed during your visit, and scaffolding will likely cover parts of the exterior (renovation should wrap up in spring 2017).
To the east, Colmar’s Unterlinden Museum has reopened after a multiyear restoration, and its masterpiece, Matthias Grunewald’s gripping Isenheim Altarpiece, is back on view. While Colmar is no longer the departure point for any minivan tours of the Alsace’s Route du Vin wineries, travelers based in Strasbourg can ride along with Ophorus Tours, which visit several wine villages and include wine tastings and time to aaa replica designer handbags wander.
This year marks a milestone in France’s World War I history the replica louis vuitton bags from china centennial of the Battle of Verdun. Just in time, the Memorial de Verdun museum has completed its fake louis bag three year renovation and now offers the best historic exhibits on this monumental battle anywhere.
Farther south, in the Dordogne, it’s become even more critical to reserve ahead high quality replica handbags china for tours of the Grotte de Font de Gaume prehistoric caves. Sales of advance tickets (available by email or phone) usually open on Jan. 2 for the entire year and most slots are usually sold out by March. For Lascaux II replica louis vuitton bags , a replica of another prehistoric cave, reservations are easier to nab but still highly recommended for visits in July and August, and accepted only two to five days in advance by phone.
Good news for alp oholics: Chamonix’s gondola over the Alps to Italy has opened again after years of closure (at the mountaintop Helbronner border station). The new lift, called Skyway Monte Bianco, offers an amazing ride as you head into (or from) Italy rotating 360 degrees as you sail along. Down in the valley, Chamonix’s new Mountaineering Center (part of the Espace Tairraz) showcases local ascents and has an interactive climbing simulator.
And in France’s sunny south, the ancient Roman sights of Provence will also be easier to enjoy in 2016. In Avignon, a direct express bus now goes to Vaison la Romaine, a picturesque town chock full of ancient ruins. At the Pont du Gard, visitors have two new options for seeing replica designer handbags the Roman aqueduct in the summer: an after hours program that lets visitors enjoy the sight until midnight, and (in July and August) half hour tours through the water channel at the top of the aqueduct.
Along the Riviera, Nice’s new tramline makes getting around the town center easier than ever. Nice’s Russian Cathedral, long closed for 1:1 replica handbags renovation, opened in January after a two year, $20 million renovation. But some changes aren’t for the best: The warming of the sea has brought swarms of jellyfish to Riviera shores. Swimmers should ask around locally before they dip.