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A: Place de la Castre, Cannes

Thomas Krueger作, ここから20メートル

Place de la Castre, Cannes

B: mug

parano fred作, ここから100メートル


C: Notre-Dame d'Esperance

Thomas Krueger作, ここから110メートル

Completed in 1648, Notre-Dame d'Esperance is a beautiful Provençal Gothic church. Its charm lies in i...

Notre-Dame d'Esperance

D: Rue Felix Faure - Cannes - France

Mark Fink作, ここから150メートル

Whether you come for the annual film festival, the sun, the beaches, the food, or people watching, th...

Rue Felix Faure - Cannes - France

E: Cannes vieu port

Viden Natzev作, ここから200メートル

Cannes vieu port

Cannes vieu port

F: Cannes vieu port la place

Viden Natzev作, ここから330メートル

Cannes vieu port la place

Cannes vieu port la place

G: Cannes la plage cote vuex port

Viden Natzev作, ここから340メートル

Cannes la plage cote vuex port

Cannes la plage cote vuex port

H: Cannes - Yachts at Jetee Albert Edouard

Ruediger Kottmann作, ここから530メートル

Cannes - Yachts at Jetee Albert Edouard

I: Festival De Cannes

Thierry Blondeau作, ここから680メートル

60 ans du festival de cannes, Brad Pitt et Angelina Jolie sur les marches

Festival De Cannes

J: Notre dame de bon voyage

Jules作, ここから690メートル

Située face au Palais des Festivals, c'est l'église centrale de Cannes. Elle contient 600 personnes a...

Notre dame de bon voyage



France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.

French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.

The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.

The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.

One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.

During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.

France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.

Text by Steve Smith.