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Saint-Dizier Live Cam, France

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Saint-Dizier – the most populated city of the French department of Haute-Marne. It located near France’s biggest artificial lake Der Shantekok. The Saint-Dizier is a French military airbase.

The main attraction of Saint-Dizier – castle (Castle) Saint-Dizier (Le château de Saint-Dizier) and fortifications, built in the XIII century. Also noteworthy are the Church of the Assumption of Our Lady (L’Église Notre-Dame-de-L’Assomption), which was under construction and being completed in the XIII-XVIII centuries., Chapel of the Immaculate Conception (La Chapelle de l’Immaculée Conception), City Hall (L’Hôtel de Ville), the Chamber of Commerce and the Italian Theatre (Le théâtre à l’italienne). The city preserved many interesting and original houses, among which stand out the wooden structure, built in the XV-XVI centuries.

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Aix-les-Bains Live Cam, France

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Aix-les-Bains – commune in France, located in the department of Savoie and Rhone-Alpes region. Aix-les-Bains – famous spa resort. The city is located between the mountains and the Massif Bauges in the east and the west lake Burzhe. For this reason, the city stretches from north to south. Aix-les-Bains is divided into two parts: the bottom, located on the shores of the lake from the west, and the upper, overhanging the lake, there is the city center. The city was originally built on an elevation, to avoid flooding. Later this dam was built between the Rhone River and the natural overflow of the lake – canal de Sawyer. The eastern shore of the lake occupies a thermal spa.

True prosperity as a resort of Aix-les-Bains reached in the “Belle Epoque» (La Belle Epoque) in 1890-1914 years. The royal family of Europe Acquires here palaces (which today form a beautiful architectural ensemble), the city operates a luxury casino, golf course, tennis club and hippodrome. Many European hereditary princes and princesses “marked” on the fashionable resort during the summer season. Britain’s Queen Victoria several times traveled to Aix-les-Bains, however, for diplomatic reasons incognito under a different name. Together with the European aristocracy here rush-known writers and artists, inspired by the beauty of Lake Bourget and the surrounding mountains. According to the number of guests in Aix-les-Bains is the leader among the other popular spa resorts of the time, ahead of the Evian and Saint-Gervais-les-Bains. During the First World War, hotels and luxury villas commune “reeducated” in hospitals for the wounded.

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Nancy Live Cam, France

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Nancy – a town and commune in France, the administrative center (prefecture) Department Meurthe et Moselle region Lotaringiya.Raspolozhen on the Moselle River, near its intersection Marne-Rhine canal. Node rail lines to Paris, Strasbourg, Liege. Nancy is divided into an old town with narrow winding streets and historic buildings, and a new city, which was built on a regular plan in a southerly direction to the XVI-XVII centuries. The central ensemble, consisting of interconnected areas of Stanislaus, La Quarry and the Government (with arcades, lattices, fountains and so on. D.).

The French city of Nancy – a traditionally artisanal locality, famous for metallurgy and production of art glass and pottery, at the beginning of the XX century became the center of a new direction in art – Art Nouveau. Creativity and the desire to combine the oriental style, and the Baroque to modern industrial trends have contributed to the formation of so-called “School of Arts of Nancy.”

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