Those who do not want to settle for a beachholiday, can enjoy a trip to France. Lovers of antiquity will find in this country a lot of historical monuments, and shopping fans will be able to update your wardrobe.
However, for a comfortable trip it is important to organize your visit to France.
You get a passport, if not already done sobefore. To do this, go to the website of the Federal Migration Service and download the form for the passport request. Fill it and assure the place of work or study. Also, check on the website of the FMS duty amount and bank account details, pay a fee and attach a copy of the receipt to your profile. It is also be photographed. All documents and photos come in FMS residence during reception hours or make an appointment in advance via the website of the FMS. Your passport will be ready in a month, if you are applying for a residence permit, or within three months, if you have applied to the FMS in another city.
Select the type of transportation. The cheapest is to go by bus - ticket from Moscow to Paris will cost you 250 euros. There are also discounts for children and large groups of travelers. However, be prepared for a long journey - the journey takes 2.5 days. Another option - a trip by train At the time, it is comparable to the bus, but at the same time, the coupe on the train will be more comfortable than a chair in the bus. The most popular is a third option - the aircraft. Flights to Paris, Marseille and Nice fly not only from Moscow but also in St. Petersburg. Flying on an airplane will take about 4 hours. Tickets as plane and train and bus you can buy on the internet, as well as at the ticket offices or travel agencies.
You get a French visa. To do this, fill out the form for a tourist visa by downloading it from the website of the French Consulate. Also, be photographed for the visa. Buy insurance for the duration of stay in France. You get a certificate of salary or bank account statement that you have enough money for the journey. Book a hotel room or receive an invitation from the person who are going to live. Submit these documents to the French consulate or visa application center. If the visa is not obtainable in your town, send a package of documents by registered mail.