Public transport in Paris, France

Paris, the most visited city in the world with nearly 40 million tourists a year and one of the easiest to navigate public transportation.
There are 16 subway lines + RER (regional express network) + buses.


 Metro tickets are good for 2 hours as you do not go out of the network and whether you should continue by bus, you will need another ticket.

The Noctilien: If the subway is already closed because you missed the last one, do not worry, there is this bus for those who like to walk in the Parisian night; from 0:30 to 5:30.

The Balabus: special line that gives you the opportunity to know the city from east to west. From Gare de Lyon to the Grande Arche de la Defense. Runs from April to September only. The cost is 1 to 3 metro tickets depending on the distance traveled. You will pass the Bastille, the island St. Louis, Notre Dame, the Louvre, Les Invalides, the Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysees, etc.

The RER rail network that covers a large portion of the island-of-France. If your RER station is connected to the metro, the same ticket will be valid.

Crotone, Calabria, Italy

Crotone is an Italian city, capital of the province of the same name, in Calabria. The city was founded by the Greeks in the eighth Century BC and was one of the most important centers of Ancient Greece. The old town is developed in a maze of narrow streets and squares, from the cathedral in the main square of Pythagoras, the contact point between the old and new town. Crotone is facing the Ionian Sea near the mouth of the river Esaro. The southern area is completely immersed in the marine protected area of Capo Rizzuto. On the promontory of Capo Colonna there is the only column that remains of the temple of Hera Lacinia that closes the city in a large basin which separates the Gulf of Squillace. In the old town there are many places overlooked by important buildings such as the Palazzo Morelli and Palazzo Barracco among others. The ‘pescheria’ is a picturesque district of the historic city center. To see: the cathedral (XI century) where there is a baptismal fountain with a zoomorphic base and the painting of Our Lady of Capocolonna or Black Madonna, an object of devotion; Sanit Claire church (built on a monastery of the fifteenth century) with frescoes of the eighteenth century and a Neapolitan tiled floor; the baroque church of Saint Joseph with its imposing wooden front door with two sculptures dating from the late seventeenth century; the church of Saint Peter, the Tower of Nao, among others.


The center of nightlife, especially in summer, is located on a portion of the Avenue Cristoforo Colombo, after 20:00 it becomes pedestrian. From here you have easy access to the marina.
Another good place to walk is the part of the coast that is called Promenade Gramsci.
Crotone is a very active city in the summer, ideal for a family holiday to enjoy the beach and sea. There are many shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, etc.

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Tower Bridge, London, England

The Tower Bridge is a historic fortress located on the north bank of the River Thames in London, England. The tower is located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets located east of the city of London in a space known as Tower Hill. Its construction began in 1066. at the time of the Norman Conquest of England. William the conqueror in 1078, had built the White Tower which gave its name to the castle. As early as 1100, it was used as a prison while he served as a royal residence and grand palace. There were several phases of expansion, but it was mainly formed by several buildings surrounded by two concentric defensive walls and a moat. The Tower served as an armory, a menagerie, a treasury, welcomed the Royal Mint, the archives and the British Crown jewels. 112 people were executed there over a period of 400 years at the north of the tower. During the two world wars the tower was used as a prison again and 12 more executions took place. The tower has been repaired after World War II and was reopened to the public, being classified in the world heritage of the UNESCO. The tower, which controlled traffic on the Thames consists of three walls. It is a place of essential interest for millions of tourists who visit the city.


If you buy the ticket on Internet, you will pay a little less than if you would do on the spot. It will be good for a week from the date of purchase. You will be also asked to make a contribution for repairs of the place and its maintenance as the site receives nothing from the authorities; it is an organization, Historic Royal Palaces Enterprises Ltd, that operates only with what they get with the visit of tourists and their donations. They deal also with other historical sites.
You can also rent audio-guides in different languages.
The site has 5 shops that offer different products and there are also cafes and restaurants to enjoy a full day.
There is a legend that says that the Kingdom will be over if ever the ravens residents leave the Tower of London; you can also admire them during your visit.