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While the answer from a Parisian is probably 'all over' or 'my local patisserie', for those among us who aren't locals, Pierre Hermé (72 Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France) is probably a good place to start. However, they tend to use it as part of other desserts, like their Gateau: Dacquoise biscuit with crunchy hazelnuts, hazelnut crisp, thin wafers ...


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National parks are a bit far but you have many options depending on how long you are willing to travel. Here are a couple options closer or further from Lyon. Parc National des Écrins This is far from Lyon and better done from Grenoble (1h30 from Lyon), and it is the beginning of "real" mountains, the Alps. This is one destination option among many. You ...


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The rules are laid out in article 5 of the Schengen Visa Code: The Member State competent for examining and deciding on an application for a uniform visa shall be: (a) the Member State whose territory constitutes the sole destination of the visit(s); (b) if the visit includes more than one destination, the Member State whose territory ...


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No, you cannot. Apart from very specific circumstances, visas must be obtained in advance from your country of usual residence.


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In my opinion it would be smarter on your part to subscribe an ad hoc insurance in your home country. I imagine it would be easier to file a claim from the UK with a UK company rather than having to do this over the phone with a French company. To this purpose you should look for European car insurance, which extends the basic insurance cover - the minimum ...


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It looks like you cannot apply for a Schengen visa in London. Among other requirements: To apply for a visa from the French Authorities in London: You must be resident in the UK Your UK residency must have at least 3 months validity after the intended date of departure from the Schengen area. As per the decree 2008-1176 of the 13th ...


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Except some very specific documents (like those issued to people who applied for asylum so that they can wait for a decision), almost all visas or residence permit from Schengen area countries (which includes Belgium, France, and Germany) allow the holder to enter all other countries in the area. Concretely, you will need to apply for a German short-stay ...



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