From the 1896 diary of Tsar Nicholas II:
1896 – “The Russian Week” in France
His Majesty Tsar Nicholas II, Her Majesty Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna and the ten-month-old Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna, arrived in Cherbourg, where they were met by President of France Felix Faure. So began “The Russian week” in France, which ended on 27 September with a parade in Chalon. Read more ROMANOV FAMILY IN PARIS, 1896.