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    • Shore Exhursion at La Seyne Sur Mer on August 19?

      Toulon Jul 4, 2014 at 11:22 AM

      The cruise ship is going to port at La Seyne Sur Mer 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on August 19. We are not sure whether we should visit Toulon (e.g. cable car ride and swim at the beach) or visit Bandol and Sanary Sur Mer. My teenage child would certainly love to have a swim for a couple of hours at a lovely beach. Any suggestions? If it is the latter, please provide travel information from La Seyne Sur Mer to Bandol and Sanary Sur Mer. Is it easy to take a cab from ther back to the port and how much would that cost?

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    • Fiching - aller à la pêche

      Roquebrune-Cap-Martin Jun 30, 2014 at 3:32 AM

      What are the fishing possibilities in the region?
      We are a family of four members from Finland and going to stay a week at the camping site Les pêcheurs 19th - 26th July.

      Merci pour votre réponse en anglais ou fr

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    • Name of the shop

      Malaucène Jul 21, 2014 at 3:17 AM

      In Malaucene there is a lovelly home ware shop, selling curtains, quilted bed covers etc on the main street with an English speaking lady there - what is the name and telephone number of this shop?

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    • Nice Airport to Biot

      Biot Jul 2, 2014 at 12:40 PM

      Which is the best public transport route ?

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    • Booking the ferry

      Île Sainte-Marguerite Jun 24, 2014 at 8:16 AM

      How do I book this ferry?

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    • Raining Heavily

      L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Jul 19, 2014 at 10:48 PM

      Does the Sunday antiques market still go on in heavy rain and thunder?

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    • public transport options to nearby smaller towns around L'Isle

      L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Jul 1, 2014 at 10:18 AM

      We are searching for what options might be available to visit the surrounding area and smaller villages near LÍsle sur la Sorgue. We will be there for two weeks, first part of Oct. I would appreciate any information or advice.( No, I do not want to rent a car.)

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    • Gib to Antibes

      Antibes Jun 24, 2014 at 1:18 PM

      what is the best way to get from Gibraltar to Antibes

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    • trains to london

      Aix-en-Provence Jul 18, 2014 at 8:52 AM

      how do I get to train staion in Marseille from
      Aix?Taking train to LllIlle and then to London.
      Thank You, EWS

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      Coming to La Ciotat via Navette 69

      La Ciotat Jun 25, 2014 at 1:25 AM

      Bonjour! I'm heading down to La Ciotat tomorrow for a very brief sejour with a friend. It will be my first time in the town and I'm very much looking forward to exploring the Vieux Port and beautiful calanques.

      I have, however, run into a bit of a situation with transport. I will be arriving from Grenoble at the gare de Marseille Saint-Charles, where I plan to check my rather cumbersome suitcase for the weekend. I had planned to simply take a regional train from Marseille to La Ciotat, but have since realized that the train would drop me off at the Gare SNCF in La Ciotat, which is a bit of a hike from where I'd like to be.

      I'm now planning to take the La Ciotat/Marseille navette (ligne 69) that runs in between the two cities. It seems to be the best option, as it is inexpensive and would drop me off at the Gare Routiere in La Ciotat, right in the center of town! However, the navette departs NOT from the Gare Saint-Charles, but from the Halte routiere sud in Marseille. Could anyone tell me about this bus stop? How to get to it from the train station? (It looks like there should be a M1 metro stop in the area.) How long it takes to get there? Where you can buy tickets?

      Je vous remercie par avance! Thank you in advance.

      Elisabeth

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      Baladines in Avignon

      Avignon Yesterday

      Aooarently there is a baladine ( mini-bus) service in Avignon that takes passengers along the Cours Jean Jaures to homes and other locations in the area. However i can find no references to such a mini bus service. Does anyone know Avignon well enough to advise me as to where I might information on the baladines (minibus) service in the City. I don't want to take a taxi. Thanks.

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      Visiting the lavender fields

      Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Jul 9, 2014 at 6:15 PM

      My wife and I are considering a trip to Provence next summer with one of the main considerations being seeing the blooming lavender fields. I have some input from a friend who has been there and suggests St. Remy de Provence as our base. I understand that the peak of the season is from mid-June to mid-July. I just wanted to see what ideas others of you may have about it.

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      Nice-Monaco day trip

      Villefranche-sur-Mer Jun 27, 2014 at 10:30 AM

      We are arriving in Villefranche-sur-mer aboard Liberty of the Seas and are searching for a nice day trip for 6 people on a limited budget. We would like to see a little Nice and Monaco. Suggestions?

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      Central Avignon Train Station Address

      Avignon Yesterday

      While on the subject of Avignon, does anyone have the physical address of Avignon Central Train Station, I am trying to use the Michelin Road and Walk Planner but no such luck yet. Thanks!

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    • Acoustic Guitars

      Nice Jul 16, 2014 at 10:12 AM

      Where can I buy an acoustic guitar in Nice?

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    • live music tonight

      Nice Jul 16, 2014 at 11:52 AM

      Hi I am in nice tonight and would like to see some live music with my friends anyone know of the place to be?

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    • How to get from Cannes to MSM

      Moustiers-Sainte-Marie Jul 16, 2014 at 6:23 AM

      Dear Sir/Madam,
      please advise how it's possible to get from Cannes to MSM, I mean by taxi or private transfer. is it possible to order this kind of service?
      Merci!

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    • L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

      L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Jul 11, 2014 at 12:00 PM

      Is there public parking in the village?

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    • What to do with 5 days

      Nice Jul 11, 2014 at 9:28 AM

      Hi all
      We are in Paris right now and going to nice for 5 days on Sunday. We are a 26 yr old couple. I have heard hikes are great there. We are also going for a day trip to Monaco. Any thoughts on a day trip???? Any boat trips??? Any trains to anywhere close by??

      Thanks so much

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    • Can someone please help me - are there toilets on castle hill?

      Nice Jul 6, 2014 at 8:23 AM

      Hello everyone,

      I am going to nice soon with my family and would like to visit castle hill.

      Can anyone confirm/ deny if there are toilets at the hill, if so where? I am finding the info online conflicting and would appreciate some first hand experience. Is there anywhere to get refreshments?

      Thanks very much.

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      HOW TO GET TO........

      Menton Jun 26, 2014 at 11:00 AM

      Hello! I would like to know how can we get from Menton to Triora (Italy) by train or bus, we r trevelling without car. Thanks)))

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    • Nice overnight

      Nice Jul 8, 2014 at 1:10 PM

      Hi, me and my friend going to Nice but we have not booked a hotel because we have an early train in the morning. Is there anywhere that is safe where we can just sit and wait until the station opens? Or it it 100% vital we book a hotel?

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    • Provence - Avignon - St Remi - Cassis

      Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Jul 14, 2014 at 2:44 PM

      Hello, we are a couple mid 30's traveling to Provence middle of August. We have full three days three nights and will have a car. We are planning to arrive to Avignon, and would like to see as much of the surrounding areas as possible. I understand that Provence area is large and three days doesn't cut it. The points of interest for us would be St Remi, Nimes, Arlington, Cassis. I believe all of these are fairly close, however for three day travel still far. What would you recommend as the top experiences i.e. are lavender fields a must see (given the timing in mid August, i believe their season is in July). Is there anything in these towns that stands out different from other places. (like for example in Albi/Carcassone those magnificent churches are very memorable and impressive). Is there a consortium on few places/things that are a must in the area? We are flexible in stopping by in different hotels while driving among these places. We love beautiful architecture, however, if we get a chance to see beautiful nature we are interested as well. Thank you in advance.

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    • Dogs at the beaches

      Cavalaire-sur-Mer Jul 3, 2014 at 12:37 AM

      How is it in this area, are dogs welcome?

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    • Aix En Provence to Valensole Lavender Field

      Aix-en-Provence Jul 12, 2014 at 1:09 PM

      Hello, we are two ladies from Hong Kong and will be arriving Aix En Provence on 13th July, 2014 around 3-4pm. We would like to visit lavender field by then and see if anybody want to share the car rental fee and go together on 13th or 14th July, 2014.

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      Tours in Arles /Avignon/Provence

      by BeckyR9 Online Now Jun 20, 2014 at 4:42 AM

      Any good tours you would recommend to take while in Arles?Any reputable tour company you would suggest is good?

      5 Answers Jun 21, 2014 at 8:52 AM
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      What to See using public transportation

      by BeckyR9 Online Now May 21, 2014 at 6:09 PM

      We wil be one week in Arles in July and will be using only public transportation. What do you suggest we see and do? Would we be able to do a winery tour?Thanks

      4 Answers May 22, 2014 at 1:45 AM
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      What not to miss in Arles and the region?

      by graphicscorpio Online Now May 21, 2014 at 8:56 AM

      Dear Friends,
      My husband and I have begun a 6 week house exchange in Arles! (We will be here until mid-June.) We have a car included and we are hoping to keep the distance that we drive it to about 100 miles in any direction. I would love to hear any tips that you care to share on any subject that may not be in one's typical tour book...places to eat, places to shop, places to swim, day trips from Arles, overnight trips to enjoy, places to swim. Anything that we should not miss. Unfortunately in this lovely country where a baguette is part of the daily diet, I have to eat gluten free (celiac). So any info on gluten-free eating would also be most welcome. Thank you so much!
      Diane

      11 Answers May 27, 2014 at 11:08 PM
    • Train station

      by brunozee Online Now May 6, 2014 at 7:19 AM

      Where is train station located in Arles that will take me to Vitrolles?

      3 Answers May 6, 2014 at 12:00 PM
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      Restaurants

      by BeckyR9 Online Now May 6, 2014 at 5:59 AM

      We are vegetarian and want to know if there are any vegetarian restaurants in Arles? Where is the best place to get groceries from? Is there good public transportation in town? Is it a walkable city?

      3 Answers May 6, 2014 at 12:13 PM
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      Activities in Arles

      by BeckyR9 Online Now May 6, 2014 at 5:56 AM

      Is it safe to run and ride bicycles in Arles? Are there good places to rent bicycles from?We are going to be there for a week in early July.

      2 Answers May 6, 2014 at 12:18 PM
    • Transfer form Arles Station

      by bishop0918 Online Now May 4, 2014 at 7:31 PM

      How to get from the Arles Station to Quai Lamartine
      Street address: Between Rue Marius Jouveau and Quai du 8 Mai 1945

      2 Answers May 5, 2014 at 3:16 AM
    • Transportation from Arles to Marseille Airport

      by brunozee Online Now Apr 29, 2014 at 11:34 AM

      My daughter will be Arles with her college and unfortunately needs to return to the USA early, so she will be traveling to airport on her own. Is there any type of car service that can pick her up at the hotel and take her directly to the airport? I do not want her to have to travel by train and then transfer to bus, etc. I would prefer to hire a car from a limo service instead of using a taxi. Any suggestions?

      14 Answers Apr 30, 2014 at 1:37 AM
    • Arles Hotel Recommendation

      by cl3150 Online Now Apr 21, 2014 at 7:37 AM

      I will be in Arles in late May and would like suggestions for a nice hotel which is centrally located and which has parking.

      Carl

      3 Answers Apr 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM
    • Train from Arles to Marseilles Vitrolle Station

      by Tiffanychynna Online Now Mar 22, 2014 at 10:51 AM

      Our river cruise ends in Arles and we have a flight booked that day (a Thursday) from Marseilles to Paris. Can we take a taxi from the cruise port to the train station and buy the train tickets when we get there? Is there a manned ticket window or just machines for tickets? Our flight doesn't leave until 1:40 pm and by looking at the train schedule it looks like there are a few morning trains that travel that route.

      6 Answers Mar 23, 2014 at 5:08 AM
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      Traveling in December

      by curiousity28 Online Now Mar 16, 2014 at 2:11 PM

      I have about a month free (I'll already be in Europe) from mid-December to mid-January, and am thinking of going to southern France. Is it 'worth it' at that time of year? I've read it doesn't get too cold in any month but any thoughts? Thanks

      7 Answers Mar 17, 2014 at 12:55 PM
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      Have you flown Air Méditerranée?

      by graphicscorpio Online Now Mar 5, 2014 at 12:20 PM

      Hello dear friends,
      Am considering booking a flight on Air Méditerranée and being from Portland, Oregon (USA) I have no knowledge of this airlines. I'm trying to determine if it is a safe, reliable and somewhat comfortable airlines to fly on from MRS to Croatia.
      Thank you.

      4 Answers Mar 16, 2014 at 3:06 PM
    • excursion from port of Toulon

      by NCLdecember Online Now Sep 22, 2013 at 7:21 PM

      Would like to take an excursion from Toulon France to Arles to visit Van Gough sites. Our Cruise is in December 2013.
      The ship arrives in Toulon at 9am departs 5pm.
      Ideas for excursion would be greatly appreciated.
      Thank You John

      4 Answers Sep 23, 2013 at 1:27 PM
    • Parking in Arles

      by Peter57r Online Now Sep 14, 2013 at 9:53 AM

      I am quite happy to walk around the town but where would be the best place to park (is it likely that there would be space at say 10am?

      3 Answers Sep 14, 2013 at 11:56 AM
    • Bullfights 2014

      by writermom47 Online Now Sep 5, 2013 at 9:56 AM

      When are they this coming years? I have found two websites and both have different dates and both say subject to confirmation. When will they be held? I will be in Arles either April 19, 20 or 21, 2014

      2 Answers Sep 5, 2013 at 12:49 PM
    • Transportation

      by Murnan Online Now Aug 23, 2013 at 2:06 PM

      I am a tourist travelling from villefranche to Arles in the Fall of 2014. Is there any bus transportation is available? And how do I get schedule, costs, etc

      3 Answers Aug 24, 2013 at 4:07 AM
    • Where to store my luggage?

      by Ckyuen Online Now Jul 8, 2013 at 6:28 AM

      Wher can I store my luggage during the day visiting in Ar
      Les?

      3 Answers Jul 9, 2013 at 12:59 PM
    • Farandole porcelain woman wall hanging

      by RCYancey Online Now Jul 4, 2013 at 2:48 PM

      I bought a hand made porcelain wall hanging of a Provencal farandole woman dancer in a shop in Arles. I would like to buy more, but cannot find any on the Internet. Can anyone help me find this item. The "lady" is about 10" tall, hangs flat against the wall & came in various dress colors. There is a stamp in the porcelain on the back which is in a small ova, which reads:

      L'Atelier des Cefel(?)(?)
      E. Figuere
      a Mourtier(?)(?)

      Can anyone help me find more of these "farandole" ladies?

      Becca

      10 Answers Jul 5, 2013 at 9:03 AM
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      Where is the bus stop in Arles for the SNCF bus to the Avignon TGV station?

      by Sandypaws3 Online Now Jun 2, 2013 at 1:03 PM

      We were planning to take a train from Arles to Avignon and then the navette to the Avignon TGV station, but I noticed in Rick Steves that there is a direct SNCF bus to the Avignon TGV station. We would take that on the way back to Aix-en-Provence, so I think it would save a little time. I looked and saw that there is a bus station in Arles, as well as the train station, but then it dawned on me that Rick Steves didn't say where to catch the SNCF bus. Anyone know?

      12 Answers Jun 4, 2013 at 10:14 AM
    • Car service to Nice airport crom Arles

      by gorilladoc Online Now Apr 9, 2013 at 5:10 PM

      We will be taking a riverboat cruise in France in August and ending our trip in Arles. We would like to take a car service from Arles to the Nice airport. Our flight would be leaving Nice at 1:30pm.
      What time would we have to leave Arles to make our connection and can you recommend a car service for the trip? There will be 4 adults with quite a bit of luggage.
      thank you

      5 Answers Aug 21, 2013 at 4:35 PM
    • Brief stop in Arles

      by Lhrose Online Now Aug 22, 2012 at 11:38 AM

      My wife and I will be driving through southern Provence in mid-Sept. on our way to the Luberon. We will only have about 4 hours to stop in Arles at mid-day on a Saturday. We will be looking for a place to park for the afternoon and the only parking deck I could find in on the Blvd. des Lices, right in the middle of the Saturday market. Can any one suggest a safe place to leave our car for a few hours? Will we be able to see a few highlights of Arles in this amount of time? Thanks.

      15 Answers Aug 23, 2012 at 12:44 PM
    • Accommodations in the Luberon

      by wanderlustig Online Now Jun 13, 2012 at 3:25 PM

      One more question for the very-helpful folks who know the area around Arles: When we leave Arles, we would like to drive through the Luberon area with no itinerary, stopping when the spirit (or the scenery) moves us. Is that possible in mid to late September, or will we risk sleeping in the car if we have no reservations at that time of year?

      3 Answers Jun 14, 2012 at 2:08 AM
    • The Camargue

      by wanderlustig Online Now Jun 10, 2012 at 4:02 PM

      One of the things we'd like to do when we are in Arles in September is visit the Camargue. We will have a car. Does anyone know whether it is possible to make a self-guided tour to see the white horses, bulls, flamingos and other sights of that region? Some of the guided tours look a little pricey.

      8 Answers Jun 13, 2012 at 12:15 PM
    • ATM Machines in Provence

      by wanderlustig Online Now Jun 10, 2012 at 9:20 AM

      We will be traveling in Provence in September of 2012. We would like to use atm machines as a way to get Euros to spend. Are the machines plentiful in Provence? Our atm cards do not have chips. Will cards without chips work in France?

      14 Answers Jun 20, 2012 at 2:12 PM
    • Avignon TVG Station

      by wanderlustig Online Now Jun 10, 2012 at 9:17 AM

      We will be arriving at the TVG train station in Avignon, from Paris, in September, about mid afternoon. We just found out that our hotel is near the other train station. Does a train run between the two stations? Can we take a local train from the TVG station to the other station, the one that is near the town center? Perhaps a bus?

      3 Answers Jun 10, 2012 at 11:53 AM
    • How to get tickets for bullgames

      by DeborahB9 Online Now Jun 1, 2012 at 8:10 PM

      My husband and I will be in Arles on June 30, July 1 and 2, I read that there would be some special activities that weekend with the bulls. How can we get tickets for the games? Are they available in advance online?
      Thanks for any other information about events going on that weekend!
      Debbie

      1 Answer Jun 2, 2012 at 7:03 AM
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      Montmajour Abbey from Arles by public transport

      by Savl1 Online Now Dec 3, 2011 at 1:10 AM

      How can I get to Montmajour Abbey from Arles without car ?
      Is it possible by public transport ? If no - how much will it cost by taxi ? And is it possible to find taxi near the Abbey to return to Arles ?
      Thanks !

      7 Answers Dec 6, 2011 at 7:29 AM
    • Bus from Arles to Montpellier?

      by yvefrancesca Online Now Aug 23, 2011 at 5:44 AM

      Hi! I will need to go from Arles to Montpellier, late afternoon. Is there a bus (autocar) or do I have to go back to Avignon ? Merci! Yvefrancesca

      2 Answers Aug 23, 2011 at 9:35 PM
    • How can I book bullfighting in Arles? How will I know when bullfights are on?

      by rileyt Online Now Oct 15, 2010 at 1:43 AM

      Hi,
      I'm trying to find some kind of programme to see if there will be bullfights at the Arenes de Arles when I go on a trip to Southern France in July-August. I understand there is also a type of bullfighting where they don't kill the bull also held at Arenes de Arles? Personally, I don't mind whether I see that or the real bullfighting.

      So is there a website? Or set annual dates?

      Thanks.

      2 Answers Oct 15, 2010 at 2:23 AM
    • learning french

      by senoritagonzales Online Now Oct 6, 2010 at 2:22 PM

      Does anyone know someone who gives French lessons for foreigners in Arles ?

      2 Answers Nov 3, 2010 at 12:38 PM