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    • Some basic info regarding Colmar travel

      Colmar Oct 1, 2015 at 8:37 AM

      Hi All,

      Hope you are having a great time ☺️☺️

      I was thinking of visiting Colmar in France. I would like to gather some basic info like the best time to visit there and some good guesthouses to stay.

      Appreciate your help in advance ☺️☺️

    • What is best time to visit Cap d'Agde.

      Le Cap d'Agde Sep 27, 2015 at 6:03 PM

      I am planning to visit Cap d Adge beaches between 10-oct-15 to 15-oct-15. So, my question is about,
      is this suitable timing to visit Cap d Adge and enjoy nude beaches.
      what to we can wear minimum cloth inside naturist village as well as on outside nude beaches.
      can i go to night clubs as single male
      Please answers that will really helpful for me.

    • Airport transportation

      Marseille Sep 12, 2015 at 1:30 PM

      What are the options of getting from the airport to a Vieux Port area hotel?

    • Ski resorts near Prades

      Prades Yesterday

      Hi, does anyone know how far to the ski resorts from Prades? Thanks, Dermot

    • 30 Hours Stop-over - What to do?

      Paris Sep 27, 2015 at 7:07 AM

      I will have a 30 hour stop-over in Paris in my way to Africa. Will be staying at an airport hotel. ANy recomendations on how to spend that time?



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      Eiffel tower

      Paris Sep 21, 2015 at 5:30 AM

      What is the fastest way to get from glare du nord to the Eiffel Tower? I arrive T the station at 11 35am and have a booking to go up 12 35pm.

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      Few Questions - Need your Help :)

      Paris Sep 8, 2015 at 4:35 AM

      Im arriving Paris On December 24th, Just a day before Christmas, and Having only that day to walk around until Evening time and back to the Airport.
      1. Trains works as usual from Charles Degaulle Airport to the city and back in the evening?
      2. Luggage's - Any place to store them so i can be traveling to the city comfortably ?
      3. What is the best way to travel from the above airport to the city.

      Thank you all for the meantime,

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      How Far is the Airport from the City

      Toulouse Sep 4, 2015 at 10:10 AM

      We'll be in the Dordogne region for three weeks, flying in and out of Toulouse. I plan to return my car a couple of days before leaving to go home, and spending a few days in the city. Should I just stay by the airport or is it too far from the city to make it feasible? In the same vein, is there any kind of train or bus that goes from central Toulouse to the airport?

    • Ideas for activities

      Nice Sep 29, 2015 at 10:29 AM

      I am travelling to Nice on the 15th October for 5 nights and am looking for ideas to fill my day while I am there. I am stating in the Port of Nice and travelling alone so just looking for any hint and tips you may have.

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      Best euro train

      Paris Sep 25, 2015 at 2:01 AM

      Hi VT members

      I would like to know the most comfortable, clean train I can use to go from Paris to Amsterdam.


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      Local "Gewürztraminer" more acidy and more expensive than in Rh-Pfalz?

      Alsace Sep 24, 2015 at 10:57 PM

      Tried several. In France all were bought at LeClerc + Auchan + Norma + Aldi.
      In Germany from a local farm.

      Not sure why, but my Alsatian wine experiments weren't as successful as "farm experiments" in Germany.
      Maybe because I should compare apples with apples and not with (sour) grape?

      I.e. buy the wine from a farm?

      Had a similar experiment few month ago in Hungary (Auchan Hungary wine versus farmer).
      It was a day and night difference.

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      Van Gogh in Auvers-sur-Oise?

      Paris Sep 8, 2015 at 2:09 PM

      I am planning a trip to Paris in the week of 14-20 of september. being this the van Gogh celebration year, i wonder if there are any special activities or things to see in Auvers-sur-Oise? and if it is recommended to stay over the night? Or bether stay in Paris and just do a day tour?

    • Train station ta St-Emillion

      Bordeaux Sep 7, 2015 at 1:24 AM

      Is there a bus between the train station and the village ta St-Emillion?

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      I am thinking 1st time visit to Paris, Bagneux area

      Paris Sep 24, 2015 at 4:15 AM

      What interesting (historical, restaurants, whatever?) is close by this area (near bagneux cemetary). Around end of March-April. Merci beaucoup!


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      From CDG to Saint-Michel Notre-Dame taking the Taxi or the RER train & questions.

      Paris Sep 16, 2015 at 10:42 AM

      There will be 4 of us arriving at CDG airport and traveling to a hotel near the Metro, Saint-Michel. Using a taxi as compared to the RER train, what would you recommend? Comparing convenience, cost, time and anything else? Also, when I look at a map it seems that the Saint-Michel Notre-Dame RER station is a different than the Metro Saint-Michel which is walking distance from our hotel. According to the map the RER station is a bit longer walk or are the really the same underground? We would be arriving mid day. Thank you.

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      First visit

      Lourdes Sep 5, 2015 at 6:18 PM

      Hi, this will be our first visit to Lourdes. We would like to know about the hotels in the Lourdes area. We are thinking of taking a guided tour for a whole day so we will be sure to see the best of Lourdes.
      I also see that we can use the Pau and Tarbes airport. Which airport do you recommend.
      We are travelling from The Netherlands.

    • Visiting france first time

      France Yesterday

      Hi ...I'm planning to visit France for the first time from Dubai from 21st november to 27th november but i have no idea which place and hotel to stay. i also want to know which places should i visit during my vaccation? Should i travel to any other near by country or should i explore France only? looking for something economical.
      Any other information will be highly appreciated (i'm travelling with my 3yr old son and hubby).
      Thanks in advance.

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      Car rental

      Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Sep 26, 2015 at 5:01 PM

      when renting a car do most people choose to include the CDW Collision Damage Waiver and Theft Protection that is offered? I haven't checked with my local insurance company yet to see if they cover anything while abroad but just started looking at cars tonight and was wondering.

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      transfer time needed

      Paris Sep 28, 2015 at 3:12 PM

      Hi all

      We're looking into flying to South Africa.
      We have found a very favorable price flying from Düsseldorf to Paris CDG.
      The transfer time is 1h35 minutes.
      Do you think this will be enough to go through the necessary checks and still be on time for our connection to Johannesburg?
      Since the tickets has departure Dssd and destination Jnb and this transfer time is what KLM calculates, I guess this should be enough?
      Never been to CDG yet, so I don't have a clue how chaotic or organised things are around there ...

      Thanks for your input!

    • Staying in 2nd arrondissement

      Paris Sep 9, 2015 at 9:51 AM


      I was hoping someone could be me some advice. I was looking to stay in the Marais area, but have ended up booking a place in the 2nd arrondissement.

      Can anyone tell me about this area? The information online is limited, I am staying in an apartment on rue Montmartre, but now not sure if this area is ok?

    • Upper Normany

      France Sep 22, 2015 at 6:57 AM

      Where would be best to stay for exploring Upper Normandy? Must I rent a car or it's possible to make it by public transportation?

    • Train Transfer time at Gare de Pau - france

      France Sep 17, 2015 at 11:09 AM

      Hello I am on the Train Express Regional 67015 arriving at 13:48 and need to change to
      Train Express Regional 67277 departing at 13:54 . This is a 6 mins transfer time

      I would like to know which platform does the Train Express Regional 67015 arrive on and on which platform
      Train Express Regional 67277 departs from so that i can estimate walking or running

    • Most convenient hotel

      Nice Sep 30, 2015 at 10:29 AM

      visiting end of december! wanted to know which hotels are the most convenient and close to everything! thanks!

    • Shorth stay visa extention from 60 days to 90 days

      France Sep 30, 2015 at 6:06 AM

      I sent my daughter to France to stay for two months with my sister in law family. Since she applied for two month visa in our country, they gave only two month visa. Now, she wants to stay one more month in France and for the total period of one month. Please let me know, whether she can extent her short stay visa from 60 days to 90 days. If possible, where can she extent. what are the documents are required

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      Trip to Paris December

      Paris Yesterday

      Planning to visit Paris for the 1st time as from 2nd week of December..any advice for the type of clothes and weather?
      Thank you

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      Transport from Mezt town center to Parc des expositions de Metz

      by arissyam Online Now Dec 2, 2014 at 4:29 AM

      Hello all,

      Im planning to attend a function at Parc des expositions de Metz or Mezt Expo in November 2015. I did some readings from posting and blogs in planning this trip (my first trip to Europe, anyway). But there are few things that i would like to confirm to...

      1) is there any bus or shuttle bus that going up to the Metz expo from the town center? and the cost too..

      2) which area is the best place to stay in Mezt for low budget/backpackers traveller? i've looked at Auberge de la Jeunesse de Metz.. but im afraid it would be pretty far from the public transport... for a non-french speaking tourist like me

      your kind replies are highly appreciated. thank u. :)

      1 Answer Dec 2, 2014 at 6:05 AM
    • Luggage storage?

      by cathy9510usa Online Now Sep 12, 2013 at 12:53 AM


      I'm researching a future trip and plan to spend a day exploring Metz before leaving in late afternoon. I seem to have found a website that says the (central) train station no longer has lockers. Is there anywhere to store luggage nearby, or might one of the hotels allow me to leave my suitcase there for a few hours?

      Thanks very much.

      6 Answers Sep 12, 2013 at 12:44 PM
    • Nice place to stay

      by cathy9510usa Online Now Sep 2, 2013 at 3:05 AM

      Metz doesn't seem to be very high on the tourist trail, with only 11 postings in the Forum!

      Can anyone suggest a nice place to stay, convenient to the train station?

      Thanks very much.

      16 Answers Sep 11, 2013 at 7:50 AM
    • Landrefang (or Laudrefang?)

      by cathy9510usa Online Now Apr 5, 2013 at 11:06 AM

      Research for my great-grandfather lead me to a site where a handwritten note said he was born in Landrefang. I googled this term and can't find anything but a street named that in St Avold, plus a mention of this town in a US Military record from World War I. I do see a Laudrefang near St. Avold, though, on my large-scale map of France

      Does anyone know if Landrefang and Laudrefang are the same place, or if not, where Landrefang might be?

      Thank you very much for any help you can give.

      4 Answers Apr 5, 2013 at 3:17 PM
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      Return Day Visit From Strasbourg to Metz- By Train?

      by Mikebb Online Now Jun 7, 2012 at 6:35 AM

      We will be visiting Strasbourg late August this year and would like to know how easy it would be to do a day visit by Public Transport, train or bus?

      How many hours on the train?

      Is it a good destination or are there better day trips from Strasbourg?

      10 Answers Jun 10, 2012 at 1:15 PM
    • Restaurant at la Gare

      by jackberry Online Now Nov 22, 2010 at 6:22 PM

      I was stationed in Metz (Chateau De Mercy)many years ago(1959-62) and we use to go to the restaurant at La Gare. Will be visiting the area next summer and was wondering if the restaurant was still in operation, and is it worth going back to?

    • autcar parking

      by dirkdie Online Now Oct 18, 2010 at 6:02 AM

      i will com in the weekend of 20 en 21 novembre to Metz whitt a there a autocar parking in group stays att the hotel la citadelle

      1 Answer Oct 18, 2010 at 6:58 AM
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      Sports bars in Metz?

      by jonih Online Now Jun 9, 2010 at 7:54 AM

      I'm looking for a good sports bar in Metz, where it's possible to view the games of World Cup 2010 (especially the French games).

      Anyone here who knows of these kinds of bars in that area (preferably with big screens)?

      with kind regards,

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      Special rail deal to Luxembourg

      by PhillyJohn Online Now Feb 3, 2008 at 7:50 PM

      Rail travel via Luxembourg
      Posted: Sun February 3, 2008 07:43 PM EST
      I plan a trip in the spring. I remember that I saw a special rail deal connecting Luxembourg, Trier, Saarbrucken & Metz. Is there such a pass? If so, how does it work. I plant to base in Trier a few days and it would be good to know.
      In lieu of that what is the fare between Lux. and Trier and Lux. and Nancy or Metz? I could not find a Luxembourg rail site to get this info.

      1 Answer Feb 3, 2008 at 9:00 PM
    • Advice about getting to Metz

      by cherbert Online Now Nov 30, 2006 at 7:31 AM

      My daughter will be studying at the Georgia Tech campus near Metz this summer. I am trying to decide the best place for her to fly into in May, 2007. If this fast train from Paris will be operating then, perhaps it would be best. I have also considered Luxembourg and Strasbourg. Any tips you have will be appreciated. She is will be travelling with a young man so she will not be travelling alone.

      2 Answers Nov 30, 2006 at 2:31 PM
    • finding an appartment in Metz

      by theloniouszen Online Now Aug 26, 2006 at 11:58 AM

      Hello, I am starting a teaching job in the Metz suburbs in October and will be living there until May. I think the custom for finding an apartment in France is to pay a bunch of money to an agence and get a list of appartments, then pay 2 months rent security deposit, etc. Is this what everyone does, including students? I'm American and I'm used to not having to find an agency, just going out and picking up rental guides for free. How do most students in town end up finding apartments and such? Is there any areas or districts of Metz that are better/worse than others for safety/crime? Anyone have any good apartment leads?


    • Train Timetables

      by DennisGreene Online Now Jul 8, 2005 at 2:18 AM

      Hi ,
      I will be visiting Metz in August but I will be coming in via Luxembourg. Can anyone point me in the direction of Luxembourg-Metz train timetables. I have been unable to find them so far. Many thanks in advance!!


      2 Answers Jul 8, 2005 at 7:31 AM
    • Train Timetables

      by DennisGreene Online Now Jul 8, 2005 at 1:03 AM

      Hi ,
      I will be visiting Metz in August but I will be coming in via Luxembourg. Can anyone point me in the direction of Luxembourg-Metz train timetables. I have been unable to find them so far. Many thanks in advance!!


      2 Answers Jun 30, 2007 at 4:16 AM
    • Flea Market

      by 3Smith Online Now Dec 1, 2004 at 5:42 PM

      Is there still the Sunday Flea Market in Metz?