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      What is the best way to get to Antibes from Dresden

      Antibes Apr 19, 2015 at 8:42 AM

      Can you help by telling me the best way to get to Antibes and if flying to Nice is better than getting to Cannes first?

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      Lockers in theCagnes-sur-Mer train station

      Cagnes-sur-Mer Apr 28, 2015 at 5:58 PM

      Does anyone know if there are luggage lockers in theCagnes-sur-Mer train station? Thanks

    • How far is it from the Joliette district to the old town when walking?

      Marseille Apr 19, 2015 at 6:25 AM

      We are due to stay at the Suite novotel in Joliette area. Is it far to walk to the old port and what is the public transport like?

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      Visiting the calanques

      Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Apr 29, 2015 at 11:44 PM

      What is the best way to visit the calanques if you're NOT based in Marseilles? Will be travelling from Carcassonne to Nice. Is it practical to stop off at Cassis and do a boat trip or hike out to the calanques?

      Any advice on best calanque to visit, best hike, best boat tour?


    • bus stop in cannes france

      Cannes May 2, 2015 at 12:39 AM

      i will be coming from nice airport on the express bus, i will be staying in an apartment in rue foch can any help me with the nearest bus stop for me thanks

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      Best perched villages

      Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Apr 29, 2015 at 11:36 PM

      Bonjour! Any suggestions on the "best" villages-perchés within convenient driving distance of Nice / Cannes?

      By "best" I mean: very scenic, scenically located (panoramic views), good lunch options (perhaps restaurant with view; or good charcuterie / boulangerie), historically or culturally interesting.

      Ones that appear to fit the bill are: (roughly east of Nice) Eze, La Turbie, Peillon and Luceram, (roughly west of Nice) Le Broc, Biot, St Paul de Vence, Tourettes-sur-Loup and Gourdon. Any comments re these, or ones I've missed?

      Time-wise, (and driving either up or down the coast) how many perched villages would it be sensible to visit in one day?

      Any practical advice re visiting perched villages?


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      Diet food restaurant – any chance?

      Nice Apr 21, 2015 at 5:29 AM

      Don’t laugh, I surely realize that Provence is not the right place for pale rice, boiled chicken / beef or potatoes without any sauce or spices )))
      But if this is what one’s pancreas is confined to, doing the cooking oneself in one’s own holiday time is adding insult to injury quite literally.
      The question is: if I step into a not-so-posh family restaurant, will they be willing to disregard their menu and just make the above-mentioned prescribed meal?
      And: can anyone recommend any such friendly family restaurant / café on the stretch between Notre-Dame and the beach?
      I may try to drop at La Maison de Marie: "A VT member asked for advice on food" - Nice Restaurant Tip by Muscovite - I used to rent a flat from the owner, but I can imagine how much they would charge for those potatoes…
      Takeaway would solve the budget problem, but I rather doubt all those Asian places would make food to order, I have a feeling sauces are the core of their cuisine (I am no connoisseur, though).
      Thanks for advice!

    • Marseilles vs Arles

      Arles Apr 18, 2015 at 12:40 AM

      My sister and I will be in the area the end of August. We haven't been to Europe before so it will all be new. I've read some reviews on both - the high crime rate seems to be a concern with Marseilles. Which would be better to stay at do you think?
      Thank you very much in advance :)

    • bus from St Raphael to St Tropez or boat from Nice to St Tropez

      Saint-Tropez Apr 27, 2015 at 5:47 PM

      Hi planning trip Sunday 5/7/15 from Nice to St Tropez. i thought i could get:
      - train to St Raphael and then connect bus to St Tropez and then thought i could return
      -bus from St Tropez to St Raphael, then train stopping at Cannes and Antibes (dinner in Antibes) then back to Nice

      Can someone can help me find English timetable for bus from St Raphael to St Tropez.
      Also can i get off and on the Train Express Regional #81219 heading back to Nice or is this express?
      Would also consider boat from Nice to St Tropez and train back stopping at Cannes and Antibes (dinner in Antibes) then back to Nice if this is available?

    • 4 day Provence Itinerary

      Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur May 2, 2015 at 9:47 PM


      My husband and I (both early 30's) Have 4 full days (Tues-Sat) in Provence and will be staying in Maubec with a car. We have never been and I am feeling overwhelmed by all of the places to see. I think we want to go to: Marseille & Cassis, Arles, Avignon, Lourmarin, St Remy, Gordes, L'isle sur la Sorgue. We would love to visit markets and find beautiful places to picnic, and maybe do some light hiking. I read Pont du Gard is a nice place to go, and maybe Gorges du Verdon but it looks like It might be too far. Which of these places can we bundle together and see in one day and do any need a full day? Any specific activities worth booking? The only thing scheduled so far is a Truffle Hunting tour for a couple hours Wednesday evening. We don't want to fill our schedule up too much, and want to make sure there is plenty of time to just enjoy the beauty around us so if we need to remove any of these places which do we cut out?

      Thanks so much for your help!


    • Last Bus to Vence Sunday

      by naroomadi Online Now Sep 2, 2010 at 8:54 PM

      Does anyone have any up to date information regarding Buses from Nice to Vence on Sunday's. I have read that the last bus leaves Nice at 6.30pm on Sunday - is this correct. If this is the case would it be best to get off the train at Cagnes Sur Mer and take a taxi from there. Will be travelling in mid October 2010.

      1 Answer Sep 2, 2010 at 11:06 PM
    • Where to go

      by fabfay Online Now Jun 20, 2010 at 3:35 AM

      My boyfriend and I are going to Vence but as usual we are worried that we gonna starve since we are both wheat free, dairy free and meat free dieters and we can hardly ever find a store that sells rye bread or soya or anthing that we can eat!!!!! is there any healthfood shop or restaurant we can go to in Vence? PLEASE ;-)

      3 Answers Jun 20, 2010 at 10:28 AM
    • Big Bird in Rond Point?

      by menton1 Online Now Apr 8, 2010 at 10:49 AM

      One of my fondest memories of Vence is the giant Bird Sculpture at a traffic circle just away from downtown. Does anybody know the exact street location of this bird sculpture? Thanks!

      7 Answers Apr 11, 2010 at 12:14 AM
    • Does anyone know of The Gatehouse Studios in Vence?

      by planedust Online Now Apr 5, 2010 at 11:38 PM

      Has anyone stayed in or know of The Gatehouse Studios in Vence? We plan to stay there in June but cannot find any reviews.

      1 Answer Apr 6, 2010 at 7:12 PM
    • Bike and canoe hire in Vence

      by aheien Online Now Jun 8, 2007 at 12:27 AM

      Is there anywhere to hire bikes and/or canoes in or near Vence? What is public transport like - do you need a car to get around to other towns/villages, or is it possible to use buses?

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      by lucaltmann Online Now Aug 24, 2006 at 12:23 PM

      Where can I hire a moped in Vence, or does anyone know about hiring mopeds here?

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      Vence or St.-Paul-de-Vence

      by Greely Online Now Aug 21, 2004 at 5:35 PM

      Which town would be better to stay for a night?

      2 Answers Aug 22, 2004 at 7:15 PM