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    • What to do in Tours France

      Tours Sep 17, 2016 at 5:51 AM

      Can anyone tell me what the best things to do in Tours if you don't have a car?

    • la loire river

      Nantes Sep 15, 2016 at 12:23 AM

      We are staying at the hotel sozo, how far is the river from there?

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      Transfer from Biarritz to San Sebastian

      Biarritz Sep 8, 2016 at 9:21 PM

      Hello VT Community,

      Can anyone guide me on best way to transfer from Biarritz Airport to San Sebastian, Spain ? private transfer service seems to be expensive for one person.

      Thank you

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      Étang de Montady

      Montady Sep 22, 2016 at 7:20 PM

      How is it that no one has posted about this remarkable place?


      Lyon Sep 21, 2016 at 10:32 PM


    • Disneyland Paris

      Paris Sep 7, 2016 at 8:35 PM

      Hi Everyone,

      Just wondering where I would find the cheapest tickets to Disneyland Paris?

      Thanks in Advance!

    • Driver from Bayeux, FR to Paris

      Bayeux Aug 28, 2016 at 1:28 PM

      We are visiting Bayeux, France and want to find a driver to take us from there to Paris on September 14, 2016. Do you know of a service that provides this?

    • Restaurant Roger la Grenouille

      Paris Sep 19, 2016 at 3:11 PM

      Does anyone know if the restaurant Roger la Grenouille (26-28 rue des Grands Augustins) is still open? There was a site on the internet that said it was closed and my husband and I really looked forward to going there. We will be in Paris October 3 to 7 and wanted to make a reservation with open fork. But they said they would not book online.
      Thank you for any information.

    • English speaking Notaire who also speak French

      Saint-Antonin Aug 31, 2016 at 10:28 AM

      Are there any English and French speaking Notaires in Saint Antonin Noble Val? If so, what are their names, phone numbers, email and fax numbers. I plan on buying something in the area and do not speak French.

    • Paris Station to Beauvais Airport

      Paris Aug 27, 2016 at 10:41 PM


      I will be travelling from Strasbourg to Porto via Paris.
      I plan to catch the 9:45 PM Ryanair flight from Beauvais airport, but have some academic work at Strasbourg early in the morning. I will be able to reach Paris by train from Strasbourg around 5:30 PM.
      Please suggest the cheapest and fastest way to reach the Beauvais airport and whether I will be able to catch my flight (accounting for the checkin cut-off and baggage screening etc.)

      Many thanks,

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      LUX to Chaumont

      Chaumont Sep 15, 2016 at 1:04 PM

      I need to get from LUX to Chaumont, France on Oct. 3. I'm flying from the US to LUX to avoid going thru CDG, however it looks like all rail service goes thru Paris anyway, even from Metz. Is there a bus service alternative, or how much would a car service charge? I work for a non-profit so car rental is not an option. My wife and I flew into CDG last Nov. arriving moments before the stadium bombing, and our hotel was less then 2km from the Bataclan so I'm doing my best to avoid Paris to keep her mind at ease.

    • iDTGV versus SNCF

      Paris Sep 3, 2016 at 11:14 AM

      I am making reservations to travel from Avignon TGV to Paris and I see 2 designations; SNCF or iDTGV with the later a few Euros cheaper. My understanding is IDTGV is a subsidiary of SNCF to offer lower fares and everything must be done online. Is it better to use one over the other for any reasons? Thank you!!

    • Direct transport from Beauvais Airport to Vernon. I do not wish to go to Paris

      Vernon Yesterday

      We are 3 or maybe 4 senior ladies and wish to know if there is direct transport from Beauvais Airport to Vernon. How much would a taxi service charge for the return service. a). for 3 persons and b). for 4 persons? We do not wish to go to Paris. Thanks for any help

    • From Lyon to Annecy

      Annecy Sep 13, 2016 at 1:02 AM

      We will be going to Annecy from Lyon in December 2016 and was wondering which will be the best way to get there.
      By Bus if so which company?
      or Train again which one?
      any suggestions would be appreciated.
      Thank you.

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      Lodgings and pottery

      Quimper Sep 7, 2016 at 6:55 AM

      I'll be making a little side trip to Quimper from Angers by train while I'm in France next spring. I'm looking for suggestions for lodging near the train and where I can find some of that fabulous Quimper pottery. I prefer small, privately owned hotels with an authentic feel to it. Not interested in glossy, shiny new things.

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      Is anyone familiar with Angers, France?

      France Aug 27, 2016 at 9:56 AM

      We'll be in Angers in the spring of next year. I'd love to find VTers who live in the area so we could meet up. Meantime I would have questions about the area, trains, gites, etc.

    • How do I get from Charles DG to Paris hotel at 6 Arr?

      Paris Sep 14, 2016 at 9:51 AM

      Hello. I am traveling early October it will be three adults and a 12 year old first time in Paris. What is the best way to get from Charles DG airport to our hotel in the heart of Paris. We are staying in the 6 arr. area. We are so excited. Is a taxi affordable. Train easy with luggage? And cost???? Thanks in advance!!

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      Where to get off the bus in the Camargue?

      by chrisdScotland Online Now Aug 1, 2015 at 3:55 AM

      I have looked over answers given to 'BeckyR9' on where to visit by public transport in the Arles area. We are hoping to look around Arles in the morning and take public transport into the Camargue, for a walk along the paths through the lagoons, in the afternoon. We have no wish to travel all the way to St Maries de la Mer so can anyone suggest where we should get off the bus enroute? More for the wild life and ambiance of the landscape if that is possible. (a few horses and flamingoes would be a bonus)

      4 Answers Aug 10, 2015 at 2:00 AM
    • travel from nimes to arles and back in a day

      by django72 Online Now Jul 30, 2015 at 10:46 AM

      we are staying in Sommieries about an hour west of Nimes, but really want to go to the " La Camargue aux Arènes 2015 " in arles which starts at 5.30pm. I am having trouble finding the bus and train times to get back from Arles via Nimes and on to Sommierries in the late evening. Anyone help please? thank you

      1 Answer Jul 30, 2015 at 2:54 PM
    • Marseilles vs Arles

      by KateG27 Online Now 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 :)

      6 Answers Apr 19, 2015 at 1:05 PM
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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?

      2 Answers Jun 21, 2014 at 6:45 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

      3 Answers May 21, 2014 at 7:25 PM
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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!

      9 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?

      2 Answers May 6, 2014 at 10:00 AM
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      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?

      2 Answers May 6, 2014 at 11:37 AM
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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.

      1 Answer May 6, 2014 at 8:38 AM
    • 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

      1 Answer May 4, 2014 at 9:36 PM
    • 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?

      13 Answers Apr 29, 2014 at 9:31 PM
    • 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.


      2 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.

      3 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

      6 Answers Mar 17, 2014 at 12:34 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.

      3 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

      3 Answers Sep 23, 2013 at 6:19 AM
    • 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?

      2 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

      1 Answer Sep 5, 2013 at 11:41 AM
    • 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

      2 Answers Aug 23, 2013 at 3:52 PM
    • 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

      2 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?


      7 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?

      10 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

      4 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.

      14 Answers Aug 23, 2012 at 10:32 AM
    • 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?

      2 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.

      5 Answers Jun 13, 2012 at 11:03 AM
    • 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?

      9 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?

      1 Answer Jun 10, 2012 at 9:26 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!

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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 !

      5 Answers Dec 6, 2011 at 7:29 AM