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      Hoping for a may/June family holiday this year.
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      Paris with kids

      Paris Jan 13, 2017 at 6:23 AM

      Hello Paris experts ;-)

      We'll be attending the U2 show in Paris on July 25 and want to add a couple of extra days in and around the city.
      I don't yet know where we'll be staying.

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      Paris Dec 27, 2016 at 12:58 AM

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      Any must sees or must eats?

      Carcassonne Jan 11, 2017 at 6:22 PM

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      France Dec 21, 2016 at 10:56 AM

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      Paris - scenic spots like the Alps this Feb

      Paris Jan 4, 2017 at 4:58 PM

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      Bordeaux & driving back to CDG

      by letsgo247 Online Now Oct 29, 2016 at 11:41 AM

      We are planning a river cruise in the Box rivers and then driving back to Paris/CDG over 4-5 days. We're not yet sure what that route will be but possibly the Loire Valley, Mont Saint-Michel or ??? We have a choice of the beginning the cruise 6/4/17 or 10/8/17. Could we get your opinions on what would be the more enjoyable timing?rdeau

      7 Answers Nov 2, 2016 at 8:12 AM
    • Wine tasting Bordeaux

      by ArthurK8 Online Now Jul 25, 2016 at 3:38 AM

      Hi there,

      Planning to visit Bordeaux in November. Would like to book a wine tasting tour. Have checked the ones provided on the website - unfortunately there is no public transport connection with those zones. Do you know any more places when wine tasting can be experienced? Or there is no chance to taste Bordeaux wine without a car? :)

      5 Answers Jul 26, 2016 at 12:58 PM
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      River tour in the evening?

      by ninakid Online Now Jun 1, 2016 at 9:11 AM

      I will be in Bordeaux on Euro match day in june, and want to take some river tour in the evening with my daughter (5y) while male part of the family attend the game. Do you have some suggestions for river tour or something else to do with small child because I think she won't be able to do walking after all day in the city? Thank you.

      5 Answers Jun 2, 2016 at 8:44 AM
    • What's Season

      by NATAPOZDEEVA Online Now May 1, 2016 at 10:41 AM

      good afternoon! when you need to go to the winery to see the grape vine ( a handful of ) ? What can be seen in May at the winery ?

      2 Answers May 1, 2016 at 11:36 PM
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      Best way to get from the CDG airport to Bordeaux or St. Emilion?

      by Stephcam77 Online Now Mar 24, 2016 at 10:43 AM

      Hi there. Wondering if anyone can tell me that best way to get from the CDG to Bordeaux or St. Emilion in October. I understand there are busses, but not that time of year? Are there frequent trains? Would prefer to not rent a car. Thank you!

      19 Answers Mar 28, 2016 at 6:01 AM
    • Weather in december

      by Tourist010 Online Now Oct 16, 2015 at 12:59 PM

      Hello folks,
      I am planning my next holiday to bordeaux in december. Could you tell me, it is worth going in december there and how will be the weather ? I am planning in mid December.

      Thanks in advance!

      3 Answers Oct 17, 2015 at 5:09 AM
    • Train station ta St-Emillion

      by JulesD14 Online Now Sep 7, 2015 at 1:24 AM

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

      4 Answers Sep 9, 2015 at 12:34 PM
    • 1 day bordeaux

      by Overspoil Online Now Aug 11, 2015 at 2:37 AM

      1 september im stay in bordeaux . I want to visite several tastings vine on 2 people.
      1- How much
      2- addresses of places
      3- russian guide?

      have car

      3 Answers Aug 12, 2015 at 11:28 PM
    • What are the best places to see around Bordeaux in two days?

      by catherinem956 Online Now Aug 9, 2015 at 11:27 PM

      My husband and I are travelling to Bordeaux in late September -we would like to see some of the surrounding areas but are unsure about what are the best places to visit. We wont have a car so need to rely on public transport. Any ideas would be appreciated!

      8 Answers Aug 11, 2015 at 5:45 AM
    • Train Bordeaux- Biarritz

      by polansky Online Now Jul 16, 2015 at 5:09 PM

       Is it Rworthwhile to use train lounge in Bordeaux?Is there food/beverages or just a place to sit?  Thank you

      14 Answers Jul 20, 2015 at 8:47 AM
    • Information on cultural agenda sites, please;;;

      by jeanfinney Online Now Jun 21, 2015 at 9:19 AM

      Hello - I have been googling around - planning a little circuit in July around the Loire region, plus a look at Bordeaux - and I like to plan according to concerts and other cultural events. So far I have not found a lot and I cannot believe that so little is happening then. Can anyone suggest a/some website(s)? Thanks, Jean

      37 Answers Jun 26, 2015 at 12:07 AM
    • Taxi in Bordeaux

      by jacquisuiza Online Now Jun 21, 2015 at 9:03 AM

      Hello, I need to go on a sunday afternoon from Gare Saint-Jean in Bordeaux to Le Haillan and back. Waiting time in Le Haillan about 1 hour. Anyone knows how much it would cost and can suggest a company?

      3 Answers Jun 22, 2015 at 3:41 AM
    • 48hrs in Bordeaux - Wine tour, hotel and more

      by antuantuan Online Now Apr 13, 2015 at 7:52 AM

      Hi,

      I'm planning a weekend (from Friday night to Sunday night) in May.

      One of the things I'd definitely want to do is a Wine Tour. St Emilion seems to the most recommended choice both in terms of quality of wines and scenery. Now the main question would be whether it'd be worth doing a 1 day tour or just an afternoon one. What would you recommend? Also, small group or private?

      As far as the hotel is concerned, I have short listed the Grand Hotel and the Burdigala. I would get a fairly similar package for either at a similar price. I quite like the contemporary look of the Burdigala, but the Grand Hotel seems quite iconic and I love the fact that they have a spa that we could use. Any advice?

      Lastly, any other recommendations to make our 48 hours even more special?

      4 Answers Apr 13, 2015 at 9:53 AM
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      Chateaux tour by bike

      by JohanIsWeg Online Now Mar 30, 2015 at 2:29 AM

      Bonjour!
      Was wondering if someone could advise on the protocol surrounding chateaux visits by bicycle? We would like to spend one day cycling in either Pauillac or Saint-Émilion, perhaps visiting Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Gruaud-Larose and Château Lynch-Bages, or Château Figeac, Château Troplong Mondot and Château de Pressac.
      Not sure what the dress code is when visiting these Chateau... Will they perceive it as disrespectful when arriving on a bicycle and dressed in jeans and short-sleeved shirt?
      Any feedback would be highly appreciated!
      Merci!

      3 Answers Mar 30, 2015 at 4:11 PM
    • Should I stay in Saint Emillion

      by AussieScho Online Now Oct 15, 2014 at 4:11 AM

      I have four or five days I want to spend in south-west France next May. I am thinking of going to Bordeaux and/or Toulouse but would also like to visit a couple of villages that are not too far away and accessible by bus or train (preferably train) as I won't have a car. Any suggestions re accommodation and attractions not-to-be-missed would also be appreciated.

      8 Answers Oct 30, 2014 at 12:13 PM
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      Question about weather

      by fsulaw Online Now Oct 8, 2014 at 5:02 PM

      I am considering arrived boat cruise but am not finding sufficient weather info. Would harvest time still be occurring by October 24th and the following week? What would the weather generally be like? Would May be better?
      Thank you,

      5 Answers Oct 10, 2014 at 2:01 AM
    • Arriving Le Verdon France Oct 4 Oceania Nautica

      by JoAnnPeace Online Now Aug 16, 2014 at 5:35 AM

      Is there any way we can secure a guide or car for a day to tour the area wineries at a reasonable cost? The ship has one held for ransom with what they charge!

      12 Answers Aug 18, 2014 at 10:51 AM
    • Finding Spirits in Bordeaux

      by eewright51 Online Now Jul 15, 2014 at 7:27 AM

      Where can one find a store that sells alcoholic beverages other than wines? Specifically, looking to purchase Tanqueray Gin.

      6 Answers Jul 16, 2014 at 1:13 PM
    • Bus/Tram Tickets

      by ValMave Online Now Jun 21, 2014 at 9:20 AM

      Is it possible to buy a ticket that I can use on both trams and buses that covers the time I will be staying there? (five days)

      3 Answers Jun 22, 2014 at 1:58 AM
    • Degustation and Dordogne

      by tuille Online Now Jun 1, 2014 at 12:05 AM

      Hello travellers
      I will be in Bordeaux for 3 days and wine is one of my top priorites. I have a few questions as i havent yet read anything about the wine tasting procedure there. I know that there are crazily expensive half day tours in Chateaux, but I wonder if this can be done low cost and independently. WHich chateaux would you recommend? Pommerol, St Emilion, Medoc where/? Do we have to book in advance or just show up? My trip will be in June, i suppose hi season...
      One more question: could you indicate the highlights of the Dordogne itinerary from Sarlat la Caneda to Bordeaux?
      Thank you!!

      6 Answers Jun 1, 2014 at 6:31 PM
    • car park & tram service.

      by redboygym Online Now May 23, 2014 at 6:38 AM

      I will be travelling into Bordeaux from Cognac and wish to know which is the best place to park that has a tram service into the city. we would like to spend a long day there and eat in the evening so the car park must have late night entry to get my vehicle.
      Please advise

      2 Answers May 23, 2014 at 12:12 PM
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      Accommodation near vineyards

      by Bauhinia2002 Online Now Mar 3, 2014 at 12:07 AM

      Hi, we are thinking about staying somewhere in or near a vineyard, anyone has good experience to share? Ideally it is easily accessible from/to Bordeaux airport and convenient in getting in and out of Bordeaux city for a day trip.

      Alternatively if we stay in Bordeaux city itself, any recommendation on which vineyard are open to public that we should visit?.

      Thanks and regards!

      5 Answers Mar 5, 2014 at 12:13 AM
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      Short stop in Bordeaux

      by SandiM Online Now Jan 22, 2014 at 6:53 PM

      I am coming from Paris on my way to Sarlat and have chosen to spend 3 hours in Bordeaux (i know, it's clearly not enough time). I will step off the train at St Jean station and want to shop for food (chocolate! or other sweets! And small bottles of wine for souvenirs!) and after want to snap a few scenic photos of prominent features of Bordeaux. I will need to make use of public transport or taxis, so I don't think I can take a tour (not in 3 hours anyway). What can you suggest to spend my time wisely enough?

      3 Answers Mar 2, 2014 at 2:52 AM
    • Places of interest in and around Sud-Pessac.

      by arjun1997 Online Now Oct 14, 2013 at 9:31 PM

      I will be in Bordeaux tomorrow and I really want to know what I can check out in and around the Sud-Pessac region since my hotel is located there.

      Thanks.

      4 Answers Oct 16, 2013 at 1:27 AM
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      Bordeaux to Toulouse via St-Jean du Luz

      by videolady12 Online Now Oct 8, 2013 at 4:32 PM

      After a cruise we will be flying from Madrid to Bordeaux, then will have 14days before flying out of Toulouse. We are 70 ish and like the smaller towns. Any help for how to adventure between Bordeaux and Toulouse in 14 days...we can lease a car. This will occur in early May 6th....2014.
      Merci pour information

      17 Answers Dec 29, 2013 at 2:38 AM
    • Travel into near countryside without a car

      by pmart244 Online Now Sep 25, 2013 at 7:15 AM

      What are local train and/or bus stops within 1 hr from Bordeaux that are worth visiting?

      5 Answers Sep 25, 2013 at 11:19 PM
    • Wine purchase for gift

      by bayprince Online Now Aug 5, 2013 at 4:52 PM

      Where would I find the best priced / least expensive Merlot or something similar for gifts?

      1 Answer Aug 5, 2013 at 7:10 PM
    • shopping

      by moneerah Online Now Jul 19, 2013 at 3:05 PM

      which is the cheapestmarket for by clothes?

      3 Answers Oct 20, 2013 at 8:19 PM
    • Through Bordeaux

      by Calderm Online Now Jul 16, 2013 at 10:38 AM

      Is there a "best way" through Bordeaux coming in on Autoroute from the North en route to Toulouse?

      3 Answers Jul 16, 2013 at 2:19 PM
    • Where can I buy a GPS?

      by Wol.Ben Online Now Jun 14, 2013 at 10:54 AM

      I am arriving in Bordeaux tomorrow about 12:00 I'd like to buy a GPS to use in France and to take to the UK and use there as well. Does anyone have any suggestions. A place as close to the airport as possible would be great! Thank you :-)

      2 Answers Oct 1, 2013 at 8:05 AM