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    • Corsica in winter

      Nice Dec 22, 2016 at 12:42 PM

      Has anyone taken the ferry from Nice to Corsica? I have a few questions.
      Are restaurants, shops in geneal and points of interest open?
      What is the livliest city to visit in January or February?
      Does one need a car to get around?
      Thank you,

    • Provence France1 week extra

      Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Jan 16, 2017 at 11:47 AM

      I will be ending a tour of southern France on a Thursday - end of Sept 2017. The tour will include: Pont du Gard, Arles, Les Baux, and Nice. I will have 7 days (following Thursday night) to get back to Paris for return flight.
      What would be a good trip? I have not seen Monaco, Antibes, Cannes, Marseilles, Aix en Provence, Vaison la Romaine. I would not mind going to Orange again. Prefer TGV rail over driving, but could rent a car for short trips.

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      Bed and breakfast.

      Paris Jan 13, 2017 at 11:40 PM

      Could you suggest me some nice bed and breakfast in Paris?


    • Summer holiday

      France Jan 11, 2017 at 3:11 AM

      Sorry to hear this site is shutting down.

      I had an incredible summer honeymoon in Switzerland thanks entirely to commenters on this forum. I'm really grateful.

      This question is very broad but I thought I might get lucky again!

      Hoping for a may/June family holiday this year.
      Traveling with a three year old and a one year old.
      Beach, hotel, pools, nature, good food, a nice little town nearby.
      We really want it to be child friendly with food and drink readily available but not too big a complex.
      Also considering Italy and Greece, I'll post over there too.

      Many thanks if you have any thoughts!

    • What is the nearest train station to Bresles ?

      Picardie Dec 20, 2016 at 10:37 PM

      What is the nearest train station to Bresles ?

    • Chinon to Chambord Wednesday afternoon

      Chinon Jan 16, 2017 at 12:02 PM

      What would be the best way to go from Chinon to Chambord Chateau? I will only have an afternoon.

    • visiting Villers Bretanneux from Paris

      Paris Jan 4, 2017 at 10:22 PM

      I'm keen to visit Villers Bretanneux while in Paris. I can catch a train to Amiens but need to be able to get to VB for a visit,then go to the Australian war memorial about a mile away. Any suggestions. I don't want to pay the E300 for a full tour of the Somme region. Driving isn't an option

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      Where to stay

      Paris Jan 14, 2017 at 4:42 PM

      Traveling to Paris (3 days) and then to Caen (2days). Using the train system. Looking to stay close/walking distance or central point to stations. What station that would be? and any tips of what/where to stay (hotel wise) On a budget but safe area please. Thank you for your help.

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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.

      Our boys - who will be 9 and 11 by then - will be joining us. In fact it was their idea go along to a show and then our oldest one decided he wanted to see the Eiffeltower ... And what's a mum to do then but to buy tickets for the Stade de France then ... anything to keep the young ones happy (and now I can 'blame' them for the trip ;-) ).

      We'll likely arrive there around noon on friday 21st and leave for home again on wednesday 26th.

      Do any of you have a suggestion as on what kids might enjoy doing. The Eiffeltower is a must. Besides that: they don't mind a museum (as long as it doesn't take an entire day), they like history and they're not fussy about walking.
      I've read something about the sewers tour ... do you think that's worth doing with kids?

      As always: thanks for your input!

    • Est-ce que le métro de Paris est encore dangereux?

      Paris Dec 27, 2016 at 12:58 AM

      Mon ami et moi prévoyons d'aller à Paris dans quelques semaines. Mais parce qu'il est froid, nous voulons prendre le métro. Mais est-il sûr après tous les événements de cette année?
      Je souhaite une réponse rapide.
      Je vous remercie à l'avance!

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      Any must sees or must eats?

      Carcassonne Jan 11, 2017 at 6:22 PM

      We will be spending a few days in Carcassonne in May-June and have things pretty well sorted out. However, it would be nice to hear from you if you have any suggestions for things we should not miss. Also, restaurant recommendations would be welcome for Carcassonne, Narbonne, Beziers and/or Collioure.

      Thanks - this could well be my last question before VT gets the deep six.

    • 3 wk family itinerary-please help!

      France Dec 21, 2016 at 10:56 AM


      Planning a three week trip next summer in France with my family (2 adults, 4 kids).
      Thoughts are as follows:
      - 4 days Paris (stay in an apartment), 3 days euro Disney (Disney hotel)
      - 1 week in mt chamonix (stay in hotel)
      - 1 week between Provence and nice (not sure how to split this. Stay in Campsites??)

      Any any any advice would be highly appreciated.

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      Paris - scenic spots like the Alps this Feb

      Paris Jan 4, 2017 at 4:58 PM

      I will be in Paris this early Feb and would like to go to a scenic spot similar to the Alps. Perhaps Jungfrau Switzerland or somewhere nearer Paris or Geneva? I only have 2 days though. Our free time will be Friday the whole day until Sunday morning. We need to leave by Sunday morning (either from Paris or Geneva). Any suggestions?

    • beach fishing?

      by SarahLeafy Online Now Jul 26, 2015 at 4:45 PM

      Hello! We were wondering if there are any good places for a spot of beach fishing? We are planning to visit in summer, and fancied a bit of spinning for Bass or Mackerel. I have studied the satellite maps, and we are happy to go anywhere from Dunkirk down as we will be driving. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks, Sarah

      1 Answer Jul 27, 2015 at 7:34 AM
    • ferry_can you take your bike?

      by gwberger Online Now Jul 16, 2015 at 3:56 AM

      Is it possible to take your bicycle on the ferry from Boulonge-sur-mer to England ?

      2 Answers Jul 17, 2015 at 2:00 AM
    • ferry_can you take your bike?

      by gwberger Online Now Jul 16, 2015 at 3:56 AM

      Is it possible to take your bicycle on the ferry from Boulonge-sur-mer to England ?

      1 Answer Jul 16, 2015 at 4:54 AM
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      Dogs on the beach

      by Dusitlaguna Online Now Jun 4, 2015 at 2:05 AM

      I'm hoping someone knows if dogs are allowed on beaches in or near Boulogne during June.
      I've tried emailing their tourist information office but had no response from them.
      We are renting a cottage 40 miles inland from the coast and hope to spend a full day visiting Boulogne.
      Next week when we are in France is going to be a heat wave (I guarantee it,- lol) so we will be unable to leave our pooch in the car, hence my question

      5 Answers Jun 5, 2015 at 11:02 AM
    • Memorial to victims of the shipwrecked Amphitrite

      by ChristinaHenri Online Now Jun 19, 2014 at 11:05 PM

      Where is the plaque memorial to the victims of the shipwrecked Amphitrite 1833

      7 Answers May 4, 2016 at 2:13 AM
    • Early opening cafes and safety

      by stephwood888 Online Now Feb 21, 2014 at 2:44 AM

      I am travelling alone and I am arriving by bus at 4 am in Boulogne-sur-mer.
      I am not getting the train until later in the day and wondered if it would be safe to walk to the train station at the time?
      Or if there was a cafe someone recommended I could go to for a few hours until daylight hours, would anything be open around the train station or near place du republique or anywhere in between around this time?

      1 Answer Feb 21, 2014 at 5:25 AM
    • Public transport

      by NanaLinda Online Now Dec 29, 2013 at 12:53 PM

      Is there a reliable public transport available from Boulogne Sur Mer to "La Coupole" museum in Helfaut?

      1 Answer Dec 29, 2013 at 2:40 PM
    • Shops

      by beatpr Online Now Mar 7, 2013 at 2:50 AM

      Where can I buy electrical lighting flex

      1 Answer Mar 7, 2013 at 4:44 AM
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      Free parking and transportation to nausicaa

      by tempura Online Now May 20, 2012 at 5:44 AM


      We will stay at BandB in Saint-Martin Boulogne, about 5 km from Nausicaa.
      I wonder if there's a bus line going from our hostel to Nausicaa.
      If not, where can I park the car near a bus stop on a line going to Nausicaa.
      I don't want to pay an expensive parking inside the city.


      5 Answers Jun 3, 2012 at 9:30 AM
    • cosy B&B

      by kosciap81 Online Now Jun 28, 2011 at 5:00 AM

      Looking for a rustic B&B in the Boulogne-sur-Mer area (20km radius). Preferebly out of the city in a quiet location with an OK access to the beach (with a car) in late July.
      I would appreciate any suggestions.

    • Restaurant

      by JeffreyGoodman Online Now Oct 5, 2009 at 5:34 AM

      Address [ name of street ] for le Bon Accueil restaurant

      2 Answers Oct 5, 2009 at 3:45 PM
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      Gare SNCF

      by Banjo Online Now Nov 22, 2008 at 2:12 AM

      Does anyone know which is the bus connecting the Gare SNCF of Boulogne Sur Mer to the Speedferries Port?


      1 Answer Nov 22, 2008 at 4:20 AM
    • arriving from calais

      by sylvgood Online Now Jul 7, 2008 at 10:01 AM

      My daughter and I are arriving by boat to calais then hopefully getting a train to boulogne. This doesnt appear to be as easy as I first thought. Does anyone know how frequent the trains are ? Also we shall be there whilst the fish festival is on. Does anyone know much about this ?

      Thank you


      7 Answers Jul 14, 2008 at 9:22 AM
    • Coach Parking

      by handlbarsthecoachdr Online Now Jul 22, 2007 at 4:08 AM

      Is the coach park still at Quai Gambetta. There are two coach due to visit on 23 July 2007 with approx 90 students and staff. we need to know where the coach park is.

      1 Answer Jul 22, 2007 at 6:40 PM
    • Choclatier etc...

      by blossom-lillyx Online Now May 12, 2007 at 9:17 AM

      Going on a school trip to Boulogne next week and we're going to a chocolate, factory, old town, Cite Europe etc...
      Any one know if the chclatier is good?!

    • Chocolate

      by charlotta4th Online Now Jan 13, 2006 at 12:16 AM

      Does anyone know of a chocolatier in Boulogne that opens its doors to visitors. I am taking a school trip there in May and thought it would be fun to see chocolate being made

      1 Answer Jan 13, 2006 at 4:41 AM
    • Bus from Calais to Boulogne?

      by DeeTea Online Now Oct 31, 2005 at 5:35 AM

      We're planning a day trip to France on Sunday 6th Nov.

      We'll be foot passengers on a ferry to Calais.

      Is there a bus that we can get to Boulogne? We'd specifically like to go to Nauiscaa, if poss but that depends on public transport.
      Any info on bus numbers, timetables and cost would be greatly appreciated!

      2 Answers Nov 1, 2005 at 4:22 AM
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      coming off the ferry in Boulogne

      by mintola Online Now Jul 1, 2005 at 5:38 AM

      We have had a few day trips to Calais via chunnel and one holiday by ferry Dover to Calais, but have booked a speedferry this year from Dover to Boulogne. Hubby is still apprehensive about driving in France and is worried about what it is like getting off the ferry in Boulogne, we went there on a day trip about 19 years ago and the roads were so busy. We will be travelling to the Compiegne area. Is it still busy, or will we be ok getting out of Boulogne on to the main road? I just need to calm him down a bit before we go in 2 weeks time.... thanks

    • Transportatioin

      by vlautin Online Now Mar 24, 2005 at 1:18 PM

      We are dropping our rental car in Boulogne, France. Is transportation to Calais to get the Chunnel difficult?

    • theme park boulogne

      by jai93 Online Now Feb 15, 2005 at 4:34 AM

      my son is traveling with school to boulogne sur mer they are visiting a local theme park could anyone tell me what this may be called he thinks "plotzerland"

      3 Answers Feb 17, 2005 at 3:19 AM
    • hotel and sunday

      by Lauraox Online Now Dec 29, 2004 at 7:26 AM

      Hi. Thinking of heading over the channel to Boulogne and staying over a saturday night. Are the shops in Boulogne open sunday? Can you recommend nice things to do on the sunday walks/drives/sightseeing (the nautica place is going to closed when I am thinking of going). Also can you recommend a hotel - centre of the town is best. If its out of town it should have a restaurant within walking distance (preferable a choice of restaurants as I am a vege!). Comfy and romantic more important than luxuary and looking to spend no more than 50 to 60 pounds sterling. Thanks loads for your help. Love Laura

      1 Answer Jan 17, 2005 at 2:53 AM
    • Outreau?

      by Bandini Online Now Jun 5, 2004 at 11:54 AM

      Has anyone ever heard of, or been to Outreau just outside of Boulogne Sur Mer? I've gotten a job teaching English there and I can't find anything on the place. I can't even find it on a map! Thanks.

      4 Answers Jun 6, 2004 at 9:56 AM
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      Ferry from England?

      by kentishgirl Online Now Apr 7, 2004 at 2:07 AM

      Hi all, A few years ago I would venture across to Boulogne quite often - travelling on the seacat.......Then for some unknown reason they stopped this service? I have heard that it was planning to be started back up on 31/03/04? Does anyone have any info on this? If it did start back up, do you know who runs it and where from? Many thanks in advance Ali x

      7 Answers Jul 28, 2005 at 12:40 AM
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      by belgianchocolate Online Now Aug 25, 2003 at 6:49 AM

      I found a really great cemetary outside Boulogne S/M. It is the rue de l'église. It is situated on a hill and overvieuwing the area. There is a tower where there was an church on. That seems to be the oldest part. Then there is a little church that appeard to be early gothic. Can comebody tell me how the place is named where its at. We left the old city taking the road south. I tried routeplanner , but I didn't find out. Where ca I find more info on the spot.

      1 Answer Aug 25, 2003 at 12:03 PM