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    • First Visit

      Le Cap d'Agde Nov 28, 2016 at 3:19 AM

      My wife and I are hoping to visit the naturist resort for the first time next June/July (2017) and we're wondering what's the best accommodation to book?

      Many thanks in advance.

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    • Baggage storage in Paris

      Paris Yesterday

      Hi guys,
      I am heading to Paris in January. On my last day I do not need to be at the airport until about 5 o'clock to catch my plane to Sydney. I obviously want to make the most of this as a sight-seeing day(possibly Disnayland) but will have my luggage with me. Does anybody know of any storage lockers or something I would be able to take my big bag to? Does the airport have lockers for rent? Or does Disneyland have big storage cubes? Or would some hotels offer baggage holding even when you have checked out?
      Thanks

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    • Buying a laptop

      Paris Nov 28, 2016 at 5:42 AM

      Hi all,

      I am going to Paris from 23rd Dec till 3rd Jan for Christmas holiday,
      In Australia normally you get a good deals for laptops in stores like JB High Fi or Harvey Norman, can anyone help me where I can buy a low price portable laptop in Paris?

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    • hotel accommodation

      Reims Nov 5, 2016 at 11:11 AM

      Hello. the on ly way we can get to reims is via Charles de Gaulle in aris, thence by train. Is the station at the airport difficult to find? also, once at reims, can anhone suggest a cheap hotel near the station and cathedral> we cannot walk far especially with luggage, and we would also like to be close to Christmas market. many thanks

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    • Gare de Lyon to Orly

      Paris Yesterday

      Hi Paris expert friends - Would someone know the transportation options from the Gare de Lyon to Orly Airport? Thanks, Jean

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    • How tourist-y is Antibes in January or February?

      Antibes Nov 7, 2016 at 12:32 AM

      How tourist-y is Antibes in January or February?

      I need a get-away soon, but I don't want to be around large numbers of tourists milling around, taking photos, partying. Unlike many tourists these days, I'm not "looking for the action" (excitement) at all.

      I do speak French fluently and have been a francophile most of my life.

      Is Antibes in the winter subdued enough, quiet enough for me to spend two weeks just de-compressing, wandering around, reading (French novels) and listening to classical music in my apartment? Or should I look elsewhere on the Cote d'Azur, somewhere smaller like Vence or Beaulieu, etc.??

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    • Menton or Villefranche-sur-mer ?

      Menton Nov 5, 2016 at 11:46 PM

      How would you compare Menton with Villefranche-sur-mer as a base to explore the Cote d'Azur for a first-time traveler (to the French Riviera) for two-weeks? I am looking for a quiet village or small town atmosphere, away from hordes of tourists, and crossed off Antibes, etc. for that reason. Somehow I narrowed down to my list to Menton and Villefranche-sur-mer. I know the latter is much smaller and seems to cater to a more upper-tier clientele, while the former has attracted many French retirees.

      I do speak French and have a degree in art history, with interest in French history and literature. I will not have a car.

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    • Solo woman traveling in Paris on New Years Eve

      Paris Nov 28, 2016 at 10:57 AM

      I am a 54 year old woman who will be arriving in Paris Orly airport on Thursday, December 29 at 5 pm,
      and flying out of DeGalle airport on Sunday, January 1 at 11 am.

      My questions...

      1. What area in Paris should I stay in?
      Since I really only have two days I would like a great location to walk to things in the area and as a base for sightseeing. I would be so grateful for decent, hotel and restaurant suggestions in that area?

      2. What is the best/easiest way to get from Orly to "that area" at that time of day?

      3. Are there any good one day tours?
      I would probably book that for Friday or Saturday, and spend the other day on my own exploring the area around my hotel.

      4. What is there to do on New Years Eve? I don't drink but would love to know what would be safe for me to do alone that night.

      Thank you very much!

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      Can anyone suggest a day-trip from Paris?

      Paris Nov 11, 2016 at 7:32 AM

      I will be visiting Paris in a few weeks. I have been to Paris numerous times and know it very well. Equally, I have taken many day-trips from Paris and have been to all the obvious places (and even beyond). Can anyone suggest a new place I might visit? I am looking for a place within a two hour radius by train.

      I like quaint places, and/or places that has a old worldly feel to them. I enjoy visiting places with a riverside setting as well e.g. Moret-sur-Loing. 

      Here is a short list of day-trips I have taken:

      Amiens, Auxerre, Beauvais, Bourges, Châlons-en-Champagne, Chantilly, Chartres, Compiègne, Dijon, Fontainebleau, Giverny, Moret-sur-Loing, Orléans, Provins, Reims, Rouen, Senlis, Sens, Tours, Troyes, Versailles.  

      I have not listed other places I have visisted that are further a way e.g. Caen, Lyon, Metz, Nancy, Nantes, Rennes etc.

      At the moment I am thinking of visiting Meaux (because there is a cathedral in Meaux), but I would like to have a few other places on my list. I thought of trying to get to Avallon and/or Loches, but it appears there aren't any direct (or very few direct) trains to Avallon or Loches.

      Many thanks

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    • How expensive...?

      Villefranche-sur-Mer Nov 5, 2016 at 8:57 AM

      How expensive are sundry items and groceries, not just tourist souvenirs? Is the mark-up really high?

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    • Lourdes in December 2016

      by Fionapj Online Now Oct 15, 2016 at 8:16 AM

      Am planning a 4 day stay at Lourdes in December. Is there masses at Grotto and is the adoration chapel opened in December. The schedule online shows till October. Thank you for any information.

      6 Answers Oct 15, 2016 at 4:24 PM
    • Which day is better

      by travelerforlife Online Now Jun 13, 2016 at 11:26 AM

      How crowded is Lourdes on Sunday? We are there on Sunday and Monday and will take a tour to the Pyrenees on one of the days. Is it better to tour Lourdes on Monday?

      2 Answers Jun 14, 2016 at 11:06 AM
    • first time traveller

      by mossia Online Now Apr 30, 2016 at 7:04 AM

      this will be my first time to go to Lourdes and I would like some tips as I am very worried about how to get there, place to sleep?... I am a student so I have a very limited budget but I am really hoping to discover/experiment some more spiritual things. answers from other travellers will be of great help.

      5 Answers Apr 30, 2016 at 1:05 PM
    • Holy Lourdes Water/ Church of St. Clare

      by jokaufmancmc1404 Online Now Apr 7, 2016 at 1:44 PM

      Is it possible to ship bottles of Lourdes Water home to the U.S.? If not, how is the best way, given the current stringent security, to package bottles of Lourdes Water to put into my checked luggage?

      Has anyone visited the Church the Poor Clares in Lourdes? Is it easy to find?

      25 Answers Apr 19, 2016 at 2:14 AM
    • Private guide

      by eileenpadro Online Now Oct 19, 2015 at 11:33 AM

      Does anyone know of a private guide or small group pilgrimage , in Lourdes France. My husband and I will be in Lourdes November 18, 19 20 of 2015
      Eileen

      2 Answers Oct 19, 2015 at 2:26 PM
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      First visit

      by ThadineM Online Now 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.

      7 Answers Sep 23, 2015 at 6:02 PM
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      travel to Lourdes France from London UK

      by mahalheart Online Now Jul 12, 2015 at 6:20 PM

      whats the best way to travel from London UK to Lourdes France

      7 Answers Jul 13, 2015 at 3:58 AM
    • Lourdes's transportation

      by malguev Online Now May 21, 2015 at 1:00 PM

      Do I need to rent a car when going to the Lourdes' attractions or will there by buses? Or, is it possible to walk from one place to the next?

      5 Answers May 22, 2015 at 10:56 AM
    • Bus routes

      by mariebernadette1959 Online Now May 16, 2015 at 10:56 AM

      Hi does anyone know if a bus goes from Lourdes to Bartres via Hosanna House?? much obliged

      4 Answers May 18, 2015 at 6:04 AM
    • Best day to travel/ spend in Lourdes

      by DianneWin Online Now Jan 15, 2015 at 2:16 AM

      Hi what is the best day of the week to visit Lourdes given the celebrations? We have the Wed 25th March, Thur 26th March, Fri 27th March and Sat 28th March 2015 as options. What day or days would you recommend? Thanks. Dianne

      2 Answers Jan 15, 2015 at 12:32 PM
    • Visiting shrine at Lourdes, France.

      by PeterA85 Online Now Dec 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM

      Is there a best day of the week to visit Lourdes?

      5 Answers Dec 22, 2014 at 10:46 AM
    • Affordable transport from Toulouse to Lourdes

      by reviva Online Now Oct 18, 2014 at 7:57 PM

      Why is are the taxi fares from Toulouse to Lourdes so unbelievably expensive, with those prices you can spend on a room in a 5 star hotel. Where on earth can I get a reasonable cab fare to get to Lourdes from Toulouse. I cannot believe that Ryan Air, is the only airline that travel direct to Lourdes - Tarbes. airport.

      12 Answers Oct 23, 2014 at 9:25 AM
    • Price of ticket

      by tessvr Online Now Jul 25, 2014 at 7:03 PM

      What is the price of one way train ticket from Konstanz to Lourdes? What about if it is a return ticket or round trip ticket? Thank you!

      4 Answers Jul 26, 2014 at 10:06 PM
    • Price of ticket

      by tessvr Online Now Jul 25, 2014 at 6:52 PM

      what is the price of a one-way ticket train from Konstanz to Lourdes? train price for a return ticket?

      1 Answer Jul 25, 2014 at 9:12 PM
    • Travelling to pic du Midi

      by Jonescon14 Online Now Jun 5, 2014 at 1:32 PM

      Hello,

      Just wondering has anyone any tips on travelling to Pic du Midi from Lourdes (cheaply if at all possible)
      Thanks

      2 Answers Jun 6, 2014 at 3:13 AM
    • from Barcelona to Lourdes

      by juana35 Online Now May 24, 2014 at 2:21 PM

      Im taking my 82 yearr old unt to Lourdes . Does anybody unos the bestia way. A bus compaña? It seems ti me the train exchange is stressful

      3 Answers May 24, 2014 at 7:54 PM
    • hiking in Lourdes

      by Artzzzylady Online Now Apr 18, 2014 at 5:45 PM

      Any good hike accessible from the Town with our a car?

      2 Answers Apr 18, 2014 at 11:19 PM
    • Traveling to Lourdes

      by motherchristina Online Now Mar 28, 2014 at 7:40 AM

      4 of us will be in Rome in July. What is the best way to get from Rome to Lourdes for a few day? I'm looking for something relatively reasonable in regards to pricing.

      1 Answer Mar 29, 2014 at 2:03 AM
    • Bordeaux to lourdes

      by Anne-MarieCarr Online Now Mar 23, 2014 at 7:19 AM

      Hi I arrive at Bordeaux airport at 10.55 31st of May. What is the best reasonably economical way to get from there to Lourdes. I have looked at the train and would go for this but notice that I would only have 1 hour to disembark the plane and get into Bordeaux for the train.

      5 Answers Mar 24, 2014 at 8:39 AM
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      How to get to Lourdes from Madrid

      by YIska Online Now Mar 19, 2014 at 11:47 PM

      Dear everyone,
      Could you give me some suggestion on how to get to Lourdes from Madrid? Might be on July 29, 2014 :)
      By train, bus, or plane with the approximate time.
      Or maybe you could provide me with the website of the transportation.
      thanks in advance.

      14 Answers Mar 24, 2014 at 3:06 PM
    • Taxi cab from the airport to the hotel

      by ibuwangi Online Now Feb 12, 2014 at 6:36 PM

      Anyone care to share your experience of taking taxi from the airport to the hotel?

      5 Answers Feb 14, 2014 at 12:54 PM
    • Car Rental in Lourdes

      by cjmendoza Online Now Feb 2, 2014 at 10:41 AM

      Which car rental in Lourdes is handling auto-transmissioned rentals? Auto-Europe (LDE) is not. Thanks from a 1st time visitor..

      3 Answers Feb 2, 2014 at 2:20 PM
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      food prices

      by znizer Online Now Jan 9, 2014 at 8:12 AM

      is the food expensive there

      5 Answers Jan 10, 2014 at 10:56 AM
    • cheapest way

      by ilisine Online Now Nov 29, 2013 at 2:08 AM

      What is the cheapest way to go from Paris to Lourdes? my budget is $50 each, will be in Paris on the 18th/12/2013
      Thank you

      Looking forward your feedback

      Regards
      Irene

      7 Answers Dec 3, 2013 at 5:32 PM
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      Days to stay in Lourdes

      by rgsobe Online Now Oct 9, 2013 at 1:24 PM

      how many days / nights should one stay in Lourdes

      15 Answers Oct 21, 2013 at 9:10 AM
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      Lourdes Pilgrimage

      by Lourdes137 Online Now Sep 14, 2013 at 11:31 AM

      Dear All...,

      My husband and I, have just returned from Lourdes in July of this year.

      We stayed for 2 nights in Lourdes, after we finished a long tour in Europe.
      At this time, we were both not good, have a very bad cold & flu.
      So, we can not enjoy to join with all the attractions in Lourdes.

      I would go again to Lourdes, just alone in July next year.
      I have some questions and I really need an answer please:

      1. When I arrived at my hotel in Lourdes, is there any information that they could give me, about how to join with others to pray at night with candlelight?...
      2. Is there any information for tourists: What, where, when and how can I do or see the main attractions in Lourdes?...
      3. What are the rules for people want to have a bath?... Can we have a bath more than once?...
      4. Are there rules for taking water from the tap?...
      5. For people who are traveling alone, do I need to come to a special place to let them know?...
      6. What time for all activities/attractions start and finish?...

      Thank you very much for the answer.

      Lourdes137

      7 Answers Sep 17, 2013 at 2:20 PM
    • Lourdes Bath Water temperature in October-November

      by scormeagle Online Now Jun 12, 2013 at 2:08 PM

      I was planning of travelling to Lourdes with my in-laws and 2 small kids in July but due to a delay in visa formalities I have to reschedule the trip. How cold in October/November would the Lourdes bath water be in which the pilgrims take a dip?

      6 Answers Jun 30, 2013 at 1:35 AM
    • How to travel from Barcelona to Lourdes by train?

      by jenniarief Online Now May 29, 2013 at 4:06 PM

      I am planning to go to Lourdes from Barcelona (by train) then to Paris in September. Any suggestion how should I do my trip? Thank you.

      2 Answers May 29, 2013 at 6:46 PM
    • go to lourdes from versailles

      by gsunga Online Now May 15, 2013 at 6:44 AM

      how to go to lourdes from versailles by train

      2 Answers May 15, 2013 at 8:37 PM
    • swimming pool

      by cavawoman Online Now Apr 29, 2013 at 7:08 AM

      Is there a public pool or hotel pool that accessable to non residents

      2 Answers Apr 29, 2013 at 8:16 AM