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      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,
      Ephraim

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    • 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?

      Thanks!

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    • 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!
      Emma

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    • What is the nearest train station to Bresles ?

      Picardie Dec 20, 2016 at 10:37 PM

      What is the nearest train station to Bresles ?
      thanks

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    • 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.

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    • 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!

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

      Paris Dec 27, 2016 at 12:58 AM

      Bonjour
      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.

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    • 3 wk family itinerary-please help!

      France Dec 21, 2016 at 10:56 AM

      Hi

      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?

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      Transport from Mezt town center to Parc des expositions de Metz

      by arissyam Online Now Dec 2, 2014 at 4:29 AM

      Hello all,

      Im planning to attend a function at Parc des expositions de Metz or Mezt Expo in November 2015. I did some readings from posting and blogs in planning this trip (my first trip to Europe, anyway). But there are few things that i would like to confirm to...

      1) is there any bus or shuttle bus that going up to the Metz expo from the town center? and the cost too..

      2) which area is the best place to stay in Mezt for low budget/backpackers traveller? i've looked at Auberge de la Jeunesse de Metz.. but im afraid it would be pretty far from the public transport... for a non-french speaking tourist like me

      your kind replies are highly appreciated. thank u. :)

    • Luggage storage?

      by cathy9510usa Online Now Sep 12, 2013 at 12:53 AM

      Hi,

      I'm researching a future trip and plan to spend a day exploring Metz before leaving in late afternoon. I seem to have found a website that says the (central) train station no longer has lockers. Is there anywhere to store luggage nearby, or might one of the hotels allow me to leave my suitcase there for a few hours?

      Thanks very much.

      3 Answers Sep 12, 2013 at 8:46 AM
    • Nice place to stay

      by cathy9510usa Online Now Sep 2, 2013 at 3:05 AM

      Metz doesn't seem to be very high on the tourist trail, with only 11 postings in the Forum!

      Can anyone suggest a nice place to stay, convenient to the train station?

      Thanks very much.

      16 Answers Sep 11, 2013 at 7:50 AM
    • Landrefang (or Laudrefang?)

      by cathy9510usa Online Now Apr 5, 2013 at 11:06 AM

      Research for my great-grandfather lead me to a site where a handwritten note said he was born in Landrefang. I googled this term and can't find anything but a street named that in St Avold, plus a mention of this town in a US Military record from World War I. I do see a Laudrefang near St. Avold, though, on my large-scale map of France

      Does anyone know if Landrefang and Laudrefang are the same place, or if not, where Landrefang might be?

      Thank you very much for any help you can give.

      3 Answers Apr 5, 2013 at 3:17 PM
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      Return Day Visit From Strasbourg to Metz- By Train?

      by Mikebb Online Now Jun 7, 2012 at 6:35 AM

      We will be visiting Strasbourg late August this year and would like to know how easy it would be to do a day visit by Public Transport, train or bus?

      How many hours on the train?

      Is it a good destination or are there better day trips from Strasbourg?
      Mike

      6 Answers Jun 10, 2012 at 12:54 PM
    • Restaurant at la Gare

      by jackberry Online Now Nov 22, 2010 at 6:22 PM

      Hi
      I was stationed in Metz (Chateau De Mercy)many years ago(1959-62) and we use to go to the restaurant at La Gare. Will be visiting the area next summer and was wondering if the restaurant was still in operation, and is it worth going back to?
      Thanks
      Jack

    • autcar parking

      by dirkdie Online Now Oct 18, 2010 at 6:02 AM

      i will com in the weekend of 20 en 21 novembre to Metz whitt a group.is there a autocar parking in Metz.my group stays att the hotel la citadelle

      1 Answer Oct 18, 2010 at 6:58 AM
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      Sports bars in Metz?

      by jonih Online Now Jun 9, 2010 at 7:54 AM

      I'm looking for a good sports bar in Metz, where it's possible to view the games of World Cup 2010 (especially the French games).

      Anyone here who knows of these kinds of bars in that area (preferably with big screens)?

      with kind regards,
      Jon

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      Special rail deal to Luxembourg

      by PhillyJohn Online Now Feb 3, 2008 at 7:50 PM

      Rail travel via Luxembourg
      Posted: Sun February 3, 2008 07:43 PM EST
      I plan a trip in the spring. I remember that I saw a special rail deal connecting Luxembourg, Trier, Saarbrucken & Metz. Is there such a pass? If so, how does it work. I plant to base in Trier a few days and it would be good to know.
      In lieu of that what is the fare between Lux. and Trier and Lux. and Nancy or Metz? I could not find a Luxembourg rail site to get this info.
      Thanks

      1 Answer Feb 3, 2008 at 9:00 PM
    • Advice about getting to Metz

      by cherbert Online Now Nov 30, 2006 at 7:31 AM

      My daughter will be studying at the Georgia Tech campus near Metz this summer. I am trying to decide the best place for her to fly into in May, 2007. If this fast train from Paris will be operating then, perhaps it would be best. I have also considered Luxembourg and Strasbourg. Any tips you have will be appreciated. She is will be travelling with a young man so she will not be travelling alone.

      2 Answers Nov 30, 2006 at 2:31 PM
    • finding an appartment in Metz

      by theloniouszen Online Now Aug 26, 2006 at 11:58 AM

      Hello, I am starting a teaching job in the Metz suburbs in October and will be living there until May. I think the custom for finding an apartment in France is to pay a bunch of money to an agence and get a list of appartments, then pay 2 months rent security deposit, etc. Is this what everyone does, including students? I'm American and I'm used to not having to find an agency, just going out and picking up rental guides for free. How do most students in town end up finding apartments and such? Is there any areas or districts of Metz that are better/worse than others for safety/crime? Anyone have any good apartment leads?

      Thanks!

    • Train Timetables

      by DennisGreene Online Now Jul 8, 2005 at 2:18 AM

      Hi ,
      I will be visiting Metz in August but I will be coming in via Luxembourg. Can anyone point me in the direction of Luxembourg-Metz train timetables. I have been unable to find them so far. Many thanks in advance!!

      regards
      Dennis

      2 Answers Jul 8, 2005 at 7:31 AM
    • Train Timetables

      by DennisGreene Online Now Jul 8, 2005 at 1:03 AM

      Hi ,
      I will be visiting Metz in August but I will be coming in via Luxembourg. Can anyone point me in the direction of Luxembourg-Metz train timetables. I have been unable to find them so far. Many thanks in advance!!

      regards
      Dennis

      2 Answers Jun 30, 2007 at 4:16 AM
    • Flea Market

      by 3Smith Online Now Dec 1, 2004 at 5:42 PM

      Is there still the Sunday Flea Market in Metz?