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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?

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      Hotel or B&B in Pau France

      by ingridhoffman Online Now Aug 23, 2015 at 11:26 AM

      Hi, I travel a lot and I'm always looking for a special small hotel or B&B where ever I go. Can someone advise me on that one? Thanks, ingrid, the Netherlands

    • Historical documents in Pau

      by jeannie2106 Online Now Oct 29, 2014 at 6:26 AM

      I have an ancestor who died in Pau in 1860. I am planning a trip to stay in the area and also to obtain any documents I can regarding the death. There do not seem to be any records in the UK, even in deaths abroad. Are there any offices in Pau where I would be able to view/obtain any such documents for my genealogy research?
      Kind regards
      Jean Hooper

      2 Answers Oct 29, 2014 at 10:50 AM
    • Go to Mauleon-Licharre from Pau

      by stlee17a1 Online Now Jun 9, 2011 at 9:41 AM

      We are thinking of visiting Paris and make trips from Paris to Mauleon-Licharre. My mother-in-law is coming on this trip and we are trying to search for the Tellagorry family history (that is her ancestors)which we believe is from Mauleon-Licharre. She is 70 years old so travelling comfortably from Paris to Pau is important. I figure Pau must be the first stop from Paris either flying or by train before we can go to Mauleon-Licharre. Any suggestion would be very appreciated.

      3 Answers Jun 15, 2011 at 10:48 AM
    • I just moved to Pau, France

      by avgurlu2 Online Now May 3, 2011 at 11:58 PM

      i just moved to Pau about 2 weeks ago is there many one who lives here thats around mid or late 20's that speaks english a little. And i wanted to know some good restaurants to take my husband.

      1 Answer May 15, 2011 at 6:16 PM
    • Turkey

      by carolinka Online Now Oct 29, 2010 at 4:14 AM

      Where can I get a large turkey for christmas Frozen! about 10 kilos

    • going to pau

      by avgurlu2 Online Now Oct 5, 2010 at 11:31 AM

      Does anyone know where I can see pictures of the military housing in Pau, France? Or even the apartments or houses in Pau.

      5 Answers Oct 7, 2010 at 2:22 PM
    • Going to live in Pau

      by avgurlu2 Online Now Sep 28, 2010 at 7:38 PM

      I'm from san diego,CA and my husband is french. We have 2 children under 4, and I have never been to Pau, but we will be there for 3 years because he is in the french military, I wanted to know if anyone had some information on what I should expect there, and if it's kid friendly? Also does anyone live there?

      4 Answers Sep 29, 2010 at 1:33 AM
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      Driving in the Pyrennes

      by scallens Online Now Jun 7, 2010 at 1:42 PM

      Around the first of October we will be driving from Carcassone to San Sebastian. We would like to take the scenic route through the mountains on roads like the D918. Are these roads generally open at that time of year or should we expect the snow to close them by then?

      1 Answer Jun 10, 2010 at 7:41 AM
    • tour de france

      by tctvl Online Now May 26, 2010 at 2:08 PM

      need transportation from hotel in Pau to montain to view race. Please advise

    • Hotel Bristol

      by PatriciaTaylor Online Now Mar 16, 2010 at 11:46 AM

      I am having great difficulty booking a room in the Hotel Bristol, 3 rue Gambetta, 64000, Pau, France. Can you please help

      2 Answers Mar 16, 2010 at 11:51 AM
    • horse racing in pau

      by davedge Online Now Dec 24, 2009 at 5:44 AM

      hi i am going to pau in early febuary and would like to go horse racing could any body help with dates and travel from pau to and from te racecourse

      thanks davedge

      2 Answers Dec 26, 2009 at 3:53 AM
    • Rout from Pau to condom by public transport

      by onetoothmissing Online Now Aug 11, 2009 at 2:14 PM

      I need to get from Pau to Condom. Is there a direct route to take with a bus or a train. How much does it cost. thankyou.

      1 Answer Aug 12, 2009 at 12:24 AM
    • Vieux Boucau

      by aadkamsteeg Online Now Jul 28, 2009 at 12:37 PM

      My question is:
      On August 13 I'll arrive by air from Amsterdam in Pau. Then my destination is Vieux Boucou near Messagnes/Soustons..
      Is there any bus that goes from Pau to that area? Or do I have to go by train to Dax or Bayonne?
      Can you give me any advise?
      Thank you in advance.
      Aad Kamsteeg

      1 Answer Jul 28, 2009 at 12:52 PM
    • Last train from Pau to Lourdes

      by alohame Online Now May 8, 2009 at 7:18 AM

      I will be travelling on the 11th of June to Lourdes and will be arriving in Pau by Transavia at 21.00 hrs.Is it too late for us to catch a train to Lourdes from Pau train station? Where can I find a train schedule for trains from Pau to Lourdes and return?

      4 Answers May 10, 2009 at 10:06 AM
    • Moving to Pau with kids

      by zmondegarian Online Now May 5, 2009 at 8:43 AM

      I have two kids under 4 years and we are all moving to Pau this august.Does anyone know what its like for young families.We live in canada right now and how much different will it be for kids there.I know they will have to learn french and so will I but other than that is it a kids friendly place?
      We will also be renting there (rent will be covered by the company) so anybody know of a good website where we can look for homes.

      Any information will be highly appreciated.


      5 Answers May 6, 2009 at 12:52 AM
    • Places to vist by car within say 100 km of Pau

      by Topman53 Online Now Mar 28, 2009 at 3:54 AM

      Have booked 4 nights / 5 days in Pau for april and will be hiring a car for whole period Seems there is quite a lot to do in the city itself but want to explore as well

      Can someone please suggest key places to visit outside of PAU - any help would be great

      4 Answers Apr 17, 2009 at 7:05 AM
    • Travel

      by Berna42 Online Now Apr 10, 2008 at 9:39 AM

      My question is to get from Pau to Lourdes is there a bus if so what are the times that it leaves and what time does it return to Pau

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2008 at 9:57 AM
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      french language classes in pau or elsewhere scenic?

      by heathersq Online Now Feb 1, 2008 at 11:09 AM

      Hi, I'm hoping to do 3-4weeks of french language training in France, and looking for recommendations on where,what school, etc. I love the Pyrenees (walking etc) thus am drawn to Pau, though have never been. I'm hoping to register for something for late Feb or early March. I'm in my 30s thus am not overly keen on a very young/schoolish type of french language school. All ideas and advice greatly appreciated.

      2 Answers Feb 2, 2008 at 5:23 PM
    • can you recommend a sports bar in Pau?

      by mvperry Online Now Jan 16, 2008 at 1:29 PM

      I'm traveling for business with some colleagues, and we wanted to watch the AFC championship game (American football) on Sunday for the playoffs. Can anyone recommend a bar where we can go, as the hotel doesn’t have the channels? My research says it will be on Sky 2 and NASN.


    • The Little London Larder

      by malc21 Online Now Nov 3, 2007 at 5:02 AM

      What is the exact address of the shop, might give me half a chance of finding it!

      1 Answer Dec 15, 2007 at 9:36 AM
    • Transportation in Pau

      by gigi&joy Online Now May 22, 2007 at 7:12 AM

      Can anyone tell me how to travel from the Pau Airport to the Pau train station?
      I am travelling to Lourdes and the connections are very bad for me. I have traveled throughout France many times, but don't know where to locate this information. Any help would be appreciated. Please E-mail me at
      Thank You.

      2 Answers Dec 15, 2007 at 9:46 AM
    • How to best get from Pau, France to St. Jean Pied de Port, France?

      by michaelaneil Online Now Mar 29, 2007 at 8:07 PM

      I expect to be in Pau, France in late May and wish to get from there to St. Jean Pied de Port, and can't seem to find any connections. I would like to have the matter handled before I leave the US, rather than having to handle it 'on the road'.
      Information would be greatly appreciated.
      If you would be so kind as to reply to my regular email address, I would appreciate it.

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      Commuting from Pau to Lacq

      by DaveyPou Online Now Mar 15, 2007 at 4:40 PM

      Is there public transit from Pau to Lacq or must I hire a car to get there?

      1 Answer Mar 15, 2007 at 10:10 PM
    • Living in Pau this summer

      by SammyPou Online Now Mar 12, 2007 at 4:43 PM

      Hi. My boyfriend and I are moving to Pau from the US for 3 months this summer and I wanted any advice on where we should live. Where is the center of town or a good area to live that is walking distance from restaurants, things to do, etc? Second, do you know what internet sites are good for short term rentals? (in the US we use craigslist). I'd really appreciate any help you could give me! Thank you so much!

      5 Answers Mar 15, 2007 at 2:20 AM
    • hotels near airport

      by beranie Online Now Mar 1, 2007 at 9:29 AM

      Hi - myself and my brother will be spending a night in Pau in April and are looking for a very cheap hotel. Does anyone know if the Pau Etap or Formule 1 hotels are within walking distance of the airport? Is it easy to get into town for the evening (bearing in mind that usually Etap hotels seem to be located in remote parts of town)? Can anyone recommend anywhere else (for round the 30 euro mark)? Just wondered. Merci buckets.

    • Trains or planes from ireland to pau?

      by grainnemhaol Online Now Dec 29, 2006 at 4:05 PM

      We are a couple travelling to a house swap in Pau from Northern Ireland in July 2007. We want to find the best way to go, and would like to fade our carbon footprint a bit by trying the train, if it is not too awkward.

      We could get to London by bus or train and ferry and transfer from there if necessary.If this looks impossible we will try planes but it looks as though this may involve flying Dun=blin or Belfast to Stansted and then Ryanair to Pau airport.

      Any ideas?

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      Weather in Pau??

      by ancailinolochgarman Online Now Aug 21, 2006 at 6:18 AM

      I'm moving to Pau for Erasmus from September to January and would like to know what type of weather to expect?

    • Pau, France- info from someone who's been there?

      by amariel Online Now Aug 11, 2006 at 7:46 AM

      I am looking to move to Pau, France. Could someone who's visited Pau, please tell me their thoughts on the area? I would like to know what they thought of the people, the climate, the location.... the general feel of the city? In other words, is it a decent place to live?

      3 Answers Aug 12, 2006 at 10:23 AM
    • transportation to Sarlat

      by knudie Online Now Jun 16, 2006 at 6:57 PM

      We are going to be in Pau in early October. What public transportation options are available to get from Pau to Sarlat? Anyone know schedules for trains or bus? Thanks

      2 Answers Jun 21, 2006 at 7:29 AM
    • New Year's Eve Night in Pau

      by schoozey Online Now Nov 11, 2003 at 12:28 AM

      My girlfriend and I are looking for THE place to be on the last day of the year.We have booked ourselves a hotel in the centre of Pau but we don't know where to go! We are in our 30's,like good food/wine/music/clubs/dance and generally up for a good time. We speak French or English and have lived for many years in London.Also have been around the world back-packing and as 'woofers' .Love animals/ nature,care for the enviroment and ride cycles and motorcycles .