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    • Maurizioago's Profile Photo

      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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      How to: TGV to TER at Poitiers Gare

      Poitiers Mar 28, 2016 at 10:26 AM

      Hello folks,

      I will have a train change at Gare Poitiers, TGV to TER. TER is 2nd class and my ticket shows neither a VOITURE# nor a PLACE# but only says "SANS RESERVATION". I will have only 12 minutes to find my PLACE on TER. I will not carry much luggage but have no clue how to proceed to my TER and which VOITURE and which PLACE!

      Last year I had the opposite change from TER to TGV and was easy to find my PLACE from GARE monitors & COMPOSITION DES TRAINS monitor.

      But this one I never experienced. I hope someone here can give me some helpful guidance.

      Many thanks in advance.heart

      Max.

      3 Answers Mar 28, 2016 at 3:04 PM
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      Dogs-Allowed Beaches: LA ROCHELLE

      Poitou-Charentes Mar 27, 2016 at 3:28 PM

      Hi folks,

      I need names of few beaches around La Rochelle where dogs are allowed especially during low tide hours.

      Also:

      • Is there any danger of coyotes etc. for small dogs running around farms?
      • Is there any danger of porcupines for small dogs running around farms?
      • Is there any danger of poisonous ocean creatures on beach during low tide for small dogs?
      • Is use of pepper spray on attacking large dogs legal?

      Thanks a lot for your help.

       

      18 Answers Apr 1, 2016 at 5:10 PM
    • Shuttle Bus from La Pallice

      La Rochelle Feb 11, 2016 at 3:16 AM

      We are arriving at La Pallice by cruise ship in April. Is there a shuttle bus that will take us to La Rochelle? There seems to be some answers but they are all very old. Fred Olsen want to charge us £25 each which is a lot of money for six miles. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you.

      5 Answers Feb 13, 2016 at 1:37 AM
    • Walking in French woods

      Bressuire Dec 19, 2015 at 12:07 PM

      I would like to walk in local woods with my dog (on lead) but they all seem private or owned by some sort of logging company, how can I tell which woods I can walk in?

      Thanks

      5 Answers Dec 20, 2015 at 7:16 AM
    • Bus from Airport

      La Rochelle Aug 28, 2015 at 3:54 AM

      Hi, I am travelling to La Rochelle on Monday next for 7 days. I believe I can get a bus from the airport. We are staying in the Axe Hotel, Rue de la Fabrique, La Rochelle,. would we be able to get the bus to the hotel or would it be better to get a taxi. Any idea how much a taxi would cost. Thanks in advance

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      Line dancing

      Île de Ré Jun 9, 2015 at 2:34 PM

      Hi does anyone know if there is any line dancing on the ireland or close by thank you

      4 Answers Jun 11, 2015 at 1:37 PM
    • Rent a car or no?

      La Rochelle May 28, 2015 at 8:38 PM

      Hello all! My fiancee and I are heading to France for our honeymoon, and will be staying in La Rochelle for one week. I am wondering if it is worth it to rent a car for the week that we are there to get out and see the countryside? Or will we want to stay in the city the whole time (i.e. is there enough in the city to keep us busy for a week)? Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks!

      1 Answer May 28, 2015 at 9:38 PM
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      Are they the same place ?

      La Rochelle Oct 6, 2014 at 2:38 AM

      Are Gare SNCF and Gare De La Rochelle seperate station or same place.?

      3 Answers Oct 7, 2014 at 3:45 AM
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      Best stay Rochefort or La Rochelle

      La Rochelle Sep 25, 2014 at 5:09 AM

      I hope to visit both La Rochelle and Rochefort staying 2 nights in one or the other and visiting the other.in your opinion which is best to stay. Thanks.

      6 Answers Sep 26, 2014 at 6:46 AM
    • What to do

      Poitiers Aug 7, 2014 at 12:43 AM

      I am thinking of booking a weekend away to Poitier for my hubby and I, can anyone tell me what it's like? We like walking and culture, eating out and a few drinks ! Do all bars close early and stay closed Sundays. Any comments appreciated . We are young 50's

      2 Answers Aug 7, 2014 at 2:09 AM
    • TGV-angouleme-parking

      Angoulême Jul 5, 2014 at 2:53 AM

      we take the TGV sunday and want to get to Angouleme by car. Does anyone know a cheap park-possibilety for ca. 14 days?

      1 Answer Jul 6, 2014 at 3:16 AM
    • Angouleme for bastille day

      Angoulême Jun 29, 2014 at 2:40 AM

      Hi, I'm planning a trip to France in July. Is Angouleme a good place to be for Bastille Day? I'm trying to choose between Angouleme and Bordeaux - can anyone tell me what to expect? Will there be festivities during the day on 14 July? Or is it mainly in the evening with fireworks?
      Thank you, Yvette

      1 Answer Jun 29, 2014 at 10:29 AM
    • english speaking

      Poitiers Jun 23, 2014 at 4:55 AM

      do a lot of the locals speak English as my French is ok but not great

      9 Answers Jun 23, 2014 at 10:23 AM
    • Taxi from La Rochelle Airport to Les Mathes

      La Rochelle Jun 18, 2014 at 6:15 AM

      Hi, I'm looking to arrange for a taxi to take 9 people (4 adults & 5 children) to Les Mathes. Does anyone know of a taxi company who would be able to facilitate this request, and the approximate cost of a return journey ? Kind Regards, Dave

      1 Answer Jun 18, 2014 at 7:01 AM
    • concert on the beach July 2014

      Royan Apr 22, 2014 at 2:19 PM

      what dates are these concert evenings in July 2014?

      1 Answer Apr 22, 2014 at 2:28 PM
    • Public transport from La Rochelle to La Griere

      La Rochelle Apr 6, 2014 at 2:06 AM

      How can we get from La Rochelle to La Griere by public transport?
      Many thanks

      1 Answer Apr 6, 2014 at 4:31 AM
    • la rochelle to la palmyre

      La Rochelle Mar 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM

      can you go by train or bus from la Rochelle airport to La Palmyre or must you take a taxi

      6 Answers Jul 7, 2014 at 2:51 AM
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      Getting from Poitiers to Saint-Savin

      Poitiers Feb 8, 2014 at 7:53 AM

      I assume it must be easy to get from Poitiers to Saint-Savin by bus or train but ... can anyone confirm that

      Thanks in advance
      Marek

      6 Answers Feb 8, 2014 at 9:27 AM
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      Cheap accomodation for a few days in Poitiers

      Poitiers Feb 8, 2014 at 7:01 AM

      Hi all virtual tourists :)
      I have been searching for any cheap accomodation in Poitiers, I mean hostels that are from 10 to 15 or so euro per night, but urfortunately I haven't found any :(
      I am crazy about romanesque architecture and I would love to visit church in Poitiers and the one in Saint-Savin nearby, but I can only afford cheap accomodation ( 3 nights ).
      Does anybody have any suggestions ?
      I would be very grateful
      Marek from Poland

      8 Answers Feb 8, 2014 at 9:54 AM
    • Travel from La Rochelle to Marans

      Marans Jan 3, 2014 at 3:59 PM

      Is there a bus or other transportation from La Rochelle to Marans?

      1 Answer Jan 4, 2014 at 2:12 AM
    • driving with kids

      Parthenay Oct 31, 2013 at 7:04 PM

      Is it reasonable to drive down from Paris to Parthenay with small children in less than a day? Have not been to France so I can check distances but am not sure how long it actually take to get anywhere.

      Thanks!

      2 Answers Nov 1, 2013 at 4:39 AM
    • Cycling around Angoulême

      Angoulême Oct 18, 2013 at 3:00 AM

      Are there good cycling routes around the town? We would like to do routes of ±30 - 50 km starting and ending in and around the town because we will stay in the town for about 7 nights. Johan, South Africa

      1 Answer Oct 18, 2013 at 7:38 AM
    • How can i get reasonable Taxis in poitiers

      Poitiers Oct 6, 2013 at 10:22 AM

      How much do taxi's cost. E.g calling a taxi to take you to the club. I hear taxi`s in poitiers start charging u from the minute they start making their way down to get to u. I find that quite ridiculous! Any help?

      6 Answers Oct 6, 2013 at 11:52 AM
    • St Michael bas relief date?

      Chauvigny Oct 1, 2013 at 12:37 AM

      Has the bas relief of St Michael and the dragon outside le Collégiale de St Pierre been dated? Since it's not mentioned on sites that describe the Roman sculptures I suspect it's much later. Thanks for your help

      1 Answer Oct 1, 2013 at 12:20 PM
    • remnant and fabric shops in cognac

      Cognac Sep 1, 2013 at 11:18 AM

      Last week I purchased some remnant fabric from a shop in cognac but have lost the receipt and cannot remember the name. I wanted to see if it is possible to buy from them online. Can anyone help me out here

    • English novels

      La Rochelle Aug 8, 2013 at 4:12 AM

      Is there a bookshop in La Rochelle where I can buy a novel or 2 for my holiday reading - my Kindle has just broken and I have a couple more weeks of holidays still!

      3 Answers Aug 8, 2013 at 8:37 AM
    • Public transport between Charroux and Poitiers

      Charroux Aug 2, 2013 at 7:24 AM

      Hi
      How easy is it to travel between Poitiers and Charroux by public transport and how frequent are the links?
      thanks

      2 Answers Aug 4, 2013 at 5:01 AM
    • shopping for warm clothes!!

      Bressuire Jun 7, 2013 at 8:19 AM

      will i get sweaters etc during winter at reasonable price or should i carry it from here. \i come from a tropical country.

    • atms in la flotte

      La Flotte May 7, 2013 at 7:54 AM

      where are the atms located in la flotte

      1 Answer May 7, 2013 at 8:18 AM
    • Bus Service

      Confolens Apr 26, 2013 at 2:36 AM

      Is there a bus that goes from Confolens to La Rochelle

      1 Answer Apr 26, 2013 at 3:03 AM