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Hello can anyone help me where I can find a timetable for a bus from Aix en Provence to Cadenet or nearby?
We arrive at the train station Aix en Provence with the TGV on a saturday and need to have a connection to Cadenet
I cant find anything in the net. Any information is or ideas appreciated. many thanks
We are travelling in France for 16 days in August (2 adults and 2 kids (ages 13 and 7). We are wondering if we should rent a car or take the train to see France. We have modified a bit a two week itinerary that takes you from North Atlantic Coast to the Mediteranean. Hoping to leave Paris visit Normandy, then Nantes, La Rochelle, Bordeaux , Carcassonne. Pont Gard and end up in Marseille. What is best bet for using time efficiently and cost? thanks for any tips
Hi ... can you recommend a hotel near the TGV station in Aix en Provence?
Would like something 3 star-ish. Or maybe 4 star.
Does anyobe have any good recommendations for a nice place to have a couple of drinks in Paris for me and my girlfriend?
Hard to say what I mean by nice but probably places that are atmospheric, not dead quiet but not belting out loud pop music, something "Parisian/French".
We are staying in Montmartre so North Paris is especially good.
Hi all -
I've got three days (Sept 21-23) to get in some hiking around Chamonix. Ideally, I'd love to hike from mountain hut/hostel to hostel - similar to the Stubai Tyrol in Austria.
I've done loads of digging on Thorntree and via Google, and strangely can't find any good resources. I even pinged the tourism office at Chamonix but no luck.
The only thing I have found is lots of info about longer treks (1 week / 2 week) around Mt. Blanc or into Switzerland, but they aren't really applicable to our time constraints.
Soooo, throwing myself at the mercy of the Thorn Tree community, I'm hoping you guys might be able to help. :)
Can you suggest any 3 day / 2 night trips up in the mountains that start and end around Chamonix? We're limited to public transportation and need to fly in/out of Geneva, so that restricts our flexibility a bit. The other wrinkle is that many (bu... more »
I know the experts will think i'm mad and will hold me in contempt for trying this but i am keen to give this busy itinerary a try. Consider this itinerary the before and i will post on my return about the afters for comparison.
I've bought a four day museum pass for 54euros. And plan to use it to the hilt. I will be in paris for 9 days though and below is my intinerary. The main reason for buying the museum pass is to save time in queues. I will probably break even cost wise if i see two places a day and anymore would be a bonus. I figure i can spend 2-3 hours in most of the bigger museums before exhaustion and for the lourvre i can take the whole day with a decent lunch break in a park somewhere outside.
If you were looking at a map you could see that im going to try to see things that are close together to reduce travelling time between sites. And i am intending to use my b... more »
My wife & I are traveling at the beginning of July with 2 little kids (4 & 7). We are driving from Barcelona to Cannes and are looking for some interesting stopping points (wineries, restaurants, interesting little towns, etc) for our drive and maybe and overnight spot to break up the trip. Maybe a B&B connected to a winery? Any suggestions?
Hi ... I'm booking rail tickets ex Australia for France and previously have used an agnecy but which is the best site to do it myself (TGV + regional trains)
I am looking for cheap hotel , but it seems to be very difficult.
Travelling time will be in July.
Airport hotel prices are quite good, but how long does it takes to get city?
Any experiences about apartments ? Housetrip.com ?
Are they reliable?
My in-laws are set to celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2014, and my romantic father-in-law is looking to rent an apartment in Paris from April 20th to June 14th with enough room to host friends and family who are lucky enough to drop in.
He's looking at the more traditional sites, and while I know about vrbo.com and airbnb.com, I'm checking in to see if anybody has suggestions for other sites we may not be familiar with. Or have been in a similar situation and have tips.
Naturally, there are financial constraints that we'll need to work around; specifically, he'd like to stay within $1,200 a week ($175 a night or about $5,000 a month). And he'd like to be in an area that's easy for a 70-something couple to walk around. And he'd kill me if I didn't mention "great restaurants" — then, it's Paris.
Any help is much appreciated. They're wonderful, and I'd love to steer them in ... more »
I just wanted to ask if anyone had done a cycling tour of the lore region before and what they could tell me about it. it certainly looks really good and a chance to see the countryside yet the main company that offers it is pretty expensive. is it possibile to just rent a bike for a few days and go off yourself?
if so what are the best Chateau's to visit and what can be done to make the trip any bit cheaper yet still over an exciting few days
In August, I will be visiting Paris with friends and I'm looking for eating with french people.
Did you know a website which offer french home dinner?
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Hi, Going to France - Switzerland for 5 weeks. Never driven there before but giving it a go. What is best Map Reading or GPS?
Hi! I am traveling thru Bordeaux on the way to a yoga retreat in a few days. We need to bring our own mat, but I don't want to lug it all around with me... Anyone have any suggestions on where I can purchase a mat (preferably cheap) in Bordeaux? Thanks so much!!
I would highly recommend hotel ALTAIR, in Nice which is very close to the main railway station, very clean and peaceful place and very helpful staff with good knowledge of English, which is not often the case in France.
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