Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 First Solo Adventure
  2. 2 Amalfi itinerary help needed
  3. 3 Airline to Rome
  4. 4 Trains in Italy
  5. 5 Dublin Luggage storage
  6. 6 Italy with baby - where to go?
  7. 7 Croatia short sail trip
  8. 8 The Alhambra Private Tour Guide
  9. 9 Swimming in Camogli, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
  10. 10 Where??-2 night trip from London
  11. 11 Mid/late November: Tuscany or Andalucia? (1 week)
  12. 12 Alitala
  13. 13 Hotels in Copenhagen
  14. 14 Clueless, planning trip to Scotland
  15. 15 Just curious--why Airbnb?
  16. 16 Family Transportation from Heathrow- justairports or Express?
  17. 17 Low Cost Holidays Package
  18. 18 Hiking/Photographing the Black Forest
  19. 19 Which Hotel in Rome
  20. 20 First Solo Adventure
  21. 21 Are you interested in visiting Iceland or you already have?
  22. 22 Travelling alone to Turkey @18
  23. 23 Georgia in 4 days
  24. 24 Where should I go with my family?
  25. 25 Tasting sherry in Jerez
View next 25 » Back to the top

France Trip help - Paris, Burgundy, Provence, French Riviera

Jump to last reply

Hello again!

My husband and I are planning a trip to France in September. We were in Italy for 3 weeks in May, so visiting many museums and churches are not necessary.

Here are our thoughts:
Fly into Nice and out of Paris
2 week trip

I am seeking recommendations for Day trips from Nice.
I am seeking some day trips from Paris. We are already planning to visit Versailles.

When in Provence and Burgundy, what are some good base towns?
Here, we would like to stay a few nights(2 or 3) in the countryside or in a Farmhouse. Does anyone have any recommendations?. I am having a harder time finding places in France than i did for Italy. We would like to stay in an area that has vineyards and rolling hills. We would need to stay in a place that is relatively close to a main train station since we won't have a car, but don't mind paying for a taxi to the farmhouse. Since we won't have a car, we will need a restaurant nearby or on the grounds and a possible nearby village where we can walk the streets or grab something to eat.

Would you recommend visiting Bordeaux?

Between Bordeaux, Provence and Burgundy which 2 should I visit. I don't think I want to travel to all 3. Can I do 1 area of the 3 as a day trip, and from where?

I am looking Recommendations needed for day tours or cooking classes.

We absolutely loved Italy and will be returning for another trip, but until then, would it be wise to fly into Milan, stay in Lake Como then head to Nice and move our way up towards Paris?

Any other recommendations would be greatly appreciated for places to visit while in France are appreciated.

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement