5 nights from paris

May 15th, 2012, 11:45 PM
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5 nights from paris

Hi all! We are in Paris mid June and then have 5 spare nites.
Will rent a car and and want to head towards Portofino with night 1 south of the champagne region. Any ideas where we can spend nites 2, 3, 4 would be appreciated. Thinking along the Riviera to monte carlo and up to Lisieux on nite 5... I know it sounds like cramming alot in but any advice would be welcome.
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May 16th, 2012, 01:18 AM
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st Paul De Vence If you haven't been Go! Fabulous hilltop village above Nice. Very charming and close to so many sights yet less crowded, especially at night.
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May 16th, 2012, 04:44 AM
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May 16th, 2012, 05:32 AM
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Are you ending your trip in Portofino? Seems like a long way to drive for a day in Portofino.
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May 16th, 2012, 08:46 AM
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I hope you're not renting a car in France and planning to drop it off in Italy - will cost you a fortune. If the idea is to get to Italy for a bit after Paris, fly. You can't imagine what a haul on the autoroutes is in store for you. And what's so special about Portofino that you'd contemplate this?
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May 16th, 2012, 03:16 PM
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Whoo! The responses you are getting are startled because you are treating France like southern California. Unless you think you can see a country by looking out a car window, consider this adjustment: Stay in Paris. There is still plenty to find new and different (I've been there 20 times.) If too restless, take the TGV to Avignon, settle in, take a day trip or rent a car to see the countryside. Slower is better.

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May 16th, 2012, 05:50 PM
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hey guys, we're bein' trolled.
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