Is Bordeaux Worth Visiting? 21 Reasons to Visit Bordeaux France
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Is Bordeaux Worth Visiting? 21 Reasons to Visit Bordeaux France

Bordeaux isn’t just a wine region but is a city as well.  Of course, there are many vineyards to visit in Bordeaux area but there is so much more than that. Bordeaux is a beautiful city which is easy to visit because the Mayor of Bordeaux invested a lot of money on transport. As a French native, I know Bordeaux well and I think the city is worth a visit.  Below you will find out why. Where is Bordeaux Bordeaux is situated in the Aquitaine area of France.  The Aquitaine is in the southwest of France above the Pays Basque. Bordeaux is close to the Atlantic Ocean and is divided in two by the…

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Best Day Trips from Lyon France
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Best Day Trips from Lyon France

Lyon is a great city to visit because it is possible to take many fantastic day trips from Lyon which are within easy reach.  Lyon is also the gastronomic capital of France and there are many things to see and do in the city.  If you want detailed information about what to see and do in Lyon itself, make sure you read our post about why you should visit Lyon.  We definitely recommend you take a few days to explore this wonderful city using our walking tour!However, if you have more time, Lyon is also an excellent location to explore the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France.   The city is centrally located and has excellent transport…

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Is Lyon Worth Visiting? 21 Reasons to Visit Lyon France
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Is Lyon Worth Visiting? 21 Reasons to Visit Lyon France

Is Lyon Worth Visiting? My fiancée once asked me - Is Lyon worth visiting? As a French native who grew up in Lyon, I laughed and guessed why immediately.  Of course, like many tourists, she had spent hours with her family stuck in the traffic jams around Lyon on the motorway heading to the south of France.  She knew nothing more about Lyon France. Recently, I persuaded her to stay in Lyon and to discover some of my 21 reasons to visit this beautiful city. Where is Lyon in France ? Lyon is ideally located in the south east of France near the Alps and not too far from the Mediterranean Sea. Paris to…

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Things to Do in Lyon France – Best Lyon Walking Tour
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Things to Do in Lyon France – Best Lyon Walking Tour

Lyon Walking Tour The French city of Lyon is ideal to visit on foot because all the major Lyon attractions are close to each other. You can learn about Lyon and the best things to do in Lyon from many websites, but I grew up in Lyon and lived there for many years and want to share my local knowledge with you. In my opinion, the ideal starting point for a Lyon walking tour is Perrache railway station and from here you can reach all Lyon France points of interest on foot. However, you can use the tube, tram or bus if walking isn’t your style. A single ticket costs 1.80 Euro and you…

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Paris Metro is it Safe?
Paris Metro is it Safe

Paris Metro is it Safe?

16 lines, 205 Km of track. Paris Metro Is It Safe? Are you scared to use the Metro? I'm a French native and know the Paris Metro well. So, is the Paris Metro safe? This depends on your behaviour.  By that, I mean that if you are travelling and showing a lot of valuable objects, my answer will be yes you will be in danger. If you learn the Pickpockets' techniques, you are not going to have any problems. Of course, there are some areas that tourists should avoid.   I'm going to introduce you to the 10 pickpockets' techniques. Table of Content​ Listen for the 'door closing' signal Wake up Don't be too…

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How to Use Paris Metro
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How to Use Paris Metro

Step by Step Guide of How to use Paris Metro How to use Paris Metro? Don't get lost in front of the ticket machine or the metro map. Learn how to use the metro and find the right direction. Follow this guide to get your Paris weekend amazing. Guide written by a french native. To make the most of your time in Paris, make sure you read our Paris guide of what to do and where to stay. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HciKI0mN43w Table of contents History How the metro works How to buy a ticket Difference between Metro and RER Interesting Metro stations How to get to the airport How to go to Disneyland Paris   History…

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What to Do in Paris for 2 Days
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What to Do in Paris for 2 Days

What to Do in Paris for 2 Days What to do in Paris for 2 days ? In the words of Audrey Hepburn, ‘Paris is always a good idea.’  If you’re looking for a weekend away and just have 2 days, Paris is perfect.  Even though Olivier is French and was born in Paris, we still found new things to see in Paris in 2 days. This city never fails to please and it’s one of the most romantic places on the planet.  So, have you got a couple of days to spare?  Looking for a weekend break?  If so, here are our recommendation of things to see in Paris in 2 days.  …

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