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HOneymoon in France

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HOneymoon in France

we would like to honeymoon in the south of France. We thought maybe flying in to Nice and home from Paris. We live in NYC.

Is possible to see enough in one day if we stayed in Nice and took day trips to Monaco,St Trope,cassis, Marselle and possibly Provence. In what order should we go. What would be the best place to leave from to go to Paris. We will go back to NYC from Paris. Thanks

Any hotel suggestion in NIce and Paris would be appreciated. thanks

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1. Re: HOneymoon in France

How much time are you planning to spend in France? How do you want to split time between Paris and the Cote d'Azur? I think that the best start for you would be to get a good guideboook and do some research on the places that you want to visit....

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2. Re: HOneymoon in France

You can't do all these trips while staying in Nice. For example, Nice to Marseille takes at least 2.5 hours by train or by car.

Maybe you need to slit your time between Nice, Avignon and Paris.

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You definitely have France 101 concerns without giving us much info. :)

First, congratulations on your upcoming marriage!! France is certainly a wonderful honeymoon destination!

Second, it is an excellent idea re flying into Nice and out of Paris! So, how many nights on land will you have on this trip? Are you prepared to rent a car and drive? What is your per night hotel budget, if you want any specific recommends?

I agree with David above that you would greatly benefit from getting a guide book, e.g. Michelin Green Guide is always a great choice. Give it a quick review. Also, and perhaps more important than a guide book, purchase a Michelin map of France or just the South of France [there is a specific number for that map but I am too lazy to walk upstairs now and check :)], and highlight the route that you would want to cover. It should give you a good perspective of the distance involved in visiting all of the places on your list.

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4. Re: HOneymoon in France

Depending on the length of your honeymoon I think you need to decide if you want to visit the Cote d'Azur (Nice etc) or Western Provence (Marseille, Cassis).

Also what do you want to see - sun and sea, sight seeing or a bit of both.

Plus what time of year are you planning to visit and of course what is your budget?

Getting back to Paris is easy from either Nice or Marseille by either train or air - watch out for the budget flights with their baggage restrictions. This can make them more expensive than scheduled carriers.

Have a look at the Mercure Place Vendome in Paris. Small hotel tucked in a side street off The Place Vendome. Centrally situated to walk to all the major sights.

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