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Looking for advice/suggestions for August trip.

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Looking for advice/suggestions for August trip.

My 16 yr old daughter will be spending 10 days in Mougin/South of France at teh beginning of AUgust before taking the train to Paris. We will have access to a car, but I am a little nervous about driving in cities or for long distance. This is a tentative schedule, please feel free to comment or make suggestions.

NYC; Aug 1 Flight to NCE 8:00 PM

Th 8/2 Arrive NCE(1:45 pm), will be picked up at airport and driven to Mougins

F 8/3 Day 2: Nice, France--Old City?

Sa 8/4 Day 3: Grasse, France/Perfumeria/ Grottos

Su 8/5 Day 4: Ferry to Ile St Maugerite

M 8/6 Day 6: Market Day, Cannes, Picasso museum

T 8/7 Day7: St.Tropez, Wineries

W 8/8 Day 8: SanRemo, Italy/Eze& Antibes, France

Th /8/9 Day 9: St Paul de Vence/Horseback ride/Rancho El Bronco

F 8/10 Day 10 Train to Paris(Noon). Have ticketrs so plan to arrive 11:30. Was going to call a taxi unless someone has a better idea?

Thank you in advance for your ideas and suggestions!

Peggy

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1. Re: Looking for advice/suggestions for August trip.

No one has anything to share? Are there wineries that have open tours? Is taxi best option to get to train station? Any other must see places or restaurants to try?

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2. Re: Looking for advice/suggestions for August trip.

A few quick thoughts:

Monday is the day that markets are closed

The Picasso museum is in Antibes and closed on Monday.

Perhaps swap Sunday with Monday and combine your trip to Ste Marguerite with Cannes (where the ferry leaves from)

If you are driving to St Remo, it would be possible to stop in Eze village on the way there or back.

Alternatively , combine Eze village with Nice

I presume you will catch your train to Paris from Cannes which is the most convenient rail station to Mougins so a taxi would probably be easiest

I presume you are driving to St Tropez, take the coast road from Cannes there for beautiful scenery, but be prepared to set off very early because Tuesday is market day in St Tropez and one of the busiest. Take the A8 back

Plenty of info on Trip Advisor regarding must see places and personal preferences. To search change the default to recent posts first

Hope this helps

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It does!! Thank you!

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4. Re: Looking for advice/suggestions for August trip.

Soooz has good suggestions. forget the wineries. you can also take a boat from Cannes to St tropex - the drive is a hairpin anytime and in August really long. When you go to San Remo, visit Bordigheria it's a prettier town also maybe Doce Acqua - an island town. Try not to rush arund too much.

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