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Where can I ski in France? Difficulty level: Cheaply?

Hi, I am looking for tips or advice on how to ski cheaply in France. [more inside]
posted by bquarters on Nov 6, 2013 - 3 answers

A micro Tour de France?

Business takes me to Paris next month, and I'd like to tack on a several-day cycling excursion to the trip. Can you recommend any tour companies? Snowflake details inside. [more inside]
posted by Dashy on Jun 11, 2013 - 5 answers

Where should we go this summer?

Girlfriend and I are looking to get away this August, and we're looking for destinations. We want to spend ~10 days relaxing, experiencing some natural beauty, being warm, eating delicious food (both of the restaurant variety and the pick-up-bread-and-cheese-from-the-local-vendor variety) and generally unplugging from day-to-day life. Not big partiers, but we'd frequent the local cafe/pub. Something like a little cottage in the south of France would be our dream, but we're working with a budget of ~$4000 all-inclusive, so France may have to wait. We're 30ish and live in Boston. Idea us please!
posted by violinflu on May 10, 2013 - 28 answers

Tips and advice for a trip to London and Paris

I finally saved up enough flyer miles for a flight to Europe and I am super excited since I've never been. I'm planning on a week in London and then a week in Paris, advice for things to do while I'm there would be much appreciated. [more inside]
posted by xtine on May 6, 2013 - 21 answers

Basque Country or south of France?

Basque Country of south of France for post-Christmas vacation? [more inside]
posted by kookaburra on Oct 30, 2012 - 4 answers

Now what?

HoneymoonFilter: in a couple of weeks, we're flying into Olbia, Sardinia where a rental car is waiting for us and flying out of Ajaccio, Corsica ten days later. I haven't booked or planned anything in between. Any itinerary suggestions or tips on what we shouldn't miss? Thanks.
posted by halogen on Jul 15, 2012 - 3 answers

what vegan food should I bring on my trip to Paris?

I'm vegan and planning a trip to Paris. What staples, if any, should I bring to round out meals I'll be making in the vacation rental where I'll be staying? [more inside]
posted by fireflies on Apr 26, 2012 - 16 answers

Butter or more butter?

Attention cheese, butter and cider-lovers: Where to go in Brittany or Normandy? [more inside]
posted by Liesl on Feb 27, 2012 - 5 answers

Plan my trip to France

I am going to France for the first two weeks of May. What should I do? Where should I go? Where should I stay? [more inside]
posted by jeather on Dec 3, 2010 - 14 answers

Mediterranean holiday ideas...

So, my father, sister and I are planning a trip to Europe in mid-June. We need to work out quite where. I need to be able to fly in from London, the others to train or fly to wherever from Lyon. We need to go somewhere where we can stay for about 6 days, and there will be enough to entertain us there or in nearby town. I was wondering about Malta, my sister thought Genoa, my father thought St Tropez (our budget is not endless so perhaps not) Any suggestions?
posted by curious zoe on May 3, 2010 - 4 answers

Help plan a Mom-friendly trip from Paris to Barcelona!

In May I'll host my mother and sister for a 10-day European holiday, starting in Paris and flying out of Barcelona. It's my Mom's first time in Europe! How can I plan a trip that's unforgettably awesome but not too overwhelming? [more inside]
posted by nicoleincanada on Feb 27, 2010 - 20 answers

Where should I go in the south of France?

Can you recommend a great place to stay in the south of France in early september? [more inside]
posted by aeighty on Jun 2, 2009 - 5 answers

In/Around France at the end of May - help?

I need to be in Lyon the first week of June, just for a day or so. I can take a week or so of vacation at that same time, but I'm having some sort of vacation paralysis deciding specifics. I am willing to consider all sorts of options. [more inside]
posted by KAS on Apr 10, 2009 - 4 answers

24 Hours of Le Mans Tips?

Anyone have advice on attending 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time? Where to be at what times, where to stay, other things to do besides watch the race, any other little tips, etc.
posted by patr1ck on Apr 3, 2009 - 1 answer

Screw Chevy Chase

I'm looking for underrated, obscure European vacation stops. [more inside]
posted by Christ, what an asshole on Oct 1, 2008 - 33 answers

Going to Paris in October. What should I know?

I'm spending 4 days in Paris. I've never been to France, and I speak no French. This was a spur of the moment plane ticket purchase. But I don't want to be an unnecessarily annoying tourist. [more inside]
posted by eric1200 on Jun 10, 2008 - 34 answers

Itinerary for French scavenger hunt

Travelfilter: Help me plan a week-long scavenger hunt throughout France. [more inside]
posted by proj08 on Apr 30, 2008 - 7 answers

Strange Places in Paris

What odd things are there to do in Paris? [more inside]
posted by Julnyes on Mar 5, 2008 - 19 answers

Summer in Provence?

Any personal experiences with or advice regarding gites/vacation villages in France? [more inside]
posted by katemonster on Nov 29, 2006 - 3 answers

Tips and tricks for travel by train in Italy and France?

Tips and tricks for travel by train in Italy and France? [more inside]
posted by CaptApollo on Jun 30, 2006 - 18 answers

Help me kill time like Oscar.

I want to stay in the French Riviera for a couple of weeks in August. However, much of the research I'm doing implies that it's horribly overpopulated and overdeveloped. Can you suggest a good town, island, or village in which to stay? [more inside]
posted by Netzapper on Jun 6, 2006 - 9 answers

Cheap air travel in France

We're going to the south of France in November, and have been investigating options between Paris and Provence. TGV train, Air France between Charles DeGaulle and Marseille etc. Then my wife discovers EasyJet. Orly to Marseille, Eight euros plus tax each way. How the hell does this work? Eight Euros? It costs more to take the train into town from the airport than that.

Someone want to give me the heads up on the EasyJet business model and why other forms of transport aren't obsolete. Why would anyone do anything other than this?

Merci
posted by Keith Talent on Aug 26, 2004 - 17 answers

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