Amiens – Tips

Transport Getting There By Air Although there’s a small airport, the biggest airport serving Amiens is Paris’s third airport: Beauvais. Within Amiens Amiens is quite large, but the interesting parts are all concentrated in the city centre. There is a bus service The service is called AMETIS, and although not very widespread, you can get …

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Bayeux – Tips

Transport Getting There Ferry: The closest ferry harbours to and from the UK are Cherbourg, Caen/Ouistreham and Le Havre. Air: The international airport for Caen (click here to access the airport’s web site) is very close-by with regular flights to the UK. Within Bayeux There is no useable bus service, but you don’t need one. When entering the …

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Bayonne – Tips

Transport Getting there Air: The Biarritz airport is an international airport serving mostly French and European flights (it’s also Bayonne’s airport). The big operators all fly here; EasyJet, Ryanair, Air France, Lufthansa, SAS, SwissAir etc. Click here to access the airport web site for more information. Ferry: There are no ferry operators in the area. …

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Caen – Tips

What to do, what to see in Caen, Normandy. Tips where to go, how to get there.


Caudebec-en-Caux – Tips

Transport Getting There Ferry: Closest ferry harbours from the UK are Dieppe and Le Havre. Within Caudebec-en-Caux Caudebec is so small that you can walk from one end to the other in 10 minutes. Restaurants There are a couple of restaurants (normal French food, crepes, pizza), but only one springs out above any of them, …

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Deauville – Tips

Transport Getting There Train. There is a train link between Paris and the shared railway station of Trouville-sur-Mer and Deauville. There are several daily direct (and ones where you need to change) trains. Fastest time is 2 hours. Ferry: Closest ferry harbours from the UK are Ouistreham (Caen) and Le Havre. There is an irregular …

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Etretat view from the Southern cliffs

Etretat – Introduction

Etretat is Upper Normandy’s most popular tourist destination, particularly with the Parisians and locals. It is a small town (some 1500 inhabitants), but very picturesque and it has survived World War II almost intact. Its age can not be determined, but it is believed that it was there before the Vikings. Like most coastal towns …

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Etretat – Tips

Transport Getting There The only real way is by car/motorcycle and it will involve a bit of small road travel. There is a train service from Paris to Le Havre and from there you need to take a bus. TIP: If you are coming between April and September by car, come early and forget about …

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Lyon – Tips

Transport Getting There Lyon is a major transportation hub in France, second only to Paris. It is easy to get there in almost any kind of transportation. Air: Lyon has a major international airport with flights from many European and French cities. Click here for list of all direct destinations served by the Lyon airport. Within …

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Marseille – Tips

Transport Getting There Air: From both Paris airports, many flights per day, direct to Marseille, 1 hour 15. The airport also as many international flights daily. Within Marseille There is a very good transportation system in Marseille, with a very good and encompassing bus route and two metro lines. Prices are cheap. Restaurants Marseille, particularly …

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