France 2023

France – Nice

The French Riviera Part One: Including the French Riviera in our travels was a “must” for me because outside of Paris it might be the most famous part of France.  Nicknamed the Cote d’Azur (the blue coast) in 1887, the… Read More ›

France – Aix En Provence

Like Avignon, Aix-en-Provence has two train stations.  The TGV station (fast train) is located on the line between Avignon and Marseilles, but it is a $40 cab ride to Aix-en-Provence from that station.  I routed us from Avignon to Marseille… Read More ›

France – Avignon

Avignon was a city I’d heard of, but didn’t know much about.  I was planning an activity for us in the general area of Avignon, so it worked out good to stay there for a couple of nights. We had… Read More ›

France – Annecy

After Lyon, we started using trains to get where we were going. Our next stop was in Annecy for a few days. Annecy is not far from the border of Switzerland and is close to some famous ski resorts -like… Read More ›