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Where to stay in Nice

Where to stay in Nice

Travelers looking for an escape to the Mediterranean who still want urban amenities and attractions might choose Nice over nearby Cannes, St Tropez or Monaco. Nice is the fifth-largest city in France and he capital of the French Riviera, therefore drawing tourists in for more than just pretty beaches. When you come to Nice, there many places to stay. Downtown Nice is fairly compact, and very walk able, so no matter where you stay, you won’t have trouble reaching other neighborhoods and attractions of Nice. We’ve rounded up some of the best areas to choose from when deciding where to stay in Nice. We will cover off all types of Nice accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Nice hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Nice France, the best Nice hotels, best places in Nice to visit, the best places to stay in Nice, hotels near…
Where to stay in Cannes

Where to stay in Cannes

One of the most famous towns along the French Riviera is Cannes, home of the Cannes Film Festival, which draws movie stars from all over the world each spring. During the rest of the year, Cannes still draws the rich and famous jet-set who anchor their yachts off-shore and come to enjoy magnificent beaches, scenic islands and world-renowned shopping. While there are many luxury hotels here, it’s also possible to find Cannes hotels for travelers with a bit less to spend. We’ll help you decide what area to stay in Cannes, as well as recommend several Cannes hotels, in the city centre and surrounding areas. We will cover off all types of Cannes accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Cannes hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Cannes France, the best Cannes hotels, best places in Cannes to visit, the best places to stay in Cannes,…
Where to stay in Saint Tropez

Where to stay in Saint Tropez

Saint Tropez calls to mind an exotic locale on the French Riviera, flooded with movie stars and royalty. After an exclusive peak of jet set tourism in the 1960’s, St Tropez France is still a popular destination on the Cote d’Azur, although much more accessible to travelers of all budgets. As you plan your French Riviera getaway, you’ll need to decide the best area to stay in St Tropez. We’ve rounded up some of the best resorts in St Tropez, as well as the best beaches in St Tropez to help you decide what area to stay in St Tropez. This where to stay in St Tropez guide, we will cover off all types of Saint Tropez accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Saint Tropez hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Saint Tropez France, the best Saint Tropez hotels, best places in Saint Tropez to…
Where to stay in Paris – Close to Famous attractions. Paris is a fairly compact city, so no matter where you decide to stay you should be able to get around the rest of city fairly easily. We’ve done our best to provide a list of accommodations close to famous sites around Paris depending on your budget and your travelling style.

Where to stay in Paris – Close to Famous attractions

Paris is a fairly compact city, so no matter where you decide to stay you should be able to get around the rest of city fairly easily. Paris is divided into 20 arrondissements aka districts. The numbering spirals from 1 to 20 in a clockwise direction from the front of the cathedral. Paris is the city of romance and baguettes (haha!), it’s a perfect destination for spend a few days exploring all the delicious foods an wonderful sights including the Louvre (which you could easily spend an entire day in, it’s huge!), the famous Eiffel Tower where you can see 360 degree views of Paris, the Arc de Triomphe, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Pantheon (its not just in Rome), and the Moulin rouge. These are a few of the amazing sights that Paris has to offer.  This MUST read guide will cover off where to stay in Paris France,…
Where to stay in Marseille

Where to stay in Marseille

Nestled along the coastline of Provence, Marseille is the second largest city in France. From the old port to the Basilica Notre Dame to the surrounding beaches, there are tons of fun things to do in Marseille. The most difficult part of your trip may be deciding what to do and where to stay in Marseille. With our guide to the best Marseille neighborhoods, you can find the best places in Marseille, and for each neighborhood, the best hotels in Marseille France for every budget. We will cover off all types of Marseille accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Marseille hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Marseille, the best Marseille hotels, best places in Marseille to visit, the best places to stay in Marseille, hotels near Marseille attractions, Marseille neighborhood guide and many more. Plan your trip to France Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check…
Where to stay in Annecy

Where to stay in Annecy

Annecy France is a fairytale town with a lake of the same name, but many people want to know “Where is Annecy France?” This is a good thing, as tourism hasn’t yet spoiled Annecy as in other parts of Europe, so it’s a wonderful destination for France travellers who want to get off the beaten path. With so many things to do in Annecy, deciding where to stay is an excellent first step in planning your trip. With these neighborhoods and hotels, Annecy accommodation is just a click away. From the shores of Lake Annecy to the old town center, these are the best places to stay in Annecy. We will cover off all types of Annecy accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Annecy hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Annecy France, the best Annecy hotels, best places in Annecy to visit, the best places…
Is a Day Trip from London to Paris via the Eurostar Train worth it?

Is a Day Trip from London to Paris via the Eurostar Train worth it?

Recently I went to England to visit some family an a sick little granny (don't worry she is okay now), while there I decided to spend a few days sightseeing in London and that then expanded to a"quick" day trip to Paris from London via the Eurostar. I've always wanted to see Paris, even if it was just for the day. Plan your trip to Europe Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for the UK.  Need data for your trip to Europe? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which is available to people from over 130 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover…
The Ultimate List of Things to do in Paris - Beyond the Popular Attractions. When you think about the icons of Europe, what comes to mind? There's a good chance that the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame or a scene along the Champs-Elysee are some of the images that pop up. These famous attractions should be at the top of every Paris bucket list, but there are so many more things to do in Paris beyond these popular attractions as well as some unusual things to do in Paris.

The Ultimate List of Things to do in Paris – Beyond the Popular Attractions

When you think about the icons of Europe, what comes to mind? There's a good chance that the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame or a scene along the Champs-Elysee are some of the images that pop up. These famous attractions should be at the top of every Paris bucket list, but there are so many more things to do in Paris beyond these popular attractions as well as some unusual things to do in Paris. Known as the City of Love, Paris has been a top European destination for decades, even as other cities like Prague and Amsterdam rise in popularity. According to statistics compiled by the folks at Hopper, Paris is the second most popular European destination searched by Americans. Thinking about a trip to Paris? Here are some ideas for pulling together the perfect Paris itinerary. Plan your trip to France Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID…
The Ultimate Guide to Saint Tropez

The Ultimate Guide to Saint Tropez

Think of that perfect postcard picture of the French Riviera, you know, the kind with vibrant hues, gorgeous architecture and turquoise waters. Now think of a tiny yacht-filled, shopping-friendly, gourmet-loaded fishing village that could be your dream destination, whether you’re looking for a lavish luxurious getaway or an exotic vacation within budget. If thinking about these sights is getting your heart racing, then travelling to Saint Tropez is just what you might be craving. Plan your trip to France Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for France. Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on France: Looking…
Budget Travel Guide for Paris

Budget Travel Guide for Paris

As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, the City of Love can be incredibly expensive to visit. That being said, visiting Paris can be as affordable as any other city in Western Europe, so long as you’re mindful about how your money is being spent. With some careful consideration and planning, you can easily visit this beautiful city without breaking the bank. You don’t have to compromise on seeing all the iconic Parisian sights either. You just have to be smart and plan ahead. Luckily, a lot of the research has already been done for you. Follow along this budget travel guide for Paris to learn how you can enjoy the city at a low cost and provide you with tips for traveling to Paris. Plan your trip to France Unsure about travelling during COVID? Check out the COVID travel requirements and restrictions for France. Need…