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Nice Old City

On the banks of river Loire and plenty to see and do with lots of nice shops. Easy walking with... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
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Nice city whith friendly athmosfere

Nice city whith friendly athmosfere and good night life (bistros) plenty of monuments and nice old... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

On the banks of river Loire and plenty to see and do with lots of nice shops. Easy walking with lots of places to have lunch.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Nice city whith friendly athmosfere and good night life (bistros) plenty of monuments and nice old houses with tradicional design

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pedro R
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice little town on the banks of the river Loire. Prosperity must have been gained from trade on the water. The town kept its identity and is just fine for a day of walking, shopping, wining and dining. The contrast with nearby Paris couldn't be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

this was a genuine surprise and the old town of Orleans was reminiscent of old Tudor looking towns of England such as Canterbury and York. We very much enjoyed the trip on the 'petit train' where information in English was given about the town. Well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

One thing I noted about Orleans is how quiet and clean it was. Easy to walk around and enjoy the old parts of the city. Plenty of pubs everywhere so it must have a student population. It also has a few great Michellan star restaurants...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

The old city of Orleans contains many fine buildings and churches and has an ambient atmosphere. One of the narrow streets has fantastic graffiti representing the voice of the future. Unfortunately, most of the restaurants and bars are tasteless, a mismatch with the beautiful surroundings.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

very beautiful and historical buildings you can have a nice walk across the center town , near to a lot of shops and restaurants also near to the beautiful la loire river

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Orleans was a pleasant surprise to me. I decided to stay on the edge of downtown on a whim while on a business trip, though i did not have business in the city. I went for a walk in the old town after dinner and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank biztrav123
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Old buildings in pristine conservation,streets absolutely clean, many goods stores and places to eat and drink . an example on how an touristic area should be maintened.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

The central of Orléans with narrow stoned streets is not very large but really beautiful. The are no cars and pedestrians can choose from several restaurants and small shops. Best part of city by far.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Val W
September 16, 2017|
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Response from Tantomile_11 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply, have been travelling a lot lately. Shops usually close around 18:00 in the downtown core. Some grocery / convenience stores are open until 19:00 or 20:00
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luii R
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Airport Shuttle Service From Carcassonne City (2 Replies)
Hello-Bonjour, I was wondering if anyone could help me with information regarding if there's any Airport Shuttle service running from Carcassonne Centre-ville to Toulouse Airport. Cheers
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Happy1derer
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Luggage storage & transport to Chemin des Bois (6 Replies)
The cycle tour I will take starts in Avignon, but unfortunately the hotel they use is La Ferme, about 6 km north of the city. I will arrive Avignon on a Saturday in June about noon, and am planning on leaving my luggage in the Centre-Ville train station while I do a walking tour of the city before proceeding to the hotel. I wonder if this service is available on Saturday, and if yes, does it close at a certain time. My apologies if this question seem silly, i.e. because I do not know if this...More
March 20, 2011|
Response fromIrishRovr|
The luggage lockers are available whenever the station is open which would certainly include Saturday afternoon. Your tour organizers should be able to advise you on transportation to the hotel or you might find the information on the hotel web site. if it is only 6 km a taxi should not be outrageously expensive. Absent any other suggestions I would just take one from the rank in front of the station.
CTow
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Cab from Avignon TGV to Isle sur l'Sorgue? (6 Replies)
There will be three of us travelling by train Oct 13th from Cagnes sur Mer to Antibes (transferring to another train) on to Antibe to then have to shuttle to Centre- Ville station to catch a train onto Isle sur la Sorgue. I am thinking that sounds like a slice of hell...does anyone know the approximate cost or even availability of taking a cab from Avignon TGV to Isle sur la'Sorgue? My undying appreciation in advance, CT
August 03, 2012|
Response fromsydneynick|
It is about 26 km (16 miles) from Avignon TGV station to L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. A taxi would want to be paid for the return journey, so I would think a cost of at least €55. Why not rent a car at Cagnes and drive to L'Isle? This would take about 3 hours along good quality motorway. You would need a car while you are staying in L'Isle anyway if you want to see the surrounding villages and countryside.