Auberge de la Vignette Haute
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- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... tax haven. It has no income tax on individuals so as a result it attracts a number of individuals who are "tax refugees" from other countries. What is a "tax refugee", you may ask? It is a person who derives all their high-bracketed taxable income outside of Monaco and doesn't want to pay taxes on the income. However, with its well-known "tax refugee" laws, Monaco has attracted the attention of several international task forces looking ...
... with the culture of Nice. I found the old town nearby and saw the Parc de la colline du chateau, or rather, Castle Hill, the remains of a castle that was dismantled by soldiers of King Louis XIV in 1706. I walked towards it and realised how high I'd have to climb to get to the top. There were other options available, a lift which was free or a tourist train which probably wasn't free but I thought the walk up would be a better experience. It was a beautiful walk up ...
... to. From the memorial we went back the way we came, and feeling lazy, rather than climb the 213 steps, we took the elevator up to the summit of the headland. At the top is a place called Old Chateau. Once the site of a Roman fort, it is now a public park. After taking some photos of the view across Nice, some of the group stopped at the tuck shop for snacks, some went in search of toilets, and a couple of us went for a closer inspection of the ...
With small errands still to do and wanting to visit the tourism office we set out mid-morning to start ticking things off the list. I was able to get a new passport photo taken so we could finally send our applications off to be renewed and we came across a party supplies store to bit up a few bits to help dress Larz up for my birthday. With a billion tourist brochures in hand we headed back to the campsite to plan our next few days of adventuring, inbetween enjoying ...
... strip has more modern buildings, at least near the port where we were, than the 18th century architecture seen in Monte Carlo and parts of Nice. But just like Monaco and Nice there is a strong Italian influence as evident in the architecture and cuisine. As we were at the port we decided to check out the ferry to the nearby island Saint Maguerite. It was only 11,50 euro so we went for it. It turns out this is where the Man in the Iron ...