Hotel de la Mer
Travel Blogs from Juan-les-Pins
... miniature Versailles on a hilltop, add in a panoramic view of the Cote d'Azur, and an hourly changing of the guard in white uniforms and you'll about have it. Pyramids of old canonballs and several old canons lined the front of the palace, a visual representation of its military prowess. Opting against the steep entry fee to view inside, we simply enjoyed the lovely hilltop view and returned to the bus stop. It was a relatively quick 40 minutes back to ...
... is so going to come in handy. Arrived Montecatini at 5.30pm....immediately asked directions to the nearest dress shop.....I was so hot. Anyway...shot down the street..a left, right....wait for the train at the railway crossing...left...found the most wonderful shop where the shop assistant and I got the giggles trying to mime to one another...(get me away from France and the new language totally escapes me!)....anyway...bought 4 dresses. Yep, 4. That's 4. I am sick of ...
... night to check it out and see all the famous places that we have read about over the years. We left the Silver Beast at home and opted for the train, which was about a 15 minute walk from our hotel. The train ride itself from Juan Les Pins to Cannes was also about 15 minutes. The Cannes train station is a few blocks off the action, but once we hit the main drag it was full on glitz and glamour. The road was busy and full of really expensive cars, I ...
We got back to Nice quite late and the flower market was mostly closed, so missing that, we enjoyed some drinks and nachos at a local Irish pub (!) then headed down the promenade along the beach. Before it got too dark, we hopped a tram and bus home, with Monaco and the Rothschild estate in cap ferret on the way on our plan for Sunday.
Bastille Day Waiting for the Bus and Train
Of course, July 14th is Bastille Day for the French so we ended ...
After a Celebratory last night at PGL Mimosa where everyone went a bit wild before a night off, Chloe dropped me at Beziers train station with a prepaid ticket to Monaco. Starting to feel ill with a cold and after a late night I slept most of the way. Woke to travel through Cannes, Antibes and Change at Nice, all names conjuring blue skies, films and yachtie talk. The coast line of the Cote d'azur is much more ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility