Tag Archive for: Transport


All About Parking in Milan

Moving around the suburbs of Milan by car is convenient if you have a place to stay in the countryside, or planning a trip to the lake, and a must if you have small children or elderly relatives on the trip. You can rent a car from a website…
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Milan transport: all about bus, streetcar, and metro tickets

In Italy, the ticket system is unified – you can ride any form of public transport with a single ticket. Read more about transportation in Milan here.

What’s the RER and how do I use it?

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The RER is a part of public transportation in Paris. It's just as important for tourists to know as the metro. What's the RER? RER means reseau express regional d'Ile-de-France. It's a regional train network, but it doesn't just go around…
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Traveling to Paris by car: parking, traffic, tips

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Exploring Paris by car may not be the easiest option. But you can get to Versailles or Disneyland without depending on public transport. You can even go further afield, to the outskirts of Paris, to Normandy and Brittany, or even on a grand…
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How to save money on public transport in Paris

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Paris is a large city. The easiest way to get around it is on public transport, which is highly developed in Paris and its suburbs. There's one problem, though: tickets are fairly expensive, and the security guards are very strict. We'll tell…
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Instructions from locals on how to use the metro in Rome

The Rome metroplex is one of the smallest in Europe, and only stretches about 60 kilometers. It isn't very comfortable, so it often causes trouble for tourists. We'll tell you in detail how to correctly use the metro in Rome.  Step one:…

Navigo Pass in Paris

Navigo Pass is a transport smartcard that's used in buses, the metro, the regional RER train and Transilien (but not on the fast TGV trains). It's easy to use since it eliminates all the paper tickets, and it lets you freely move around on public…

Taxis in Rome: how much they cost and how to use them

Once you've been to Rome, when you think about the taxis there, you'll remember them as most expensive taxis in Europe, and some of the most expensive in the world. But despite the cost, tourists still have to use them sometimes. If you don't…
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How to use London’s double-decker buses

The red double-decker buses aren't just a tourist sight, but common public transport. The practical use of these huge buses is very important for the city life. At the end of the article you can download the important routes in the center of…

Advice for renting a car in France

A car isn't a luxury, but an effective means to study France, and its food, culture, and civilization. Let's go for a drive! Is it worth renting a car in Paris? If you're just going to be in the city, considering rental, parking and gas…
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How to save money on public transport in Rome

Public transport in Rome consists of buses, the metro, trolleys and trains. Sometimes it's hard for tourists to understand directions, as well as the process for buying tickets and travel cards. And most importantly, it's hard to know what's…
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How to get from Schiphol airport to the center of Amsterdam

After passing through standard passport control and baggage claim, you'll be in Schiphol's main hall. How can you get to Amsterdam from here? There are several options. A train is the easiest and quickest of all the public transport options.…
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Boat tours on the Seine in Paris

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River boat tours on the Seine are an excellent way to see the whole center of Paris in 90 minutes. The Seine isn't just a river, but the city's main road. Alongside it you'll find the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame, Conciergerie, Invalides…
How to get from Paris to Strasbourg

How to get from Paris to Strasbourg?

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Strasbourg is one of the most beautiful cities in France and one of Institutional seats of the European Union. We'll tell you how to get there from Paris and how much it can cost. For those who want to get nicely acquainted with this wonderful…

How to get to Lyon

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Lyon is one of the largest cities in France, and it's a historical and cultural center that's well worth a visit. Although the distance between Paris and Lyon is quite impressive (511 km), there are several ways to get there. To Lyon by plane You…
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How to get from Lyon airport to Grenoble and other resorts

If you're dreaming about the alpine resorts of France, you're in for a treat. The French Alps are well prepared to receive guests, with many resorts with all the amenities. Here's our guide for getting to the resorts in the Alps. Airplane…
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How to get to Biarritz?

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Biarritz is one of the most fashionable resorts on the Atlantic, located almost on the border of Spain and France. It could be called an Atlantic Nice. Tourists are attracted by the pleasant climate and elegant beauty of the city. To be one…
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How to ascend Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc is the highest point in the Alps and all Western Europe, at 4810m. It's not the most treacherous peak in the world of mountaineering, but it requires respect and attention: rockfalls, low temperatures, strong winds and snowfalls await…
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