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Scooter from nice to Monaco or train ride
Drive the coast - Monte Carlo, eze, antibes
Monaco changing of the guard
Kosher and Chabad and shul in nice
Kosher and Chabad in cannes
Monaco aquarium
Monaco palace tour
Nice beach is Rocky and European
Full tour -
http://www.startour.fr/us/tours/tour1.php
http://www.nexus-communication.com/startour//us/tours/tour1.php
Day trip to Provence drive thru Gorges du verdon - Jewish history in Provence

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Re: Nice, France Master Thread
« Reply #60 on: April 28, 2014, 12:12:45 PM »
What's wrong with flying?
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Re: Nice, France Master Thread
« Reply #61 on: April 28, 2014, 12:43:13 PM »
No issue however  am planning on arriving in Venice Friday afternoon. The only reasonable flight is  Sunday night and I'm still debating if that is too short. If driving is an option I would think about staying in Venice an extra day (unless you think it's long enough in Venice and I should head over to Nice Sunday night anyway?)

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Re: Nice, France Master Thread
« Reply #62 on: April 28, 2014, 12:59:29 PM »
Chilukei deos. I arrived in VCE friday afternoon and was planning to leave Monday afternoon and was bored so I left first thing Monday morning
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Re: Nice, France Master Thread
« Reply #63 on: April 28, 2014, 01:05:48 PM »
Chilukei deos. I arrived in VCE friday afternoon and was planning to leave Monday afternoon and was bored so I left first thing Monday morning

Ok thanks. It seems that the Sunday night flight option might not be so bad after all. If I feel like I should've stayed in Venice longer it'll just be a good reason to go back :-)

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Re: Nice, France Master Thread
« Reply #64 on: April 28, 2014, 02:47:40 PM »
Has anyone taken the overnight train from Nice to Paris? What has your experience been?

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Re: Nice, France Master Thread
« Reply #65 on: April 29, 2014, 04:06:15 PM »
No issue however  am planning on arriving in Venice Friday afternoon. The only reasonable flight is  Sunday night and I'm still debating if that is too short. If driving is an option I would think about staying in Venice an extra day (unless you think it's long enough in Venice and I should head over to Nice Sunday night anyway?)

how much did you find flights for and which airline?
i plan on being in venice in august and would like to go afterwards to a beach town


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Re: Nice, France Master Thread
« Reply #66 on: April 30, 2014, 01:47:27 PM »
how much did you find flights for and which airline?
i plan on being in venice in august and would like to go afterwards to a beach town

it seems AF has flights to Nice from Venice every Friday and Sunday for around $71

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Re: Nice, France Master Thread
« Reply #67 on: May 07, 2014, 10:41:39 AM »
Any suggestions on a nice hotel in Nice?

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Re: Nice, France Master Thread
« Reply #68 on: July 27, 2014, 12:36:58 AM »
Is "Kosher Beth Din" hashgacha a good hechsher - I see a list of kosher restaurants on this website http://www.123cacher.com/en/kosher_restaurant/kosher-restaurants.php but am curious if that means Glatt etc.

Also - does Nice have the same vile and rampant antisemitism/riots that is found in Paris?

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Nice/Cannes/Juan Les Pins
« Reply #69 on: July 28, 2014, 05:05:28 PM »
I am planning a trip to the cote d'azur and am still not sure in which city I should stay. All of the above have kosher restaurants and chabad. Which place would be nicest for Shabbos? Has anyone ever stayed in Juan Les Pins (Antibes)? What are the pro/cons of each city?   Are there kosher restaurants I could go to on Shabbos? Any suggestions are welcome.

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Re: Nice, France Master Thread
« Reply #70 on: August 05, 2014, 09:38:02 PM »
Le Tovel in Cannes is occasionally open Friday night. You can always order takaway on Thursday. The Chabad mashgiach comes in/out and the owner goes to shul on shabbos. There are 2 bakeries where chabad checked the baguettes and lights the fire so it's pas yisroel.

There's a pretty good (but filthy) bakery in Juan Lis Pines.

AFAIK Nice beis din shecita is not glatt.
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Monaco master thread
« Reply #71 on: August 12, 2014, 02:45:35 AM »
As I'm flying to nice next week I was looking for details about Monaco but couldn't find anything.

So can anyone tell me about the place. 

I'll start with the following questions:

1: is it worth it to go there?
2: what are the must see?
3: is there anything kosher there?

Thanks.

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Re: French Riviera (Cannes, Nice, Monaco) Master Thread
« Reply #72 on: August 12, 2014, 05:06:18 AM »
I will be going to Monaco in a few hours and will hopefully be able to better answer these questions then. As far as food I don't believe there is anything kosher in Monaco but there are kosher restaurants in Nice which is about a half hour train ride away.

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Re: French Riviera (Cannes, Nice, Monaco) Master Thread
« Reply #73 on: August 12, 2014, 08:45:43 AM »
As I'm flying to nice next week I was looking for details about Monaco but couldn't find anything.

So can anyone tell me about the place. 

I'll start with the following questions:

1: is it worth it to go there?
2: what are the must see?
3: is there anything kosher there?

Thanks.
1. Yes
2. Palace, casino, super yachts in the harbour.
3. No kosher restaurants. There is however an option to have kosher dinner at the Fairmont (provided by an outside caterer). http://m.fairmont.com/monte-carlo/dining/kosher-food/

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Re: French Riviera (Cannes, Nice, Monaco) Master Thread
« Reply #74 on: August 12, 2014, 08:53:49 AM »
Is Beth Din of Nice acceptable?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: French Riviera (Cannes, Nice, Monaco) Master Thread
« Reply #75 on: August 12, 2014, 05:15:21 PM »
I didn't eat their meat, but I know people that do. Ask around (although when I asked at Chabad, I felt that they were biased against BD).

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Re: French Riviera (Cannes, Nice, Monaco) Master Thread
« Reply #76 on: August 12, 2014, 06:10:51 PM »
Is Beth Din of Nice acceptable?
Not glatt afaik
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Re: French Riviera (Cannes, Nice, Monaco) Master Thread
« Reply #77 on: August 12, 2014, 07:26:20 PM »
Ok just got back from a day trip to monaco. Definitely worth a visit especially since it's a pretty quick train ride from Nice. I found both the Casino and the Palace less than exciting (I did not however go into the palace just saw it from the outside) but the views are absolutely magnificent. Take a long walk around the coastline and bring a good camera. It's breathtaking.

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Re: French Riviera (Cannes, Nice, Monaco) Master Thread
« Reply #78 on: March 07, 2015, 11:47:39 PM »
Ok just got back from a day trip to monaco. Definitely worth a visit especially since it's a pretty quick train ride from Nice. I found both the Casino and the Palace less than exciting (I did not however go into the palace just saw it from the outside) but the views are absolutely magnificent. Take a long walk around the coastline and bring a good camera. It's breathtaking.
Any knowledge on current Anti-semitism situation in Nice/Cannes? Is it pretty similar to Paris?

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Re: French Riviera (Cannes, Nice, Monaco) Master Thread
« Reply #79 on: March 08, 2015, 11:37:18 AM »
Any knowledge on current Anti-semitism situation in Nice/Cannes? Is it pretty similar to Paris?
would definitely go with with a cap