Provence things to do

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Train des Merveilles

Price guide: Mid-range
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Expert overall rating:4.6 (out of 5)

Making tracks into the mountains.

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Russian Cathedral

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Expert overall rating:4.4 (out of 5)

Tsar quality: Russian magnificence in the middle of Nice.

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Expert overall rating:4.4 (out of 5)

Stopping atheists in their tracks.

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Expert overall rating:4.6 (out of 5)

Memories in monumental form.

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Les Iles de Lérins

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Expert overall rating:4.6 (out of 5)

After the clamour of Cannes, the peace of pines, prayer - and a prison.

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Segway Mobilboard

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Expert overall rating:4.4 (out of 5)

Watch out, I can't stop! Putting the zip into sight-seeing.

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Jardin Exotique

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Expert overall rating:4.3 (out of 5)

Prickly experience in Monaco's best gardens.

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Musée de l'Annonciade

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Expert overall rating:4.4 (out of 5)

Old modern art - yes, it makes as much sense as anything in St T..

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Casino de Monte Carlo

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Expert overall rating:4.4 (out of 5)

Suspend disbelief for the Never-Never Land spectacle of Monte Carlo.

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Trans Côte-d'Azur

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Expert overall rating:4.2 (out of 5)

Let’s go float a boat round the Côte.

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Oceanographic Museum

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Expert overall rating:4.3 (out of 5)

Fishing for knowledge in Monaco's best museum.

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Castle Hill

Price guide: Free
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Expert overall rating:4.6 (out of 5)

Picturesque hill-start for Niçois history.

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Musée Matisse

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Expert overall rating:4.5 (out of 5)

Great art from a grumpy genius.

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Expert overall rating:4.3 (out of 5)

A gallery fulfilling the Eastern promise ...

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La Croisette

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Expert overall rating:4.6 (out of 5)

Walking the walk – or strolling with stars (also with the rich, the joggers and the nut-cases).

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Forville Market

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Expert overall rating:4.5 (out of 5)

The sensual promise of pleasures of the flesh.

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Expert overall rating:4.3 (out of 5)

So lovely, the British colonised it first. (Why waste it on the French?)

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Expert overall rating:4.2 (out of 5)

Art, boats and bars, roses and vintage cars ...

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The Port

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Expert overall rating:4.3 (out of 5)

The first port of call in St Tropez

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Old Village

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Expert overall rating:4.7 (out of 5)

A dog, a cockerel and a headless body: the heart and soul of St Tropez.

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