Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Tourist Traps

  • Money Exchange Shops
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Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Tourist Traps

  • Promenade Des Anglias

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    the wide 7 kilometer stretch of pebble beaches along the Promenade Des Anglais is a mish mash of Public and Private Beaches of which you will see that the private beaches are enclosed by wooden spikes of which you need to pay from 15 to 20 euros to enter the private beaches, which are owned by the different hotels fronting the beaches (a caveat!...

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  • Money Exchange Shops

    Arles Tourist Traps

    Other countries in the world don't charge huge Commission Rates in the Money exhange transaction but here in Europe and even here in Arles, most Bureau De Change Shops charge a commision fee from 3% to 18% per money exhange transaction, depending on the amount you would exhange and the currency you would exhange into Euros. (50 euros of less is 18%...

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  • 6 Euros for some stones?!?

    The "Village des Bories" is one of the main sights close to Gordes (see another tip). Ages ago, people piled up stones to build primitive houses. The curious thing about these is that there was no mortar used at all. The stones themselves hold the house together. These stone-houses are called "bories", and many of them are found in the area close...

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  • Cannes

    Apart from Monaco, I found Cannes a major trap. The waterfront is quite dirty and not a nice as in most other towns nearby, it's expensive and posy. But hey, it's Cannes! Therefore you can do as much upmarket shopping as you like and flirt with all the rich folk in and around the Carlton Hotel over many pricey cocktails.

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