From Cannes to Turin via the scenic Tende line

The next part of our trip would be in northern Italy, but of course we first had to get there. As our first planned stop was Turin we had two options to travel there, either we used the mainline routes via Genoa (but train traffic might still have been disturbed by the collapse of the…

Holiday Inn Cannes

For our few days at the Côte d’Azur we elected to stay in the Holiday Inn of Cannes. It is located outside of the town centre near the Cannes La Bocca railway station. The area around the hotel is mostly residential with very few restaurants and shops close by, you can walk to the town…

Tracking down the Côte d’Azur

To get to my next stop of this great rail adventure, Cannes, I found myself once again in the Montpellier Saint-Roch station in the morning. While the circulation area above the tracks is nice and modern, the platform area feels very cavernous and subterranean and is not the nicest area too wait for our train…