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Alpes-Maritimes

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Alpes-Maritimes is a département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of France. It has 300 sunny days per year, making it an excellent tourist destination.

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The département can be divided into three parts:

  • The coast area, which attracts lots of tourists
  • The arrière pays famous for its nice villages
  • The moutain area, with its ski resorts

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By plane[edit]

  • Easy Jet among other airlines, fly into Nice airport making the Alpes Maritimes cheap and easy to get to.

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By train[edit]

There are four rail links :

Theses routes are operated by SNCF, the national railway company. Trains also stop in smaller cities (see time table). [1]

This route is called Chemin de fer de Provence and is often refered as Le train des Pignes. It's operated by a private company (Veolia Transports). It's also serving many small villages as Puget-Thenier, Entrevaux or Annot. Interail cards are not accepted. The trains are not equipped for disable people. [2]

By bus[edit]

The Conseil Général (local council) operates a bus network called TAM. It offers to route to almost every town and village within the département. The one-way ticket costs €1 whatever the destination.

The main routes are :

This network also operates (on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and the nights before a public holiday) a night service called NocTAM'bus. The three night routes are:

There are also two special airport routes:

Warning Special fares apply on the airport routes (110 and 210):

Time tables are available online [3] (in French)

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