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30km rule remains for long trips

Monaco says it is applying reciprocal entry rules for the French in response to the 30km border rule which, although slightly relaxed on the weekend, does not go far enough.

Don’t risk being turned away at the airport

Travellers, including Monaco residents, are being refused access to their flights at Nice airport because they are not meeting strict new criteria for international travel outside of the EU.

Courchevel gets around lift-ban

Luxury ski resort Courchevel has been given the green light to open a blue slope during the February break, but skiers won’t be taking a lift. Instead, they’ll have to access it by car.

Welcome Monaco One

Monaco’s new fast shuttle between Ventimiglia and Port Hercule has arrived in the Principality ahead of its official launch in March.

Nice bans holiday rentals, boosts controls at airport

Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi has banned seasonal rentals in February and called for greater PCR test controls at the airport in an effort to stem the tide of the Covid pandemic.

Nice-Paris night train returns in April

The Nice-Paris night train, defunct since 2017, is being relaunched in 2021 to the excitement of travellers looking for an alternative to long drives and carbon-fuelled airline travel.