Barcelona (Spain) can be easily reached from Paris (France) by train. This trip is not only economic but will also take you through some amazing landscape! Rad on!
Monaco is a small beautiful country with its famous capital Monte Carlo. Here is a brief note on how to reach Monaco by train from Europe!
French train system is very efficient and effective, however, for a newcomer it can be quite a Herculean task to understand. You don't understand the language, the kiosks or anything about their train system as it is unlike any other that you have encountered in Europe or elsewhere. This post is for demystifying the trains in France, the ticketing system and some basics important information about travelling in French trains.