The high-speed TGV service from Paris to Nice and Ventimiglia takes around 6 hours, passing through almost the whole length of the French countryside. An alternative journey, Lille - Nice (TGV) is also available, but generally terminates at Nice. The direct service to Ventimiglia doesn't run as often as services terminating at Nice, as shown in the Timetables section.
Ventimiglia is an Italian city situated on the country's border with France, on the Gulf of Genoa. The city boasts the remains of a Roman theatre, and various other culturally and architecturally interesting sights.
The city has two railway stations, one of which lies on the main;lin between Genoa and Nice.