A River Cruise through the Heart of Burgundy and Provence

A Cruise for Lovers of French Wine and Good Food : Burgundy and Provence are two regions in France that are renowned for their wine and cuisine.  For anyone who's keen on French wine and good food, a Rhône and Saône River cruise takes you through the heart of Provence and Burgundy, France's top … [Read more...]

Arles, a bastion of Provencal tradition and culture

Once dubbed The Little Rome in Gaul, Arles was a popular city with Van Gogh and others: When you arrive in Arles, it quickly becomes clear that Van Gogh lived here for a while, although sadly the town folks didn’t show him much appreciation at the time. Things are quite different today, of course. … [Read more...]

The Camargue, where cowboys still roam the land…

France's Wild Wild West: The Camargue is an interesting region in the South of France, very much like its own separate little country. As you cross into the region, the scenery takes on a huge change.  Instead of elegant French chateaux,  medieval villages or Roman ruins, you'll see vast stretches … [Read more...]

Tour Routes in France

Tour Routes in France Virtually all multi-country Europe tours pass through or originate in Paris, but few see much more of France. It is possible to do a pretty extensive tour of France but even so some fairly important areas will be missing or only covered briefly. Regional tours are popular … [Read more...]