France

There are many great reasons why France is the most visited country in the world, among them are-

  • The French Riviera (very popular with large cruise ships)
  • Growing popularity of River Cruising
  • Paris

….to name just a few

Destination Tips and Features

Romance, Sight-seeing, Cultural, Gastronomic –

Guided Tours are best for

  • Adding insight and context to your surroundings
  • Taking the risk and uncertainty out of your trip
  • Negotiating for the best value possible
  • Traveling with like-minded people and making new friends

Independent Tours best for

  • Taking things at your own pace
  • Going to out of the way places
  • Staying to yourself and securing more privacy
  • Maintaining the flexibility to change plans on the fly

Ocean and River Cruises are best for

  • Hitting the highlights of several areas
  • Maximizing value and convenience
  • Reaching remote destinations
  • Seeing the destinations from a different perspective

Popular Destinations

Whether it’s the glamour or the French Riviera, the beauty and flavors of the Bordeaux region, or sophisticated romance of the city of lights (Paris), France is still one of the most romantic and beautiful regions of Europe

Paris

France’s food is among its many celebrated aspects and dining is a pleasure for all visitors whether it’s a quick stop stop at a cafe for a coffee and croissant or chocolate-filled croissant known as pain au chocolate, or a delightful evening at a gastronomic restaurant such as L’Atelier Joel Robuchon, Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee and Jules Verne in the Eiffel Tower.

French Riviera

While technically it’s own minicipality, Monaco and Monte Carlo are the epitome of glamour and wealth in the French Riviera and are a haven for the rich and famous. Monaco travel is best known for its Grand Casino in Monte Carlo and the Monaco Grand Prix held annually in May, when Formula One cars take to the the narrow, winding streets attracting thousands of spectators.

Measuring just less than one square mile, Monaco is the second smallest independent state in the world after the Vatican. Monaco is rimmed by the Alpes-Maritimes foothills, which create a natural amphitheater overlooking its ribbon of Mediterranean coastline below known as the Côte d’Azur. Surrounded by France on three sides, French is the official language and there are no border formalities. Monaco is perfectly situated for exploring the French and Italian Rivera.

Burgundy and Bordeaux

France’s food is among its many celebrated aspects and dining is a pleasure for all visitors whether it’s a quick stop stop at a cafe for a coffee and croissant or chocolate-filled croissant known as pain au chocolate, or a delightful evening at a gastronomic restaurant such as L’Atelier Joel Robuchon, Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee and Jules Verne in the Eiffel Tower. .