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Avignon

Avignon is a quintessential example of the beauty and history in Provence – and a perfect destination for people who are venturing outside of Paris for the first time. So, what do you say – let’s see if we can get you there, and ensure you have fun once you […]

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Fascinating Tours of France

You may not be a fan of vacation packages and organized holiday tours. Heck, I wasn’t. But after doing some extensive research on the best France tours, and seeing just how sophisticated and downright interesting they are, I have to admit I’ve changed my mind. Check out these France tours […]

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Amazing Castles in France [PHOTOS]

French castles are the all-in-one destination – you’ve got history, art, architecture, and nature (sometimes harnessed, sometimes savage). You can see a couple a day, or pack a picnic and choose one for a daylong trip. And there’s always plenty of room for the kids to run around. But although […]


Visiting Lourdes

While Lourdes is well known to millions of religious pilgrims, it’s often overlooked by secular travelers. But you don’t have to believe the story of the Marian apparition, or even be religious, to enjoy a trip to Lourdes. In case you don’t know the religious history of Lourdes, in 1858 […]

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Side Trips from Bordeaux

Although Bordeaux is a popular destination, for many travelers it can seem just so darn far from everything (“everything” = Paris and Provence). And, although people do know about the city and oenophiles make the pilgrimage to the region’s yummiest vineyards, there’s a lot of “but what else is there […]