Getting to Know France
|Play this video for a magical minute of travel through France (including bits of Holland and Belgium)!|
Ask anyone who's traveled through France: this slice of the continent pretty much invented The Good Life. Have a taste!
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Tour Members Rave About France
Memorable places and great guides deliver "wow" experiences
Interview with William and Marie Altman
This French couple shares a home, and a love for guiding Rick's tours
Festivals in France for 2010
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Tasting the Wines of Provence
Rich, fruity reds and dry, fresh rosés, oh my
How Turkey Gave France the Finger
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Listen to Our France Tour Guides...
A fun way to be introduced to a region — and to 'test drive' a tour guide — is to listen to our Travel with Rick Steves public radio show. Here are excerpts from a few shows that have featured some of our France tour guides.
Paris, Part 1
Whether you're dreaming of your first trip to Paris, or planning a return, you'll enjoy Parisian tour guide Arnaud Servignat's inside look at his home town. (39 min)
Paris, Part 2
French tour guide Patrick Vidal joins Rick for an insider's perspective on the style and substance that make Paris a cultural capital. (45 min)
Paris is a mouthwatering experience, thanks to the dishes that come from every corner of France. Tour guide Arnaud Servignat helps Rick navigate the menu. (21 min)
Magic of Provence
Rick is joined by the co-author of his Provence guidebook, Steve Smith, and French tour guide Patrick Vidal to explore what makes the South of France so magical. (45 min)
Normandy's D-Day Sites
Normandy tour guide Ellwood Von Seibold joins Rick to discuss a French travel experience that many Americans rate among the most moving of their lives. (29 min)