October Tour News

Hi from Rick: Discovering France, Your Way

I like to think of France as Europe’s hubcap, where all the spokes come together: blessed with Renaissance gardens from Italy, towering Alps like Switzerland (the highest in Europe), bullfighting from Spain (but they don’t kill the bull), hearty hunter cuisine from Germany (in Alsace), and even couscous from North Africa. And, of course, Paris is the hub of France.

This month’s edition of Tour News will have you spinning that cultural wheel to create the France experience of your dreams. You’ll find beautiful day-by-day slideshows covering our Paris & the Heart of France and Loire to the South of France tours for 2016 — featuring some knockout photos — along with… Read more

In this issue

Slideshow: Loire to the South of France in 13 Days

Everyone knows that France is blessed with beautiful sights. But what will you see when you're on an actual tour? To give you a completely honest preview, Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli… Read more

Slideshow: Paris & the Heart of France in 11 Days

If the unforgettable sights of Paris, Normandy, and the Loire keep rising to the top of your travel dreams, have we got a tour for you! To provide some real, on-the-road images to go with… Read more

Five Tastes of France

From its remarkable wines and cuisine to its sophisticated cities and countryside charms, France is simply irresistible. But where does one start? Here's a sampling of videos and words to help you… Read more

Raves About Rick’s France Tours

What's it like to "connect the wows" of France's greatest sights and cultural experiences on a Rick Steves tour? Pretty amazing, to say the least! Read what our tour members have to say… Read more

Interview with France Guide Virginie Moré

Virginie Moré is a bundle of positive energy with a winning smile and a deep understanding of French history and French attitudes (she is, after all, French). Virginie also "gets" Americans well… Read more

Our 2016 Tours Have Arrived!

Our full season of 2016 tours is ready to roll — and you can save money right off the bat! Reserve seats on any 2016 Rick Steves tour today, and you'll automatically save $100 per person… Book now