November Tour News

Hi from Rick: Treat Yourself to France

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's (but France's Alps are higher), bullfighting from Spain (but the French 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 past year nearly 5,000 travelers have enjoyed the delights of France on a Rick Steves tour. And this month's edition of Tour News will have you spinning that cultural wheel to create the 2019 France experience of your dreams… Read more


Five Tempting 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 our five itineraries… Read more


Inside the abbey of Mont St-Michel, France

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? C'est magnifique, to say the least! Read what our tour members have to say… 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


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: Best of Eastern France in 14 Days

The bountiful vineyards, classic villages, and hearty cuisine of Eastern France are legendary. If you've already had a taste of Paris, it's time you stayed for the full course. Let's go… Read more


Opéra Garnier rooftop, Paris, France

Tour Forum: Paris & Heart of France Pre-Tour Ideas

JKL from Illinois writes, "Headed to Paris & Heart of France. We are arriving only one day early and not staying beyond the tour. What does the tour not include that you think are must-do's…?" Read more


Guide Interview: Chris Coleman

Native Minnesotan Chris Coleman has been a big part of Rick Steves' tours through France since 1998. Let's get to know Chris a little better… Read more


Book Now, Save $100!

Reserve seats on any 2019 Rick Steves tour today, and you'll automatically save $100 per person! Booking early is the best way to lock in your departure date — and save — before tours fill up… Read more


Win Your Next Tour!

Have you traveled on a Rick Steves tour this year? Create a website of your 2018 tour experience and enter it into our online Scrapbook Contest for your chance to win your next tour… Read more