One way travelers prefer to experience France is by renting a boat and floating down the country’s endless canal passages. Also, visit two of Burgundy’s peaceful towns. Noyers-sur-Serein is one of Rudy’s favorites, while Vezelay Abbey, in Vezelay, represents the largest Romanesque church in France. As you enter the Abbey’s central portal, above the doorway is the miraculous Pentecost and Mission to the Apostles Tympanum.
With Laura McKenzie as your guide, enter the royal Palace of Versailles with its twelve miles of enclosing walls, twenty-six acres of roof, 2,000+ windows, grand outdoor park, and enchanting Hall of Mirrors. Shop in Place Vendome, and experience Paris after dark.Watch Now >>
From the high-speed T.G.V. (Train a Grande Vitesse, or, high speed train) that travels between France’s cities, to the steam locomotives that traverse her countrysides, France offers travelers a wide variety of railroad journeys. Whisk across expansive bridges past quaint rural stations on the line from Valence to Grenoble. A steam locomotive will then leisurelyWatch Now >>
Ancient Greek and Roman remnants are more than cold stone, they hold centuries of history and stories. Revisit Rudy’s favorite classical and magical sites around the Mediterranean, including Athens, Delphi, Delos, Paestum, Syracuse, Pompeii, Rome, and Provence.Watch Now >>