From a fairy tale fortress to the gentle Pyrenees, Rudy takes in the castles and peaks of this sensational region. Your itinerary includes an unforgettable stop at Carcassonne, the largest fortress in Europe, replete with romantic castle ruins. In the high country, explore one of the world’s natural wonders, a mountain amphitheatre with cascading waterfalls.
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 >>