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.
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 >>
Take a whirlwind tour of one of Laura McKenzie’s favorite cities to visit: Paris. During the day, there is more than enough to keep you busy. Historic sites and museums, such as the Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Picasso Museum, and the Paris Opera House are only the beginning of what there is to see.Watch 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 >>