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.
Enchanting villages, stunning abbeys, and sparkling seaports beckon. Rudy visits Giverny’s museums, where Impressionalism was born, honors the soldiers who fought on Normandy’s beaches on D-Day, and marvels at the awe-inspiring Abbey of Mont-St-Michel.
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 leisurely
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.