Begin this intoxicating tour in Reims, home of the historic cathedral where French kings were crowned. Visit champagne producers, both large and small, in wine country, and shop for fine chocolate in the medieval town of Troyes. Discover Charleville’s tradition of puppetry, and marvel at the Fortress of Sedan, the largest castle in Europe.
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.Watch Now >>
Corsica’s most beautiful beaches and coastal stretches exist on the western side of the island, while the interior of the island is quite mountainous. The development of the railroads in both locations were built with optimum scenic views and the unique topography in mind. The Vecchio viaduct was built by none other than Gustave Eiffel.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 >>
Rudy samples the best Bordeaux wine, and then cruises the lovely Dordogne and Lot Rivers, with stops at chateaux, ancient windmills, and perched villages. He also attends cooking classes, and embarks on an underground adventure to view prehistoric cave paintings.Watch Now >>